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  • AP blogs from the Olympics : No RSS feeds?

    From the Washington Post, AP is logging from the Olympics. AP staffers from around the world are in Turin, Italy, to cover the Winter Olympics. They’ll be filing reports on the sights, sounds and the atmosphere of the games, which began Friday night with the opening ceremony and began in earnest...

  • EU Outbound Merger Not Eligible For Tax-Free Treatment if No Permanent Establishment in Italy After the Merger

    Italian tax administration rules that EU merger does qualify for tax free treatment under the EU merger directive if no permanent establishment in Italy exists after the...

  • FDA Traces Salmonella Outbreak to Sprout Seeds

    According to this story in he Packer, the FDA has traced the recent salmonella oubreak in alfalfa sprouts to imported seeds.  Caudill Seed Co, of Kentucky, has recalled batches of seeds imported from Italy. The recent sprout outbreak has sickened 35 persons in 7 states....

  • Italy Extends Statute of Limitation for Foreign investments and CFCs

    Italy Extends to 9 Years the Statute of Limitation for Income from Foreign Investments and Controlled Foreign...

  • Italy’s Tax Administration Announces More Controls on Nonresidents’ Tax Refunds

    Italy's tax administration announced stricter controls on tax refund applications filed on behalf of nonresident persons, and sent a notice to various banks acting as intermediaries in which it requested more information in order to avoid abuse and treaty shopping. As a result, banks may be...

  • Chancery Addresses Personal Jurisdiction over Companies Based in Italy

    Reid v. Siniscalchi, et al., C.A. No. 2874-VCN (Del. Ch. Jan. 31, 2011). See summary of prior decision of the Delaware Supreme Court in this case here, before the remand which led to the instant opinion by the Court of Chancery. Issue:  The broader issue was whether Court of Chancery Rule 12(b)(2)...

  • TOWARDS A EUROPEAN CLEAN HANDS OPERATION?

    A motion has recently been voted at the European Parliament in Strasburg with a view to encouraging the European Commission to prepare a directive to fight against international organised crime (mafia) throughout the European Union....

  • Costa Concordia – Lessons Learned and Path Forward

    When the Costa Concordia ran aground on a reef off Giglio Island near the Tuscan coast of Italy last month, owners and insurers of vessels certainly paid attention. How could they not? The incident was the most noteworthy shipping casualty since the Exxon Valdez disaster, and it is now being called ...

  • NBC to Broadcast Special Report on Costa Concordia

    On Thursday night at 10:00 PM, NBC will broadcast a special report on the Costa Concordia during an episode of Rock Center With Brian Williams.  The special will features a story about the survivors of Italy’s Costa Concordia shipwreck, and the rights that they unknowingly signed away when they...

  • Who’s to Blame? Costa Concordia Criminal Hearing Begins in Italy

    Today the hearing begins in Grosseto, Italy to determine who should be named as defendants in the criminal trial involving the deadly Costa Concordia disaster. The potential defendants from the cruise ship include infamous Captain Schettino who was at the helm when he maneuvered the ship into the...