Insurance and Reinsurance Newsletter: Italy — January 2014

DLA Piper Italy has published the January 2014 issue of the Insurance and Reinsurance Newsletter.


  • IVASS — towards Solvency II
  • IVASS — non-life long-term insurance contracts. Evidence of discount in the policy and withdrawal
  • IVASS — change of rules for the professional proficiency of agents and brokers
  • Claims made clauses: recent confirmation by the Supreme Court of Cassation
  • Life insurance policies — right of withdrawal — EU Court of Justice
  • The Supreme Court of Cassation on the difference between clauses that define the risk insured and those that limit the liability of the insurer
  • Early decisions (contrasting) relating to medical liability following the ‘Balduzzi Decree’
  • Non-pecuniary loss and scope of application of art. 139 of the Insurance Code — contrasting case law
  • Public officials — ‘in-house’ companies — liability for loss caused to the public purse — a recent Supreme Court of Cassation decision

If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in


It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer


Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.


Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.


Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Briefings from DLA Piper

View more briefings from DLA Piper

Analysis from The Lawyer

View more analysis from The Lawyer


3 Noble Street

Turnover (£m): 1,566.29
No. of lawyers: 3,961 (UK 200)
Jurisdiction: global
No. of offices: more than 75
No. of qualified lawyers: 542 (International 50)
No. of partners: 142.6