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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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“Codice rosso” new law on domestic violence

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in LEGAL UPDATES

New draft legislation making its way through the Italian Parliament, nicknamed “Disegno di legge Codice Rosso”  modifies the existing provisions of the codice penale. The new law provides for new training for police and carabinieri and fast-tracking of police reports by victims of domestic violence, which will need to be submitted immediately...

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Decreto Salvini – Legge 113/2018 – changes to law on Italian Citizenship


Changes to Italian Immigration and Citizenship rules (Decreto Salvini) came into force on October 5th 2018 with Decreto Legge 113/2018. Article 14 of this new law changes the current rules on applications for Italian citizenship. These new rules affect a number of our clients, in particular British citizens hoping to obtain Italian citizenship before the UK...

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