Law firm should have warned property investor clients of “Mafia risk”, CA rules – Legal Futures

‘A law firm with offices in Italy and England has lost its appeal against a High Court ruling that it was under a duty to warn British and Irish property investors of the risks of investing in a part of Italy associated with organised crime.’

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Legal Futures, 2nd August 2017

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Donating embryos for medical research–a human rights minefield – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted September 25th, 2015 in consent, EC law, embryology, human rights, Italy, jurisdiction, news, privacy, proportionality by sally

‘The case of Parrilo v Italy [2015] ECHR 755, decided by the Grand Chamber of the ECt.HR (16-1), that Italian legislation banning the donation of embryos obtained by IVF for scientific research was within Italy’s margin of appreciation and thus was not in breach of the applicant’s (Ms Parillo) right to private life and autonomy under Article 8 of the ECHR.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 24th September 2015

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk

Fashion student Serena Bowes faces extradition to Italy after being accused of making up rape story – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 14th, 2014 in extradition, Italy, news, perverting the course of justice, rape by tracey

‘A student who was allegedly raped while on a college trip to Italy, has been told she could be extradited and charged with making the story up.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th November 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Flos putting us all through the Mill – NIPC Law

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in copyright, EC law, intellectual property, Italy, news by sally

‘In 1962 Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni designed a floor lamp with a marble base and a curved lead to a bowl shaped reflector. Those lamps, known as the Arco lamp and you can see a picture of one of those lamps in Achille Castiglioni’s studio in Quick History: The Arco Lamp in Apartment Therapy. Original Arco lamps retail for £1,373 but it is possible to buy a reproduction for a fraction of that price as the Prime Minister’s wife did recently (see “Samantha Cameron counts the cost of her repro lamp” 3 Oct 2011 The Guardian).’

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NIPC Law, 17th October 2014

Source: www.nipclaw.blogspot.co.uk

UK court annuls 180 Italian divorces registered to Maidenhead mailbox – The Guardian

Posted October 1st, 2014 in divorce, family courts, fraud, Italy, news by tracey

‘Maidenhead might, until this week, have claimed to be the divorce capital of Italy. One hundred and eighty Italian couples whose marriages were dissolved through fictitious residence in the Berkshire town have now had their divorces annulled by a British judge. The conspiracy to circumvent the slow-moving Italian judicial system was formally ended on Tuesday by the president of the family division of the high court, Sir James Munby.’

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The Guardian, 30th September 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Baby in Alessandra Pacchieri forced caesarean case adopted – The Guardian

Posted April 16th, 2014 in adoption, birth, children, consent, Court of Protection, Italy, mental health, news by tracey

‘The daughter of an Italian woman who had a forced caesarean section while in the UK has been adopted by “good and loving people”, the country’s top family judge has announced.’

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The Guardian, 15th April 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina (Bushara) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Posted January 23rd, 2013 in asylum, civil justice, human rights, immigration, Italy, law reports by sally

Regina (Bushara) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWHC 3483 (Admin); [2013] WLR (D) 16

“In assessing whether an individual would be at risk on return to a member state, the fact that the receiving state was itself bound by the same Conventions and Community law as the sending state was to be regarded as obviating the risk unless there was a systemic failure in the receiving state. Unless there had been such a failure, the person was adequately protected: he had his rights against the receiving government and, if necessary, the possibility of recourse to the European Court of Human Rights from the receiving country.”

WLR Daily, 16th January 2013

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

European Commission v Italian Republic – WLR Daily

Posted April 4th, 2011 in EC law, fees, freedom of movement, Italy, law reports, legal profession by sally

European Commission v Italian Republic (Case C-565/08); [2011] WLR (D) 118

“Mandatory national provisions obliging lawyers to comply with maximum tariffs, in all cases where there was no conditional fee agreement or no special agreement between lawyer and client, were not contrary to articles 43EC and 49EC of the EC Treaty.”

WLR Daily, 29th March 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

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Caldarelli v Judge for Preliminary Investigations of the Court of Naples, Italy – Times Law Reports

Posted August 19th, 2008 in appeals, EC law, extradition, fugitive offenders, Italy, law reports, warrants by sally

Caldarelli v Judge for Preliminary Investigations of the Court of Naples, Italy

House of Lords

“Where a fugitive from Italy had been found guilty of an offence in his absence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment, under Italian law, his trial had not been finally completed pending appeal and his extradition from the United Kingdom had been properly sought as an accused rather than a convicted person.”

The Times, 19th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Caldarelli v Judge for Preliminary Investigations of the Court of Naples, Italy – WLR Daily

Posted August 4th, 2008 in appeals, EC law, extradition, fugitive offenders, Italy, law reports, warrants by sally

Caldarelli v Judge for Preliminary Investigations of the Court of Naples, Italy [2008] UKHL 51; [2008] WLR (D) 274

Extradition of an Italian fugitive had been properly sought as an accused rather than a convicted person where he had been found guilty of an offence in his absence and sentenced to imprisonment but his trial was not under Italian law finally completed until the appeal process was concluded.”

WLR Daily, 1st August 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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