Italy (IT)

Jurisdiction Overview

470 *LO Record: Does the registration of domestic companies comprise legal owner's identity information? All LO: Yes, all companies require recording of all legal owners.
 Data Date: 2017


The Global Forum reports: "Within 20 days of incorporation, the notary having received the articles of incorporation of a SPA [public limited company], a SAPA [partnership limited by shares] or a SRL [limited liability company] must send them to registration authorities for registration (s.2330 of the Civil Code). The identity of shareholders, their date of birth, the number and identities of directors, the number and identities of auditors as well as the duration of the business must be provided (s.2328). [...] The information maintained in the business register is as follows: form of the entity, date of incorporation, capital, TIN, activity, representatives of the companies and shareholders’ identities." (GF 2013: 24-26; [TJN-Note]). The Global Forum confirmed in 2017: "Since the first round of review there has been no change in the relevant obligations" (GF 2017: 28).


GF 2013: 24-25; GF 2017: 28