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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


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


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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Grimaldi makes trio of lateral hires from local rivals

27-Jan-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Italian firm Grimaldi Studio Legale has added three partners to its roster, including former Allen & Overy (A&O) partner Davide D’Angelo.


Squire Patton Boggs and Bonelli collaborate on Rai Way €280m Italian IPO

21-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Squire Patton Boggs and Italian firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo have advised Italian transmission tower operator Rai Way on its €280m (£222m) IPO this week on the Italian stock exchange.

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Italian boutique expands with three partner hires

3-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Italian corporate boutique Giovannelli e Associati, which was launched last year by a team from Ashurst, has expanded with the addition of another three partners.

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Measures for distressed undertakings of strategic interest download subscription

NCTM 30-Jan-2015

In Italy, measures have been taken to preserve the continuity of operation of industrial plants of national strategic interest.

Can the admission to concordato preventivo be revoked if creditors, informed by the judicial commissioner of fraudulent acts, approved the proposal of the debtor? download subscription

NCTM 30-Jan-2015

The Italian Supreme Court ruled that the disclosure of acts in fraud carried out by the debtor causes the admission to concordato preventivo to be revoked according to Article 173 IBL, even in case of approval by the creditors. 

The VAT refund secured receivable from a customer admitted to concordato preventivo can be partially satisfied if liened assets value is lower download subscription

NCTM 30-Jan-2015

A company filed a plan for a concordato preventivo providing that creditors would be paid out of future earnings, which the Tribunal of Lucca refused to confirm.

Unlock Italy: telecoms operators optimistic download subscription

NCTM 27-Jan-2015

Decree-Law 133/2014, known as the ‘Unlock Italy Decree’, has significant implications for the telecoms sector. In particular, a 50 per cent tax credit is envisaged for wideband in ‘white areas’.

Global: 24 privacy authorities worldwide call for more mobile app privacy download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Dec-2014

The increased focus of national data protection authorities on the processing of personal data through mobile apps was again confirmed in an open letter from a group of data protection authorities.

The Italian position on the fundamental reform in European patent law download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Dec-2014

From a foreign perspective, it is not easy to understand the difference between UP and UPC.

Is it a numbers game? Gender equality in Italy download subscription

Lexellent 16-Dec-2014

The World Economic Forum recently published the ninth edition of its annual Global Gender Gap Report. Italy has taken a step backwards.

Shipping and Transport Bulletin — dredging in Italian ports; cross-border shipments of waste; and more download subscription

NCTM 4-Dec-2014

NCTM has released the December 2014–January 2015 edition of its Shipping and Transport Bulletin.

Italy: ‘golden powers’ over Italian defence companies download subscription

Eversheds 2-Dec-2014

The Italian government has powers to intervene in certain transactions involving Italian defence companies under Italian Law Decree No. 21 of 15 March 2012. 

The consolidated text of the CETA: Article 7 — geographical indication download subscription

NCTM 24-Nov-2014

Article 7 applies to geographical indications identifying products falling within one of the product classes listed in Annex III.

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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