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Italian language exam – recognised certifiers

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

This article will deal with the recognition of existing language qualifications for Italian citizenship applications. In our article dated December 2018 we advised you of the amendment to the immigration and citizenship law D.L. n. 91 of 5th February 1992, which confirmed that an additional requirement for all those applying for Italian citizenship under...

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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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EU blue card – highly skilled workers visa

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

EU Blue Card: The EU Blue Card is a work permit that is offered by 25 Member States to highly-qualified non-EU citizens. The permit allows for non-EU citizens who are qualified workers to have the freedom of movement within the European Union. Apart from being a non-EU citizen, an applicant must also be one of the following: a highly-qualified/skilled...

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Libertà di stabilimento nell’UE per le società

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in COMMERCIAL LAW UPDATES, LEGAL UPDATES

Nel TFUE gli articoli dal 49 al 54 si occupano della libertà di stabilimento riconosciuta alle società e ai professionisti, ossia la libertà di trasferirsi in altro Stato membro al fine di esercitare una qualsiasi attività economica. A tale proposito, l’art. 49 prevede quanto segue: “Nel quadro delle disposizioni che seguono, le restrizioni alla...

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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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Decreto Flussi 2019

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

Work Permit Quotas 2019 for non-EU nationals: Work permit quotas for non-EU nationals in Italy are released at the beginning of each year by way of publication of the Immigration Quota Decree ‘Decreto Flussi’, which allows non-EU nationals who meet the requirements of the decree to obtain a work permit in Italy. The quotas vary from year to year. In...

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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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INTERNATIONAL LETTERS ROGATORY

Posted by on Jan 19, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

“Letters rogatory” (a legal request -which will be referred to here simply as a “rogatory”),  provide judicial authorities in Italy with reciprocal assistance and co-operation in legal proceedings. POST BY AVVOCATI JESSICA ZAMA AND AGNESE MICOZZI A rogatory is a tool used to notify and serve documents which have legal value in a different...

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BRITISH CITIZENSHIP

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

Applications for British Citizenship: There are different ways to apply for British citizenship based on your circumstances. Grounds of Current residence: If you moved to the UK you may apply for ‘naturalisation’ as a British citizen if: – you moved to the UK on a visa – you are from a EEA country or Switzerland If you have lived in the UK...

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Italian language test for citizenship

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

A new language test for Italian citizenship has recently been added in an amendment to the immigration and citizenship law D.L. n. 91 of 5th February 1992. Last month  amendment 14.7 of the Decreto Sicurezza was approved in the Camera, confirming the requirement that all those applying for Italian citizenship under Article 5 of the 1992 law (marriage...

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