On June 27, 2015, the Italian government approved Law Decree No. 83/2015 (the “Decree”) with the aim of further improving the competitiveness of Italian bankruptcy legislation and facilitating debt restructuring of Italian...more
Following a successful bond issuance, an issuer may consider a “tap” issuance as a way to access further funding.
White & Case offers some “Tips for Taps” for issuers and underwriters in accessing the capital markets...more
The Decreto Competitività (as converted into Law with amendments, the “Decree”), published on August 20, 2014, in the Italian Official Gazette (Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana), has made some important changes to...more
On August 20, 2014, the Decreto Competitività (as converted into Law with amendments, the “Decree”), was published in the Italian Official Gazette (Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana). The Decree is part of a...more
On December 13, 2013 the Italian Government approved Law Decree Destinazione Italia (the “Destinazione Italia Decree”), aimed at further facilitating financing transactions for Italian issuers.
The most significant...more
On November 27, 2013 the Bank of Italy submitted for public consultation a draft circular setting forth the new prudential supervision rules (“disposizioni di vigilanza prudenziale”) for banks and banking groups (the “Draft...more
Italian Law No. 228 dated December 24, 2012, which approved the 2013 budget, contemplates, among others, a new tax applicable to certain financial transactions (the “Tobin Tax”).
The Tobin Tax will apply to transactions,...more