On 30 April 2013 consultations were closed on the new regulation issued by Consob on “equity capital raising by innovative start-ups through online portals” (the “Regulation”), the so-called “crowdfunding”. Italy shall be the first European country to establish an ad hoc regulation on this matter. To read the entire article download the PDF file.
Over the last two years three different systems of regulation of the so-called Conto Energia have been implemented. In particular, DM 6 August 2010 (Third Conto Energia), DM 5 May 2011 (Fourth Conto Energia) and, more recently, DM 5 July 2012 (Fifth Conto Energia). The newer regulation has always “shortened” the period of applicability of
As is known, law n. 228/2012 – legge di stabilità 2013 – introduced a further extension of the incentives of the Fourth Conto Energia with regard to photovoltaic systems on public buildings or areas belonging to the public administration. To read the entire article download the PDF file.
Two recent, interesting rulings have taken place on the issue of finality of the period fixed by law (currently 90 days, following the amendment of Article 12 of Legislative Decree no. 387 of 2003 by L. 244 of 2007 – the original term was 180 days) for the conclusion of the authorization procedure for installations
A new ruling – this time from the Consiglio di Stato, the highest administrative Court (hereinafter, the “CdS”) – has established the unlawfulness of set quotas for the production of electricity from renewable sources. To read the entire article download the PDF file.
After many delays, Ministerial Decree 5 July 2012 – pertaining to the new regulations for the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) system for photovoltaic (PV) plants (the so-called “quinto Conto Energia”) – was published in the Official Gazette no. 159 of 10 July 2012. To read the entire article download the PDF file.
With provision no. 136 of 5 April 2012 the Italian Data Protection Authority (“the Authority”), following a complaint from a consumer, has resolved to consider (also) responsible for the handling and processing of personal data – pursuant to art. 4 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (so called Privacy Code) – the subject acquiring a list
Following a ruling of unconstitutionality – for excessive delegation – of Article 43 of D.P.R. no. 327/2011 (Constitutional Court, no 293, of 4-8 October 2010), D.L. 6 July 2011, converted by Law no. 111 of 17 July 2011, has reintroduced in the Consolidated Expropriation Act (Article 42-bis) – albeit with certain modifications – the institute