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Italian M&A activity has hit a rough patch, forcing law firms to look for alternative sources of revenue
Employment and political reforms, and a programme of privatisation could ease Italy’s and its legal market’s way through these punishing times
With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
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 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.
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.
In Italy, measures have been taken to preserve the continuity of operation of industrial plants of national strategic interest.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
From a foreign perspective, it is not easy to understand the difference between UP and UPC.
The World Economic Forum recently published the ninth edition of its annual Global Gender Gap Report. Italy has taken a step backwards.
NCTM has released the December 2014–January 2015 edition of its Shipping and Transport Bulletin.
The Italian government has powers to intervene in certain transactions involving Italian defence companies under Italian Law Decree No. 21 of 15 March 2012.
Article 7 applies to geographical indications identifying products falling within one of the product classes listed in Annex III.
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