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Italy: Via Dolorosa

3-Feb-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

Employment and political reforms, and a programme of privatisation could ease Italy’s and its legal market’s way through these punishing times

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European firms in London: City of dreams

4-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important

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Italy: Voter cycle

4-Feb-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Political instability in Italy has made foreign investors wary, slashing legal activity, but there is optimism that the coming elections could start a recovery

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Positive thinking

5 March 2012 | By Joanne Harris

Restructuring is up and M&A is down in Italy, but despite the country’s ratings downgrade many lawyers are upbeat about the prospects for 2012 and beyond

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Per ardua ad astra?

7 March 2011

Italian firms are emerging from their cloistered market and are now ready to launch a credible challenge in the international arena. Joanne Harris talks to the main contenders

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Locked up

Is Bonelli's lock-in a solution to the European succession planning question?

17-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Partner lock-ins normally come at a time of turmoil or change for a firm – following a merger, or to stem a slew of partner departures.

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Bonelli partners agree three-year 'loyalty' lock-in

8-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The partners of Italian firm Slaughter and May best friend Bonelli Erede Pappalardo have agreed to a three-year lock-in, as the firm continues its partnership restructuring.

Milan

Germany's Rödl takes Milan team from corporate boutique

13-Jan-2014 | By Joanne Harris

German multi-disciplinary firm Rödl & Partner has strengthened its presence in Italy with the hire of the Milan office of local M&A firm BLF Studio Legale.

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Briefing of the month

Convention against double taxation between Italy and Hong Kong download subscription

NCTM 3-Apr-2013

Convention against double taxation between Italy and Hong Kong.

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Brands Update — April 2014: experts on national law win the lottery download subscription

Taylor Wessing 16-Apr-2014

The CJEU has given a procedural judgment in a trademark cancellation case, clarifying the ground rules for EU courts in assessing the legal arguments made before them.

Insurance and Reinsurance Newsletter: April 2014 — Italy: new regulations on complaints management; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 15-Apr-2014

On 1 April 2014, the draft measure containing amendments to ISVAP regulation no. 24 on complaints handling was published on the IVASS website.

Weekly Newsletter Italy: 31 March to 6 April 2014 — Jobs Act; more controls of project workers; and more download subscription

Eversheds 14-Apr-2014

Eversheds has released its Italy newsletter, which contains information on HR consultancy, litigation and dispute management and financial services and markets regulation.

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence — anti-money laundering rules for online gambling; terms for new C4 licence; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 11-Apr-2014

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence is the global monthly publication from DLA Piper’s sports, media and entertainment group.

Top 13 of 2013: developments in trademark law and a look at what’s coming up in 2014 download subscription

Minter Ellison 10-Apr-2014

Last month we looked at what’s in store for patent law in 2014. This month we give trademarks the same treatment.

Comparing countries — more on spousal maintenance download subscription

Withers 10-Apr-2014

In a two-part analysis, Withers compared how different jurisdictions dealt with spousal maintenance.

Trainees in Italy: the challenge of the youth employment download subscription

Lexellent 8-Apr-2014

The Italian court has ruled that apprenticeship contracts will be considered independent from the Fornero Labour Reform regulations governing Italian employment relationships.

Antitrust Matters — April 2014: state aid; cartel facilitators; Belgium’s Competition Authority; exercising patent rights; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 4-Apr-2014

DLA Piper has released the second issue of its global competition and antitrust law newsletter Antitrust Matters.

Shipping and Transportation Bulletin: circumvention of anti-dumping duties; concession fees; and more download subscription

NCTM 4-Apr-2014

NCTM comments on a recent EGC judgment dealing with circumvention of anti-dumping duties, a subject that has become quite frequent in international trade.

Extension from 50 to 70 years of the term of protection of the phonogram producer’s rights on musical works’ recordings download subscription

NCTM 1-Apr-2014

The Legislative Decree amending directive 2006/11/EC on the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights has been published in the Italian Official Gazette. 

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NCTM, one of the leading independent law firms in Italy, was created in 2000 from the merger of Negri-Clementi and Montironi & Soci and Toffoletto & Associati, and has offices in Milan, Rome and Verona. The firm has more than 250 professionals, including 48 equity partners and has the resource and expertise to handle large and complex matters both in Italy and internationally... Read more