31 05, 2017

ESMA sets Principles for supervisory approach to relocations from the UK

By | maggio 31st, 2017|Civile-Commerciale, Finance, Newsflash, Societario|

[Newsflash n. 33]


Today, 31 May 2017, ESMA has published an opinion (ESMA 42-110-433) setting out general principles aimed at supporting supervisory convergence in response to the increased requests from UK financial market participants seeking to relocate to the 27 Member States that will remain in the EU (EU27), in order to continue to benefit from access to […]

26 05, 2017

Law proposal for Milan as the new financial centre in Europe

By | maggio 26th, 2017|Civile-Commerciale, Finance, Societario|

[Newsflash n. 32]


From day one after Brexit, rumours have been spreading throughout Europe about which city, if any, will become the new financial centre after London. In this race, Italy has been consistently left aside during mainly on the grounds of unfavourable taxation and employment system. For this reason, a timely reaction was strongly desired […]

21 04, 2017

MAR: implementation in Italy and consultation on CONSOB Handbooks

By | aprile 21st, 2017|Capital Markets, Finance, Newsletter, Regolamentazione Finanziaria e Servizi Pagamento, Societario|

[Newsletter n. 7]


On 6 April 2017 CONSOB published the required amendments to CONSOB Regulations on issuers (11971/1999), markets (16191/2007) and related party transactions (17221/2010) implementing the Market Abuse Regulation (EU Regulation No. 596/2014, “MAR”) and its related delegated acts.

The amendments have been issued following an intense work of the Regulator which elaborated the 21 […]

14 03, 2017

European Parliament approves revised Shareholders’ Rights Directive

By | marzo 14th, 2017|Corporate Governance, Societario|

On 14 March 2017, the European Parliament has voted its report on the revised Shareholders’ rights directive. The final adoption step will take place in the European Council shortly. The directive will enter into force two years after its publication in the official journal.

Why did the Commission revise the Shareholders’ Rights Directive?

The financial […]

17 11, 2016

ECB launches a public consultation on a guide to the fit and proper assessments of bank board members

By | novembre 17th, 2016|Finance, Newsflash, Societario|

[Newsflash n. 18]

On 14 November 2016 the European Central Bank (“ECB”) launched a public consultation concerning the criteria and procedures for determining suitability of bank board members.

In the framework of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (“SSM”), the ECB Banking Supervision has submitted to public consultation a 

26 09, 2016

Ministry of Economic Development issues “Industry 4.0” plan

By | settembre 26th, 2016|Civile-Commerciale, Newsflash, Societario|

[Newsflash n. 11]

On 21 September 2016 the Italian Ministry of Economic Development published the “Industry 4.0” national plan(*), which will be the basis of the upcoming Stability Law, with the objective to boost large-scale investments, innovation and productivity.

With this 13 billions Euro manoeuvre, the Government aims to activate innovative investments mainly by way of tax […]

6 09, 2016

Italian Revenue Agency issues resolution on taxation of bitcoins and other virtual currencies

By | settembre 6th, 2016|Civile-Commerciale, Finance, Societario|

On 2 September 2016, the Italian Revenue Agency issued Resolution n. 72/E on the tax treatment of transactions involving the use of bitcoins and other virtual currencies.

According to the resolution, intermediation activities involving exchange of real against virtual currencies carried out by market operators are not subject to VAT, being transactions […]

9 05, 2016

D.L. 59/2016: Recent developments in bankruptcy proceedings

By | maggio 9th, 2016|Contenzioso, Risoluzione delle Controversie, Societario|

Il decreto istituisce, presso il Ministero della Giustizia, un registro elettronico nel quale saranno pubblicate le informazioni ed i documenti relativi:

  • alle procedure di espropriazione forzata immobiliare;
  • alle procedure di fallimento, di concordato preventivo, di liquidazione coatta amministrativa;
  • ai procedimenti di omologazione di accordi di ristrutturazione dei debiti, nonché ai piani di risanamento quando vengano […]
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