Maura Magni opens the Forum of Local Authorities and Businesses of the Mediterranean

For the International Day of the Mediterranean, Maura Magni, president and senior partner of BMV, opened the proceedings of the Forum of Local Authorities and Businesses of the Mediterranean in a wonderful panel together with Prof. Grammenos Mastrojeni, Di...


Whistleblowing mandate approaches: how to comply with respect to the GDPR

The new regulation outlined in Legislative Decree 24/23 aims to enhance the protection of individuals (so-called whistleblowers) who report behaviors, acts, or omissions that harm public interest or the integrity of public administration or private entitie...


BMV Marazzi & Associati with Vivaticket to acquire Impronta Soluciones

BMV Marazzi & Associati assisted as legal advisor Vivaticket, a Bologna-based company and the world's leading provider of integrated ticketing software solutions for the entertainment, show business, sports, culture and trade fair sectors, in the acqui...


Maura Magni, speaker at the 3rd edition of "HR and the Legal Marketplace - Gender Equality, Inclusion, Talent" presented by 4cLegal

Maura Magni, President and Senior Partner of BMV International, participated as a speaker in the event "HR and the Legal Market - Gender Equality, Inclusion, Talent" organized by 4cLegal on Tuesday, November 7th. The meeting was dedicated to HR issues in t...


"Innovation as a Tool for Growth”, an exclusive event on October 20th, 2023

On Friday, October 20th, from 10:30 to 12:30, will take place the event "Innovation as a Tool for Growth”, organized by BMV International and Mazars. Two special guests, both attorneys from the American law firm Reed Smith, will be joining the event...


Fabio Marazzi to Speak at Franklin University's 'Meet the Manager' Program

We are thrilled to announce that our Global Managing Partner Fabio Marazzi will be speaking at the “Meet the Manager” program by Franklin University Switzerland on October 3rd This program, organized by the University’s Division of Business and Econo...


Upcoming event: "Opportunities and Risks in Trade with the U.S."

On Tuesday, October 17th, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, BMV International, in collaboration with ANIMA Confindustria and Easyfrontier, is hosting an event titled "Opportunities and Risks in U.S. Trade: From Labeling and Made in Italy to the Latest Development...


EU Digital Services Act: Transforming the Tech Industry Landscape

The European Union's Digital Services Act (DSA) has officially come into effect, compelling major tech companies to adhere to a new set of stringent regulations starting last Friday, August 25, 2023. The law, which was adopted by the European Parliament in...


EU-US Data Privacy Framework

The European Commission has finally adopted the adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework after 3 years. The evaluation was carried out following the changes introduced by EO 14086. The binding assurances introduced by this law address all the...


European Union protects itself from coercive practices with ACI

In recent times, geopolitical tensions have made the need for the EU to fill a regulatory gap increasingly relevant. In fact, to this day, there is no regulatory tool that shields the EU from coercive practices by third countries. Coercive practices occur ...


USA: Reshoring first

In the United States, the review of supply chains due to the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, along with the strengthening of investment incentives, is contributing to the growth of investments in the manufacturing sector. Among the factors generating this...


Fabio Marazzi, member of The Council for the United States and Italy

Fabio Marazzi, Co-founder and Global Managing, has been nominated as a Member of The Council for the United States and Italy.The Council is an independent, private, non-profit bilateral association, launched in 1983 by Gianni Agnelli and David Rockefeller,...


Vera Stigliano present at the Festival of Labor 2023

Vera Stigliano, partner of BMV, actively participated in the Festival del Lavoro 2023, the important event organized by the National Council of the Order of Labor Consultants and the Fondazione Studi Consulenti del Lavoro.During the festival, representativ...


Webinar: Ukraine-Russia crisis, how to protect from the new sanctions

The purpose of the webinar is to give an accurate and up-to-date overview of the international sanctions system, with a dedicated focus on the precautions to be taken in the U.S.Agendah.16.00 - Introduction, Alessandro Durante - Director of External and In...


Deadline for collecting feedback on pharmaceutical legislation reform approaches tomorrow, June 22, 2023

What is being called the most important reform of the past two decades is under stakeholder scrutiny until tomorrow, June 22. In fact, the European Commission has granted an 8-week period for gathering feedback.This reform aims to modernize the pharmaceuti...


E-commerce in light of the Omnibus Directive - The new discipline of price reduction

Legislative Decree No. 26/2023 (which transposed Directive (EU) 2019/2161 - so-called. Omnibus), introduced various integrations and amendments to the Consumer Code aimed at strengthening consumer protection, especially in the online context and making the...


Windsor Framework: 3 Regulations of the European Council to implement joint solutions with the UK

31/05/2023 - Yesterday, the European Council adopted three regulations, agreed with the European Parliament, aimed at implementing the joint and agreed solutions with the United Kingdom in the field of public health, agri-food products, plants, and pets, p...


Webinar: US "green" shift, opportunities and risks for Italian companies

The first event of the year dedicated to the U.S. aims to provide representatives of Italian companies with an overview of the Inflation Reduction Act as an element of support for investment in green technologies in the United States.The analysis of the In...


Michele Angelo Verna, new Of Counsel at BMV

BMV announces the entry of Michele Angelo Verna, an expert in Strategy, Management, Organization, Business Transformation, HR and Change Management issues as "Of Counsel."Verna comes to BMV after important experiences at national and international level, i...


We welcome Emanuele Bucceri, new equity partner of BMV

We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new partner Emanuele Bucceri, a Certified Public Accountant and Auditor with extensive experience in business appraisals and valuations, business restructuring and consolidation, extraordinary transactions, and M...


ChatGpt Use Halted in Italy, Open AI Given 20 Days to Comply with GDPR

Recently, it was reported that the use of ChatGpt has been halted in Italy due to deficiencies in the collection of user data consent and the absence of a mechanism to verify user age. However, Open AI has been given 20 days to comply with GDPR regulations...


Chips: reconfiguration of supply chains

Semiconductor industry players are faced with a choice: align with the United States or continue to provide services to China.In recent years, the semiconductor industry has undergone a series of significant transformations due to various factors, includin...


ITIR Launch Event Sparks Innovation and Collaboration at University of Pavia

On March 31st, 2023, the launch event of the new multidisciplinary research center "Institute for Transformative Innovation Research" (ITIR) took place at the Aula Magna of the University of Pavia, involving 7 university departments.The event was also an o...


Informed consent in clinical trials

In Italy, informed consent is regulated by Legislative Decree no. 211/2003, which establishes the procedures and conditions for obtaining informed consent and the methods of informing participants in clinical trials.


Alert: SEC Releases Its 2023 Annual Examination Priorities

Attention Investment Advisers, Investment Companies, and Private Funds. The SEC Division of Examinations recently announced its 2023 examination priorities.


ChatGPT and privacy. The theater within the theater

by Margherita Barletta e Nicolò GhibelliniLike the spectator who watches Shakespeare's Hamlet and is confronted with the narrative technique of theater within theater, already present in the works of classical antiquity by Plautus, those reading this arti...


General Pre-trained Transformer 3: Controlled implementation

by Helga ZanottiGenerative Pre-trained Transformer 3 (GPT-3, for brevity), an artificial intelligence system capable of generating outputs such as content, predictions, recommendations or decisions suitable for influencing the environments it interacts wit...


Clinical trials in Italy, the latest news

by Margherita BarlettaAs of January 31, 2023, all initial clinical trial applications in the European Union must be submitted through the Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS), the single point of access for sponsors and clinical trial regulators to su...


EU imposes sixth round of sanctions against 9 individuals and 7 entities in Myanmar/Burma

The EU has introduced its sixth round of sanctions against nine individuals and seven entities in Myanmar/Burma due to ongoing violence, human rights abuses, and threats to peace and stability in the country. The sanctioned individuals include high-ra...


Increase in air services with Japan, the EU signs a new agreement

On 20 February 2023, the Swedish presidency of the Council signed an air transport agreement with Japan on behalf of the EU. The agreement will give all EU air carriers non-discriminatory access to routes between the EU and Japan, thereby promoting competi...


Chips, markets and geopolitics

The United States, Japan and the Netherlands have reached an agreement in order to restrict the export of chip-making machinery to China.Reducing dependence on China seems to be an imperative for developed countries. "The agreements that were reached seem ...


Fabio Marazzi, guest at the Annual Workshop “Fast Forward: A Brave New World Coming”

Fabio Marazzi, our Senior Global Managing Partner, was invited to the Annual Workshop “Fast Forward: A Brave New World Coming” that is taking place today at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC The workshop, organized by The Council for the Unite...


We welcome our new partners

We are pleased to announce the addition of new partners to our team of lawyers, accountants and HR Consultants:Vera Lucia Stigliano (BMV Stigliano Advisor) Domenico Bordieri (BMV Studio Bordieri Zanella)Elisabetta Zanella (BMV Studio Bordieri Zanella)...


Event: "Techniques and Strategies for International Growth"

On January 27, we held a formative event for Italian southern companies in collaboration with Mazars, dedicated to "Techniques and Strategies for International Growth."We talked about investment opportunities and incentives for companies in the United Stat...


New Italian rules on arbitration: provisional measures and applicable law

by Antonio Leandro Introductory remarks New arbitration rules are around the corner to improve Italy’s attractiveness for international arbitration. Legislative decree 10 October 2022 no 149 (LD 149/2022) provides for some interesting novelties...


The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a new rule that would ban noncompete clauses

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission proposed a new rule that would ban noncompete clauses. According to their official statement, it is a “widespread and often exploitative practice that suppresses wages, hampers innovation, and blocks entre...


Prof. Stefano Denicolai, new "Scientific Counsel" of BMV

It is with great pleasure that we announce the arrival of Prof. Stefano Denicolai as "Scientific Counsel" to the BMV team.Denicolai is a Full Professor of Innovation Management and Vice-Director of the MIBE Master's degree program at the University of Pavi...


EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework to encourage trans-Atlantic data flows

It's been a month since the European Commission began the process to adopt an adequate decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, which will encourage transatlantic data flows and address the issues raised by the Court of Justice of the EU in its Sc...


The chip war

The chip industry is clearly becoming one of the active battlegrounds of geopolitical rivalry.The United States has announced new extraterritorial restrictions on exports to China of chips, semiconductors and related components.Large manufacturers have beg...


Do you have a company registered in Delaware?

The State law just underwent a change that could impact Delaware registered companies. Title 8, Section 502, of the Delaware Code has been amended. As a result, corporations are no longer permitted to use the registered agent's address as their primary loc...


Two BMV members sit on the Honorary Committee for the International Promotion of the La Fenice Theater

We are pleased to announce that Fabio Marazzi, Senior Managing Partner, and Riccardo Samiolo, Managing Director, compose as founding members the Honorary Committee for the International Promotion of the La Fenice Theater in Venice.The committee, created on...


New Italian proceedings for the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and extrajudicial acts

On 18 October 2022 new rules entered into force in Italy governing the procedure to recognize and enforce foreign judgments, authentic instruments, court settlements, and out-of-court agreements.


Scott Bolden in Italy, an opportunity for the Italian industry to approach the U.S. market

Scott Bolden, a renowned U.S. attorney and managing partner of Reed Smith's Washington DC office, will be in Italy next week, accompanied by Fabio Marazzi, senior managing partner of BMV Law Tax Finance. Together they will meet with leading industry a...


Requirements and benefits of startups and innovative SMEs - Lecture at the Master's program

The summary of the lecture given by Nicolò Ghibellini as part of the Master's program "The legal tech expert" by 24ORE Business School in partnership with 4cLegal regarding startups and innovative SMEs.The first objective of the lecture was to provide all...


William C. Erb, US attorney with over 34 years of legal experience, joins BMV as Of Counsel

BMV Law Tax & Finance is pleased to announce that William C. Erb, Jr., a U.S. attorney with over 34 years of combined legal experience in U.S. securities law, U.S. legislative and regulatory matters, and U.S. federal court litigation has joined the fir...


The Port Energy Communities

At the core of the European strategy is the role of end consumers, who are offered the opportunity to produce and sell energy, also collectively."Ports are among the most energy-consuming infrastructures in the world, and today they are called to play a le...


The European Union adopts new restrictive measures in the context of the Russia-Ukraine conflict

In light of latest escalation in Russia – Ukraine conflict, European Union adopted on 6 October, new restrictive measures against 30 individuals and 7 Russian entities. The Council of the EU also expanded the criteria that lead to the definition of restr...


Famous Italian attorney-at-law joins Saving Lives team

PUBLISHED ON THE SAVING LIVES WEBSITEThe managing team of the Saving Lives humanitarian project, run by the SCM businesses of Rinat Akhmetov, has been joined by one more top-notch expert. Famous attorney-at-law and law professor Fabio Marazzi is now a Prog...


Guide to the Markets: Turkey

UCIMU Fondazione - SISTEMI PER PRODURRE dedicates this year's issue of the Guide to the Markets to Turkey: in 2021 the country positioned itself as the world's fifth largest importer of machine tools and sixth largest customer for the Italian machine tools...


Golden Power: The Italian Strategy to Protect Key National Assets

The latest geopolitical developments have exposed the flaws of a globalized economy. As countries aim to strengthen their national economies, Italy created a shield to protect its most valuable assets from foreign hands


Università di Pavia announces "Revalue Chains" Observatory kick-off

We are proud to be part of the ReValue Chains Observatory, a project that was born from the collaboration of Professors Giovanna Magnani, Stefano Denicolai and Antonella Zucchella of the Department of Economics and Business Sciences at the Università di P...


Report: An Italian-US Perspective on Sanctions Triggered by the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict

The United States and the European Union have adopted sanctions, or restrictive economic measures, against the Russian Federation due to its military aggression against Ukraine.Sanctions are aimed at pressing the Russian Federation to cease its wrongful ac...


The new framework requirements of the Business Crisis and Insolvency Code: mere cost or opportunity?

The Code of Business Crisis and Insolvency came into effect on July 15, 2022, after numerous postponements that became necessary due to the Covid emergency.


Messina to host the Kiwanis XLIII National Convention

The official opening will be held on Friday, 9 at the Palacultura Antonello, where the notes of the American, European, San Marino and Italian anthems will kick off the convention proceedings in the presence of the highest international


BMV receives sustainability certificate

Every step towards sustainability makes a difference."Today, all professions are undergoing an unprecedented evolution: aligning with the needs of the society in which we live is a prerogative.Sustainability and inclusiveness are now common demands of prof...


BMV is proud to announce the arrival of Oobit to Italy

Thanks to the team led by Fabio Marazzi, Oobit has been officially registered as a digital asset service provider in Italy


Certification of gender equality

Opportunities for companies: incentives and rewards - first deadline September 30, 2022


From an European Union to a Digital European Union

On Sept. 4, 2022, came into effect the Legislative Decree No. 123 of Aug. 3, 2022, the national standard facilitating the adaptation to the European cybersecurity certification framework


The Revival of American Manufacting

The manufacturing industry in the United States is experiencing a significant increase of reshoring. The construction of new manufacturing facilities has increased by a 116% in the past year compared to the 10% growth in new real estate construction. Intel...


Mergers & Acquisitions: the importance of ESG factors

A strategic approach to ESG factors must consider a well-rounded sustainability: one that is generated from the relationships between company and stakeholders


Digital Service Act and Digital Markets Act: the new European rules

by Nicolò GhibelliniAs late as December 2020, the European Commission proposed different measures to update the EU's digital framework, consisting of two proposed regulations, namely the Digital Services Act (DSA) regulation, intended to regulate security...


Prof. Antonio Leandro, new “Scientific Counsel” of BMV

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Prof. Antonio Leandro has joined the BMV team as "Scientific Counsel". Antonio is an Associate Professor of International Law at the University of Bari Aldo Moro with National Scientific Qualification as...


Online sales and the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER)-EU Regulation 2022/720-

By Margherita BarlettaAs of June 1, 2022, the new EU Regulation 2022/720 (hereinafter "VBER") became effective. This regulation was adapted to the altered business model, which is now closely linked to e-commerce and online sales. The updating process coul...


Is it time for Greenshoring?

The process of returning the production and manufacturing of goods back to the company's original country, or reshoring, is a trend that has been accelerating rapidly in recent years. The pandemic, geopolitical tensions and demands from various markets to ...


The civil trial reform: a focus on family and children

On June 22, 2022, a significant section of Delegated Law No. 206/2021 went into effect. Numerous reforms affect children and family law, a key area of civil cases. To talk about it is Maura Magni, president and managing partner of BMV, in the article she w...


"Sandbox", a virtual environment to implement responsible artificial intelligence

By Helga ZanottiThe European Commission proposal on April 2021 for a regulation on artificial intelligence opened the door to monitoring AI through "sandbox," a controlled virtual environment in which potential risks arising from its use are monitored. The...


Council approves conclusions on cyber posture

The conclusions approved by the European Council for defense against cyber threats to European interests focus on protecting the security.The cyberspace has become the arena of geopolitical competition, in which cyberattacks against the European Union will...


Maura Magni, speaker at the event for the reform of the Lombardy Health System

Maura Magni, President & Managing Partner of BMV, will be a speaker at the event organized by the Order of Psychologists of Lombardy in collaboration with the III Commission of Health and Social Policies of the Lombardy Region, to inform and promote th...


Israel and UAE sign historic trade deal

On May 31st, 2022, Israel Minister of Economy and Industry Orna Barbivai and her counterpart, UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, signed a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement set to lower or eliminate tariffs on more than 96% of the...


ESG criteria in M&A transactions

HOT TOPIC - Evaluating a company is no longer limited to assessing its ability to produce profits but also to achieve ethical outcomes such as social inclusion or environmental protection. To talk about this topic is Maura Magni, president and managing par...


Important updates regarding clinical trial contracts in Italy

As of January 31, 2022, there is full implementation of the Regulation (EU) No. 536/2014 (the "Regulation"). From such date, a one-year transition period began, during which applications for clinical trial authorizations under the former Regulation can sti...


Webinar: United States - Temporary Transfer of Qualified Personnel

BMV Marazzi&Associati will be a guest speaker on the webinar "United States - Temporary Transfer of Skilled Personnel," hosted by ANIMA Confindustria.Fabio Marazzi, Senior Managing Partner of BMV, e Andrea Noris, Senior Associate of BMV,  give a p...


BMV welcomes Helga Zanotti

We are delighted to announce the addition to our team of Helga Zanotti as of counsel attorney. Helga, who earned a degree in International Law from Pavia University and an Executive MBA focused on digital innovation, specializes in the negotiation, constru...


“Friendshoring”, the new trend of supply chains

Global supply chains have suffered significant disruptions in the last few years. The commercial war between the US and China, the global pandemic, and the current Russian invasion of Ukraine have interrupted the supply of some goods and have caused the pr...


Webinar - Russia-Ukraine crisis: how to comply with sanctions

BMV Law Tax Finance is glad to announce that Prof. Fabio Marazzi - Senior Managing Partner of BMV and Prof. Antonio Leandro, Counsel of BMV and Associate Professor of International Law at Bari Aldo Moro University, will be guest speakers at the webinar “...


Italian Code of Industrial Property: towards a reform

A few days ago, the news of the approval of the proposal of the Council of Ministers concerning the reform of the Italian Industrial Property Code was announced. The aim of this proposal is, in fact, to "promote the culture of innovation and the instrumen...


Cross-border data processing: two important new developments

The topic of the processing of non-EU data has recently been improved by two important novelties: one of immediate application and another that will require full legal ratification, but both of which are being evaluated with attention by experts. 1. Guide...


Italian Cassation Court sentence on personal liability for Board members in case of Board offence

Italian Cassation Court, Penal Section III, with Sentence number 11087 of 04.02.2022 filed yesterday, March the 28th 2022, declared the important principle according to which, in the absence of delegations of specific powers to one or more members of the B...


Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets

On March 09, 2022, the President Biden signed an Executive Order, to address the risks and harness the benefits of digital assets and their underlying technology. The fast growth of digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies and stablecoins, has made necessa...


How to do business in the USA, Fabio Marazzi's lecture at EMBA Ticinensis

We are pleased to announce that, on March 5, 2022, Fabio Marazzi - Senior Managing Partner of BMV Law Tax Finance together with Senior Associate Andrea Noris...


Webinar: United States, essential activities to develop a business

Marazzi&Associati founder of BMV and USA desk of ANIMA Confindustria, is pleased to invite you at the webinar: "United States, essential activities to develop a business"....


Usa: final approval of 1.2 trillion dollar infrastructure plan

BMV is pleased to announce that the U.S. Congress has approved the long-awaited trilliondollar infrastructure plan developed by President Joe Biden...


Biden pushes for more competition in meat industry biden pledges $1 billion of rescue funds to small, independent meatpackers

Food prices, particularly for beef, have skyrocketed and inflation remains a major concern for the White House;



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