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Usi civici – property rights

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES, PROPERTY LAW UPDATES

In some regions in the South of Italy, in particular Abruzzo, Basilicata and many parts of Lazio (in particular south of Rome which were areas of the Mussolini bonifico) there are still ancient property rights (“usi civici“) which affect the ownership of land parcels, which in some cases go back to pre-Roman times. These are considered a...

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EU Law in English

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES, NEWS AND EVENTS, OUR TEAM

The European Union Justice Programme is funding a two year project in partnership with the Fondazione del Notariato Italiano and the Internatonal Association of Judges as well as the Notaries Chambers of Bulgaria and Hungary for the teaching of EU law. The project focuses specifically on the areas of family, succession and property law, in the English...

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Simplifying public documents

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

The EU Regulation on Public Documents n. 1191 came into force on 16th February 2019 and dramatically cuts red tape for EU citizens who need to provide public documents in another EU member state, abolishing the need for fixing with an Apostille, to prove the cross-border document or certificate is genuine, or even the need to provide a translation. The...

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International couples and property – EU Regulation

Posted by on Jan 24, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

New EU law will come into force on 29th January 2019, namely Regulations 1103/1106 and 1104/2016 which will regulate property ownership between married couples and registered partnerships in international or “cross-border” situations. The new rules, in a similar vein as other Regulations in family law matters, will prescribe clarity in case of a...

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