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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you are aware of the hashtag #loveisnotturism, you’ve also probably heard the latest news in terms of international travel bans due to Covid-19. The new DPCM  (Italian Prime Ministerial Decree), effective September 7, 2020, updates previous lists in...

A getting-started guide for foreign investors By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M. Can I do business in Italy from the U.S.? Can I sell my products in Italy? Should I set up a company in Italy? What type of company best suits my needs? Do I get a...

By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M. On May 11, 2016, the Italian Parliament approved a law recognizing the civil unions of same-sex partners and specific rights to partners, regardless of their sexuality, who “live as a couple in a stable relationship” (known as De Facto Relationships, unioni di...

The Divorce Law after the "fast track" divorce reform of April 2015 and the Collaborative Divorce Procedure of 2014 By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M. In this article, The Florentine’s legal columnist and international lawyer Michele Capecchi addresses many of the issues raised at the Round Table on Violence...

By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M. In Italy, to get divorced (and therefore to be able to remarry) the couple must first be legally separated for at least 6 months, which involves a judge’s decision that formally states that the two persons, can live apart. “De facto...

International divorce law explained By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M. Statistics show that in Europe-and Italy, in particular-marriages between people of different nationalities are increasing. Accordingly, the number of international separations and divorces is also increasing. As you can imagine, this is not the happiest aspect of law...

Know your rights after a ruined holiday By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M. When summer ends the number of claims for damages caused by contractual breaches of tour operators and travel agents increases dramatically. These situations are referred to as “damages for ruined holidays”. Have you ever had a bad...