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Recognition of a Lasting Power of Attorney in Italy

Posted by on Mar 30, 2024 in LEGAL UPDATES

In case of advanced age and the onset of dementia, the loss of mental capacity of a family member can  present legal obstacles when relatives need to access their savings or sell their property to fund their future care. In the UK a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a useful tool which can be signed and registered with the Office of the Public Guardian in...

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Votes for life in 2024

Posted by on Jan 29, 2024 in LEGAL UPDATES

Oliver & Partners were proud to have supported Harry Shindler in his campaign to restore voting rights to the estimated 3.5 million British citizens living abroad.  From 16th January 2024, when the Elections Act 2022 came into force, British citizens living outside the UK for any length of time may now register to vote in UK elections, if they meet one...

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Codice fiscale for overseas heirs

Posted by on Jan 3, 2024 in LEGAL UPDATES

The Italian tax office has confirmed, in written opinion no. 407/2023, that an heir to an estate in Italy, resident abroad and without an Italian codice fiscale can in any case be listed as an heir in the declaration of succession. Where the heir has never been issued with a codice fiscale, the only information which must be provided in the declaration of...

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Separation and divorce in Italy

Posted by on Oct 1, 2023 in LEGAL UPDATES

As part of the reform of the justice system which came into force this year (Riforma Cartabia),  a new procedure for filing for legal separation and divorce in Italy has been introduced. Up to 2022 a couple would need to have an order from the Italian court for legal separation, before proceeding to a divorce. If the separation was contested by one of the...

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Tax and financial planning events in October

Posted by on Sep 28, 2023 in LEGAL UPDATES

We are publicising this interesting event which may be useful for our international clients and owners of property in Italy. Gareth Horsfall, financial advisor of the Spectrum IFA Group, who has been based in Italy for many years, has organised two dates (“Le Tour de Finance”) on which a panel of international guest speakers will  discuss...

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