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Italy: Diversity strategy

15-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Italian M&A activity has hit a rough patch, forcing law firms to look for alternative sources of revenue

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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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Reed Smith and Lindahl among firms advising on Meda’s £1.8bn acquisition of Rottapharm

5-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Reed Smith has advised alongside a raft of European firms on Swedish pharmaceuticals company Meda’s acquisition of its Italian rival Rottapharm for £1.8bn.

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DLA Piper Italy partner caught up in corruption probe

25-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A partner in DLA Piper’s Milan office is facing trial on corruption charges related to Milan’s hosting of next year’s ‘Expo 2015’ world fair.

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Italy's NCTM bolts on Rome TMT and finance boutique

6-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Italian firm NCTM has increased its privacy, TMT and finance strength by merging with Rome firm Panetta & Associati.

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Convention against double taxation between Italy and Hong Kong download subscription

NCTM 3-Apr-2013

Convention against double taxation between Italy and Hong Kong.

Italy Briefings

EU law on cookies: updated September 2014 download subscription

DLA Piper 11-Sep-2014

Businesses should begin identifying the cookies that are used by their website. A ‘cookie audit’ should be undertaken with the assistance of IT departments/specialist legal advisers.

Multinational tax practices face growing scrutiny download subscription

Allen & Overy 9-Sep-2014

The globalisation of labour, capital and know-how has brought about new challenges for domestic and conventional tax laws.

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence — broadcasters’ ownership; television advertising; data protection; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 5-Sep-2014

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

IP Rights in Data Handbook: protecting and exploiting IP in data, big data and databases internationally download subscription

DLA Piper 3-Sep-2014

DLA Piper’s second-edition IP Rights in Data Handbook now covers 20 jurisdictions and includes top tips from local professionals on how best to exploit big data.

Copyright: a new decision of the Court of Turin on the ISP’s liability download subscription

NCTM 1-Sep-2014

The Court of Turin has pronounced its appeal decision within the interim proceedings brought by Delta TV Programs against Google and Youtube for the infringement of its IP rights.

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence — Aereo ‘astonishes’ broadcasters with new legal strategy; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 8-Aug-2014

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

Insurers to boost access to financing in Italy download subscription

DLA Piper 28-Jul-2014

On 24 June 2014, Governmental Decree no. 91/2014 (the so-called ‘Competitiveness Decree’) was published in the Italian Official Gazette.

Corporate liability: the Italian Supreme Court extends the scope of application of Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 download subscription

DLA Piper 25-Jul-2014

The Italian Supreme Court has reconsidered the possibility of applying Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 to the so-called target offences of a criminal organisation.

Italian tax changes: implications for medium- and long-term banking arrangements download subscription

Eversheds 23-Jul-2014

International retail businesses that have businesses or subsidiaries with banking facilities in Italy should be aware of recent tax changes within the country.

Europe: Italian tax changes in relation to Italian banking arrangements download subscription

Eversheds 22-Jul-2014

International industrial and manufacturing businesses that have Italian businesses or subsidiaries with banking facilities in Italy should be aware of recent Italian tax changes.

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NCTM

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