Omnibus Decree and New Golden Power Measures

By Francesca Tanzi Marlotti The law decree of August 10, 2023, No. 104, containing urgent provisions to protect users in economic and financial activities and strategic investments (the “Omnibus Decree”), has been converted into law, expanding the government’s special powers to intra-group operations. Key Changes Introduced by the Omnibus Decree: On October 9, 2023, the […]

Worldline acquires the merchant acquiring service of Banca del Fucino: the firms involved

Rome, 5 October 2023 Banca del Fucino and Worldline have signed an agreement for the transfer of the merchant acquiring business on the domestic circuit of Banca del Fucino to Worldline Merchant Services Italia (Italian subsidiary of Worldline), followed by a long-term commercial partnership for the distribution of Worldline’s payment products and services through the […]

The implementation of European whistleblowing regulations

by Salvatore Providenti, Francesca Tanzi Marlotti Following a long process, Italy has finally transposed the EU Directive 2019/1937 on whistleblowing (the “Directive“), a phenomenon originating in common law countries, which regulates, pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 24 of 10 March 2023, implementing the Directive, published in the Official Gazette no. 63 of 15 March 2023 […]

EU Directive 2022/2464: a new ESG challenge for companies

Direttiva UE 2022/2464_CSRD

Curated by Salvatore Providenti and Francesca Tanzi Marlotti With the entry into force of the CSRD Directive, Europe confirms its commitment to the creation of a framework that aims to increase corporate responsibility on sensitive sustainability issues and to spread common reporting standards. Italian companies will soon face a new challenge toward sustainable economic development. […]