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LCA Studio Legale
In April 2018, the Italian parliament passed a law shaping a new procedure for class actions. The law will come into force 12 months after its publication in the Official Journal of the Republic;...
LCA Studio Legale
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Jones Day
The New Law sets forth a new ad hoc opt-in procedure.
Withers LLP
Il 3 aprile 2019 il Senato ha approvato il testo definitivo del ddl n. 844 in materia di azione di classe.
LCA Studio Legale
Trem-bala, the "bullet train", was supposed to be a high-speed train connecting Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.
Jones Day
The Situation: On January 31, 2018, the Italian Supreme Court ruled on the first Italian product-related class action promoted by a consumers' association.
Giambrone & Partners
Giambrone's Forex Fraud lawyers are advising clients in relation to potential claims against UBS in relation to the non-execution of stop losses after the removal of the CHF EUR peg by the Swiss National Bank.
Giambrone & Partners
The Italian car ferry Norman Atlantic was travelling from Patras, in Greece, to Ancona, in Italy with 422 passengers and 56 crew members on board when a fire broke out on its car deck.
NERA Economic Consulting
On 1 January 2010, it became possible to file consumer class actions in Italy. An explosion of media coverage, loud proclamations, and filings purportedly claiming billions of Euros in damages saluted the new law.
Jones Day
On December 21, 2007, the Italian Parliament passed the Budget Law 2008, which finally introduced into the Consumer Code a specific statutory provision (Article 140-bis) giving certain associations the capacity to sue collectively for tort liability, unfair trade practice, and anti-competitive behavior.
Studio Legale Hofer Lösch Torricelli
Uproar in the Italian public opinion as the Senate, while debating the annual financial law, approved - on November 16th, 2007, by a two vote’s majority - an amendment (Section 53-bis) to the bill’s original draft text, meant to enforce collective protection for consumers by introducing a class action system.
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