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First ECJ caselaw on Succession Regulation

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in LEGAL UPDATES

The EU Regulation on cross-border inheritance and succession no. 650/2012 came into force in August 2015, so not surprisingly only now its provisions are starting to be interpreted by the European Court of Justice. Lawyers who deal with cross-border estates, such as a succession involving assets in more than one country including an EU member state are keen...

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Italian divorce law – Supreme Court takes new direction on spousal maintenance

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in LEGAL UPDATES

A historic decision of the Corte di Cassazione in May 2017 may be one of the most discussed developments in Italian divorce law for years to come. Although the decision was made by Section I of the Supreme Court (not a joint “sezioni uniti” pronouncement considered to have the most power to bind future courts) it is widely conisdered to be very...

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New rules – declaration of succession in Italy

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in LEGAL UPDATES

The death of a person in Italy must be registered within 12 months, by the heirs, an Executor or other interested party, by lodging the form known as the “dichiarazione di successione“, probably the equivalent of the application for Probate in the UK. Up to now this form has been presented at the tax office, the Agenzia delle Entrate, in the...

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Alternative White Paper – UK Citizens in Europe

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in LEGAL UPDATES

On the eve of the Government’s White Paper publication, UK citizens living in the EU present their ‘UK Citizens in Europe – Towards an Alternative White Paper’. Alternative White Paper – Uk citizens in the EU – LINK TO WHITE PAPER ON SITE OF ECREU This is the biggest group of British citizens’ organisations in Europe working...

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#FairDealNow Webinar

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in LEGAL UPDATES

Monday 30th January 2017 at 6pm UK time (7pm Italy). Organised by group New Europeans, this webinar will discuss issues relating to the future of British citizens in the EU and EU nationals in the UK. Please find all the details and how to register on this link. https://neweuropeans.net/event/1707/fairdealnow-webinar New Europeans is a civil rights...

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