• LexBlog Italy

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LexBlog
Publication date:
2019-10-11

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  • The Italian Medicines Agency publishes Guidance on the management of clinical trials in Italy during the COVID-19 emergency

    On March 12, 2020, the Italian Medicines Agency (“AIFA”) has provided guidance on the management of clinical trials due to the COVID-19 emergency.  The Guidance, which is addressed to CROs, Sponsors and non-profit organizations involved in clinical trials, allows for some derogations to support them face the criticalities.  The Guidance is intended to ensure that...

  • Italy reveals results of food and drink controls

    Most issues with food and beverages in Italy involved products of animal origin and were microbiological, according to a recent report from authorities. In 2018, almost 50,500 samples of food products were taken from all stages of the supply chain and nearly 130,000 analyzes conducted as part of official controls. From these analytical checks almost...

  • Italy Extends Disclosure Deadline for Intermediaries and Online Portals

    CONSOB and Bank of Italy ease compliance obligations during COVID-19. By Antonio Coletti, Marco Bonasso, and Isabella Porchia The Italian Securities Commission (CONSOB) and the Bank of Italy have adopted a series of measures to grant intermediaries and online portal managers an extended deadline to comply with their disclosure obligations, and facilitated compliance activities by...

  • Italy and COVID-19: Legal Overview on Key Business Issues

    This post is being published for The Trade Practitioner to highlight our global effort to provide support and advice to help businesses navigate legal issues and manage risk. Please visit our Coronavirus COVID-19 resource hub for additional information.  The recent outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly evolved from a local issue to...

  • Coronavirus COVID-19 – Italy Rachets Up

    What Has Changed? Up to now, European Governments have followed an approach to tackling Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on three main elements: closing down the main public interactions (retail, hospitality, sports) except those necessary for food and healthcare; encouraging/requiring people to work remotely where they can, and to stay away from work if not...

  • COVID-19: Italy ratchets up

    What has changed? Up to now, European Governments have followed an approach to tackling Coronavirus based on three main elements:  closing down the main public interactions (retail, hospitality, sports) except those necessary for food and healthcare;  encouraging/requiring people to work remotely where they can, and to stay away from work if not essential;  and social...

  • From inside the Italian quarantine: lawyering on lockdown

    A photo taken in March 2020 of the center of Sacile. Normally this bustling spot would be filled with people. Photograph by Jason Hebert Editors’ Note: This post was updated on March 19, 2020. Growing up in New Hampshire, I’m used to a degree of isolation from having to remain indoors during winter months. The...

  • Walmart Takes Lead in Providing Paid Sick Leave in the Face of COVID-19

    For regular readers of this blog, you know that my colleague, Tracey Truesdale, gave you some tips for properly paying employees in the event of a pandemic. That was on February 26, 2020. Since then, we’ve heard of employers sending entire offices of employees home to telecommute, restricting travel, and cancelling social events in reaction to the spread of COVID-19. We’ve...

  • New Website On Law, Religion and COVID-19

    A new website– Religion, Law and COVID-19 Emergency has been created by a group of faculty at the University of Bari (Italy). Here is their description of the coverage they seek to include: The health emergency caused by the contagious virus Covid-19 is having many consequences also on religious rules – more broadly for the...

  • Fever in the morning, Cover all through the night: Insurance and planning for the effect Coronavirus on business

    COVID-19 has already had a significant economic impact, which is likely to increase as Wuhan- and Italy-style lockdowns of large regions are implemented in other areas across the globe. While much has been said about large-scale flexible working, this will clearly not be possible for all businesses, and economic losses caused by disruptions including closure...

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