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20/06/2022

ESG Criteria, Main Implications and Perspectives for Real Estate Operators

By Michael Panfili Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and sustainable investments are among the recent priorities of the real estate industry. Sustainability brings with it a change that will also significantly impact the real estate industry, given that a quarter of emissions within the EU come from the building sector.

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12/05/2022

The Growing Importance of ESG in the Italian M&A Market

The importance of ESG concerns has become apparent in the M&A and private equity fields, as market players appear to be particularly focused on integrating sustainability and ESG standards in their operating models. In the Italian market, the attraction of sustainable investments has grown significantly; a rise prompted by a legislature that is keenly observant […]

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20/04/2022

The reform of the so-called Golden Powers regime as a means of reacting to the Ukrainian political and military crisis

by Sofia Arata 1. Introduction Following the escalation of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, the Italian Government deemed it was essential to react by issuing a number of emergency decrees in order to provide an immediate and effective political response to the numerous challenges posed by the outbreak of the war, including those relating to national security […]

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14/03/2022

The new regulatory framework on the MREL – implementation in Italy of Directive (EU) 2019/879 (BRRD II)

By Alessandra Davoli 1. The implementation of BRRD II in Italy On 30 November 2021, Italian Legislative Decree no. 193 of 5 November 2021 was published on the Official Gazette (“Legislative Decree 193/2021” or the “Decree”) for the purposes of implementing in Italy Directive (EU) 2019/879 (“BRRD II”). BRRD II amends Directive 2014/59/EU (“BRRD”) as […]

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10/02/2022

Listed companies governance: how politics and Consob are facing the practice of the list of candidates presented by the board

Abstract According to Italian Law regulating listed companies (legislative decree no. 58/1998), directors of listed companies are appointed by the shareholders’ meeting on the basis of slates (lists of candidates) submitted by shareholders holding a qualified shareholding identified also on the basis of Consob (the Italian public authority responsible for regulating Italian financial markets) regulations.

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