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2019-10-11

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  • Probe into pregnancy-related Listeria case finds more sick

    Investigations into a pregnancy-related case of listeriosis found a wider outbreak in Italy, according to a study. In January 2020, a 28-year-old pregnant woman, living in a city near Rome, was admitted to a hospital in Rome. A cesarean section was performed and a baby girl was born. The baby had respiratory distress and was...

  • Italy’ Tax Agency Rules on Interplay Between HNWIs’ Flat Tax and Taxation of Italian Source Employment Income

    With its Resolution n. 83 of 2-14-2022, the Italian Tax Agency ruled on interaction between the Italian special tax regime for high net worth individuals (so called “flat tax” or “lump sum tax” regime) and taxation of Italian source employment income under Italy’s general income tax. The case involved certain international employees of an Italian...

  • Crypto Platforms Achieve Foreign Approvals; DOJ Seizes Crypto Ransomware Funds; CFTC Adds Crypto Firms to RED List; Crypto Fraud and Threats Continue

    In this issue: • Foreign Regulators Approve Crypto Platforms; Ethereum Approaching PoS• DOJ Seizes $500K in Ransomware Crypto; CFTC Adds Crypto Firms to RED List• Fraud, Mixers, Ransomware and the Darkweb: Cryptocurrency Threats Continue Foreign Regulators Approve Crypto Platforms; Ethereum Approaching PoS By Keith R. Murphy According to recent reports, several major cryptocurrency platforms have...

  • The Italian Competition and Market Authority closes investigation over McDonald’s franchise terms confirming continued focus on cases of abuse of economic dependence

    The Italian Competition and Market Authority (“AGCM” or “Authority”) has closed an investigation launched in July 2021 against McDonald’s Development Italy LLC (“McDonald’s”) regarding an alleged violation of art. 9 of Italian Law no. 192/1998 concerning the so called “abuse of economic dependence”. According to such provision, a company shall not exploit the state of...

  • Italian Garante Bans Google Analytics

    On June 23, 2022, Italy’s data protection authority determined that a website’s use of the audience measurement tool Google Analytics is not compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, as the tool transfers personal data to the United States, which does not offer an adequate level of data protection.

  • Man arrested in Italy after threats to adulterate food products

    A man has been arrested in Italy for threatening to tamper with food and water products in supermarkets. Investigators said the 47-year-old man claimed he would target mineral water and food items in supermarkets by injecting them with cyanide, thallium sulphate and rat poison, if he was not paid a ransom in cryptocurrencies. Italian officials...

  • US Supreme Court Limits Scope of Hague Case Inquiries

    Narkis Golan, a US citizen married Isacco Saada, an Italian citizen while both were in Italy in August, 2015. While there they had a child 2016. Two years later, under the pretense of attending a wedding, Golan flew to the United States with the child and moved into a shelter in New York. Saada filed...

  • Italy Eliminates All COVID-Related Entry Requirements

    Effective June 1, 2022, the Italian government has lifted all COVID-related entry requirements for international travelers. Under the new rules, travelers are no longer required to conduct pre- or post-arrival testing, complete pre-departure registration, or demonstrate proof of vaccination. The elimination of COVID-related entry requirements makes Italy part of a growing number of countries that...

  • European Court Upholds Custody Order Barring Father From Involving Daughter In Jehovah’s Witness Practices

    In T.C. v. Italy, (ECHR, May 19, 2022), the European Court of Human Rights in a 5-2 Chamber Judgment upheld an Italian court’s order in a custody case in which an 8-year old’s mother who was a nominal Catholic, and who had the daughter enrolled in catechism classes, objected to the girl’s father involving her in...

  • Are your crypto risks insured? Look at D&O and cyber policies first

    Evidenced by its $1.29 trillion market cap, (CoinMarketCap, May 17, 2022) interest in cryptocurrency has skyrocketed in recent years (Haar, 2022). Indeed, as of April 2, 2022, the cryptocurrency market was larger than Italy’s GDP, the eighth largest in the world (Adams and Walker, 2022). Of course, with more interest and value comes more risk,...

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