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01/12/2021
Law 10 Novem­ber 2021, n. 175: the new pro­vi­sions for the treat­ment of rare...
On Novem­ber 27, 2021, Law No. 175/2021, set­ting forth "Pro­vi­sions for the treat­ment of rare dis­eases and for the sup­port of re­search and pro­duc­tion of orphan drugs." was pub­lished in the Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette...
01/12/2021
E-sig­na­tures in fin­ance and NPL trans­ac­tions in Italy
1. E-con­tract­ing, e-state­ments and e-sig­na­tures in bank­ing & fin­ance trans­ac­tion con­tracts and leg­al state­ments 1.1 Which are the typ­ic­al doc­u­ments (con­tracts, leg­al state­ments, etc.) where writ­ten...
01/12/2021
CMS Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment Con­tact Card
World-class pub­lic pro­cure­ment spe­cial­ists The qual­ity of pub­lic ser­vices is in­creas­ingly de­term­ined by world-class skills in pub­lic pro­cure­ment. The pro­cure­ment re­gime ap­plies not only to the pub­lic...
29/11/2021
Re­cog­ni­tion and en­force­ment of for­eign judg­ments in Italy
1. Is there an ex­equatur pro­ced­ure? Yes. Re­cog­ni­tion of a for­eign judg­ment takes place auto­mat­ic­ally as long as the re­quire­ments are met and no grounds for re­fus­al are in­voked. Ex­e­cu­tion can be sought...
26/11/2021
Leg­al term for pay­ments in Italy
1. Are there any spe­cif­ic leg­al re­quire­ments in re­spect to pay­ment terms? Yes.Itali­an le­gis­la­tion on late pay­ment in com­mer­cial trans­ac­tions is de­rived from Dir­ect­ive 2011/7/EU that was im­ple­men­ted...
26/11/2021
COV­ID-19 vac­cin­a­tion and test­ing in Italy - em­ploy­ment law per­spect­ive
Vac­cin­a­tion 1. What op­tions does the em­ploy­er have to en­cour­age em­ploy­ees to be vac­cin­ated? Can the em­ploy­er provide a fin­an­cial in­cent­ive to em­ploy­ees?   A com­pany can provide in­cent­ives to con­vince...
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24/11/2021
Hy­dro­gen law and reg­u­la­tion in Italy
1. Cur­rent State of Hy­dro­gen Pro­jects in Italy Ac­cord­ing to the In­teg­rated Na­tion­al En­ergy and Cli­mate Plan (“PNIEC”), pub­lished in Decem­ber 2019 by the Min­istry of Eco­nom­ic De­vel­op­ment to­geth­er...
24/11/2021
The European Com­mis­sion pro­longs the State aid Tem­por­ary Frame­work un­til...
The European Com­mis­sion has de­cided to pro­long the State aid Tem­por­ary Frame­work un­til 30 June 2022. The amend­ment, aside from the tem­por­al ex­ten­sion, aims to in­crease the thresholds of cer­tain cat­egor­ies...
23/11/2021
Green Pass checks news
Law no. 165 of 19 Novem­ber 2021 has been pub­lished in the Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette, which con­ver­ted De­cree-Law no. 127 of 2021, (con­tain­ing "Ur­gent meas­ures to en­sure the safe per­form­ance of pub­lic and private...
10/11/2021
COV­ID and ViCo: The End?
En­larged Board of Ap­peal de­cision G1/21 Back­ground Fol­low­ing an EPO press re­lease on 16 Ju­ly 2021, the En­larged Board of Ap­peal’s (EBA) de­cision on video­con­fer­en­cing (ViCo) was re­leased last week. We...
05/11/2021
CJEU provides guid­ance on scope of pro­tec­tion provided by un­re­gistered...
Key Takeaways The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) handed down its judg­ment last week in a case con­cern­ing un­re­gistered Com­munity designs, Fer­rari and cus­tom­isa­tion kits. In sum­mary, the CJEU ruled that:...
05/11/2021
Bi­furc­a­tion in in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion and the scope of the func­tus of­fi­cio...
A re­cent de­cision of the Su­preme Court of West­ern Aus­tralia has set aside an in­ter­im ar­bit­ral award on the basis that the three mem­ber tribunal was func­tus of­fi­cio. The func­tus of­fi­cio doc­trine in ar­bit­ra­tion...