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28/02/2024
Renewable energy in Italy
1. Introduction  With the aim of preventing climate change, the European Union (“EU”) has set ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The EUs main goals are to achieve climate neutrality...
22/02/2024
CMS alongside Fremantle in acquisition of Asacha Media
CMS assisted Fremantle, a world leading creator, producer and distributor of entertainment, drama, film and documentary content, on its acquisition of Asacha MediaFremantle has signed an agreement to...
21/02/2024
CMS alongside Baillie Gifford and Durable Capital Partners funds in the...
21 February 2024 CMS-among the top ten law firms in­ter­na­tion­ally-as­sisted the British investment fund Baillie Gifford and the American investment fund Durable Capital Partners in the legal aspects related...
19/02/2024
Real estate finance law in Italy
A. Mortgages 1. Can security be granted to a foreign lender? Yes. There is no restriction on the ownership of land by foreign parties in general or a foreign bank taking security over land. However...
19/02/2024
Crypto Tax Legislation & Law in Italy
1. Is there a specific legislation issued for the taxation of crypto-assets or do general national tax law principles apply because the tax legislator has not regulated this so far? With the 2023 Budget...
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16/02/2024
Corporate email account and processing of metadata. The retention period...
Through the issuing of the guidelines “Software and services for e-mail management in the employment context and the handling of metadata” (the “Guidelines”), the Italian Data Protection Authority...
15/02/2024
Avoidance actions: Italy is prepared
The European legislator intends to harmonise the avoidance actions in the member states. Italy, however, already has comprehensive legislation in place that covers this issue.European legal framework...
15/02/2024
Labor law and the implementation of AI in the workplace
Artificial Intelligence is a huge challenge for employers, with enormous implications on labour law.In Italy, the employment law may have difficulties in “catching up” with the fast pace of technological...
14/02/2024
Energy Decree converted into law: the main novelties in the field of renewable...
Decree-Law No. 181 of 9 December 2023 (DL 181/2023) on "Urgent provisions for the country's energy security, the promotion of the use of renewable energy sources, the support for energy-intensive undertakings...
14/02/2024
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...
13/02/2024
The EU Parliament and Council reached an agreement on ESG rating
On 5 February 2024, the European Parliament (the Parliament) and the Council of the European Union (the Council) reached a provisional agreement on the EU Commission's proposal from June 2023 for a regulation...
13/02/2024
EU legislative initiatives on recovery and resolution planning for insurance...
With the compromise proposal for an Insurance Recovery and Resolution Directive (IRRD) published by the EU Council in January 2024, EU legislative initiatives to establish a recovery and resolution framework...