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The Lawyer European Awards – Italy’s contenders

2-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

It’s been a difficult few years for many Italian firms, but as this year’s shortlist for The Lawyer European awards demonstrates, they’ve risen to the challenge

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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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Giambrone claimants win case but face fight for damages payout

13-Jul-2015 | By Katy Dowell

Claimants in the group action against Giambrone & Law scored a High Court victory this week. The outcome might be bittersweet however, after the firm’s indemnity insurers said there was no money left to claim.

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Withers make up five to partnership in slightly reduced promotions round

9-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Withers has promoted five lawyers to partnership across its London, Milan and San Francisco offices, including two special counsel and heads of department. 

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Italy's Portolano Cavallo launches in New York

7-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Italian TMT-focused firm Portolano Cavallo has launched in New York, hiring former DLA Piper partner Emily Maxwell to support its new offering.

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Italy: clarification on complex financial products download subscription

Eversheds 15-Jul-2015

Q&A makes it clear that intermediaries are responsible for mapping of products.

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Restructuring in Italy: acts of extraordinary administration download subscription

NCTM 7-Jul-2015

…in the interests of a company.

Italy: bankruptcy law change to promote debt restructuring download subscription

NCTM 6-Jul-2015

A debtor can cram down an agreement to dissenting minority lenders.

Promoting competitive sales in concordato preventivo procedures download subscription

NCTM 3-Jul-2015

New rules for the competitive bid process aimed at the sale of the debtor’s assets.

Eli Lilly succeeds in overturning award of DNIs regarding UK, FR, IT and ES designations of its European patent download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-Jul-2015

The Court of Appeal has delivered its long-awaited judgment in the Actavis v Eli Lillydispute, ruling that Actavis is not entitled to a declaration of noninfringement (DNI) of Eli Lilly’s European patent.

Investment opportunities in Italy: Shariah-compliant minibonds? download subscription

NCTM 30-Jun-2015

Italy, as many other countries in the western world, is facing a deep economic and financial crisis, which has affected the loan market and the ability of businesses to obtain bank financing. 

Smart Work in Italy: flexible working download subscription

Lexellent 29-Jun-2015 | Updated: 30-Jun-2015

One year ago, a new proposed law on Smart Work in Italy – with the aim of promoting more flexible and simplified forms of teleworking – was presented to the Italian Chamber of Deputies. 

Access to evidence in stand-alone antitrust damages actions: a landmark decision of the Italian Supreme Court download subscription

NCTM 17-Jun-2015

On 4 June 2015, the Italian Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision in relation to taking of evidence in stand alone antitrust damages actions (case Comi & Ors v Cargest).

Is the sun shining on Italy’s jobs market? download subscription

Lexellent 15-Jun-2015

Surge in new jobs could be a result of labour reforms or just down to workers being hired for the summer season.

Across the EUniverse, issue 3: Is EU law more like Taylor Swift or The Rolling Stones? download subscription

NCTM 11-Jun-2015

Also: will Better Regulation for Better Results work?; private enforcement in antitrust; and more.

Shipping and transport bulletin, Jun-Jul: piracy; freight uncertainty; and more download subscription

NCTM 8-Jun-2015

Also: second-hand containers; private areas in public ports; pilfering; and more.

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