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Lexology GTDT Banking Regulation – Italy Chapter

Ughi e Nunziante partners Marcello Gioscia, Gianluigi Pugliese, and Benedetto Colosimo, along with associate Alessandro Corbò, authored the Italy chapter for the recently published Lexology GTDT Banking Regulation guide.

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Table of Contents:

Regulatory Framework

  • Key policies
  • Regulated institutions
  • Primary and secondary legislation
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Government deposit insurance
  • Transactions between affiliates
  • Regulatory challenges
  • Consumer protection
  • Future changes


  • Extent of oversight
  • Enforcement


  • Government takeovers
  • Bank failure
  • Planning exercises

Capital Requirements

  • Capital adequacy
  • Undercapitalisation
  • Insolvency
  • Recent and future changes

Ownership Restrictions and Implications

  • Controlling interest
  • Foreign ownership
  • Implications and responsibilities

Changes in Control

  • Required approvals
  • Foreign acquirers
  • Factors considered by authorities
  • Filing requirements
  • Time frame for approval

Update and Trends

  • Key developments of the past year


Read the full chapter here.