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Brexit update: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Brexit update: 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Brexit update: ‘Much Ado About Nothing ‘ Two important rounds of voting in the British Parliament this past week turned the old adage ‘No news is good news’ on its head: in fact, there was a lot of news which brought about nothing new and whether bad or good depended on which side of the fence Brits were sitting on. But, first things first. Late on Wednesday, Parliament rejected the deal PM Theresa May had negotiated by an overwhelming majority

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Brexit Update – November 2018

Brexit Update - November 2018

Brexit Update – November 2018 When on November 14th it was reported on the news that the EU/UK negotiating committee had concluded a draft deal, we at Vademecum Italia thought we would finally have a substantial update on  Brexit for our readers. However, what we can report on Brexit is a substantial uproar! Although Theresa May’s cabinet approved her deal, six ministers promptly resigned and when she took the proposal to Parliament she faced widespread disapproval. During a lengthy question

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Our email info@vademecumitalia.com is working again!

Our email info@vademecumitalia.com is working again!

Our email info@vademecumitalia.com is working again! If you have not been able to contact us, or if we did not answer your email, we kindly ask you to forward us your email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Our email addresses are: info@vademecumitalia.com and assistance@vademecumitalia.com We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you, David.

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Brexit update: three requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Brexit update: three requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Brexit update: three requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK Good news for EU citizens residing in Britain! The latest Brexit accords have determined that EU citizens who hold permanent UK residency may maintain that status through a simple online process. Eu citizens who want to continue to live in the UK after Brexit, will only have to answer three questions in order to maintain their residency: they must prove their identity, that they actually live in the UK

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Current status of UK nationals in Italy. A quick update!

Current status of UK nationals in Italy. A quick update!

Current status of UK nationals in Italy. A quick update! Until the UK leaves the EU (officially March 29, 2019) it remains a full member of the EU and, thus, all the rights and obligations of EU membership remain in force. Therefore, with reference to UK nationals traveling to Italy, living or working in Italy, the above-indicated status of the UK has the following consequences. Traveling to Italy UK nationals can continue to travel freely to Italy, and, in general, within the

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Court of Justice of the EU: Uber is a transport service, not just a technology company. What will change now?

Court of Justice of the EU: Uber is a transport service, not just a technology company. What will change now?

Court of Justice of the EU: Uber is a transport service, not just a technology company. What will change now? The Court of Justice of the European Union recently ruled that “an intermediation service such as that at issue in the main proceedings (i.e. UBER), the purpose of which is to connect, by means of a smartphone application and for remuneration, non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys, must be regarded as being

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FCC repealed Obama-era rules on Net Neutrality. How will this decision affect Italy?

FCC repealed Obama-era rules on Net Neutrality. How will this decision affect Italy?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules. How will this decision affect Italy? La Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ha abrogato le regole della “neutralità della rete” dell’era Obama. In che modo questa decisione influenzerà l’Italia? Here’s what you need to know: http://time.com/5064822/net-neutrality-repeal-fcc/?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=2017121419pm&xid=newsletter-brief https://www.nytimes.com/topic/subject/net-neutrality http://www.lastampa.it/2017/12/15/tecnologia/news/cos-la-net-neutrality-e-la-situazione-in-italia-7Uddc1s824PCw6LXMTHYcO/pagina.html http://www.lastampa.it/2017/12/16/cultura/opinioni/editoriali/ma-in-europa-unaltra-cosa-per-ora-tnqf95bGiNN3zEad0R8NOI/pagina.html http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/tecnologie/2017-12-14/addio-net-neutrality-fcc-ha-votato-una-rete-piu-velocita-185945.shtml?uuid=AEenoUSD https://www.agi.it/blog-italia/riccardo-luna/cosa_cambia_e_cosa_no_con_la_fine_della_net_neutrality-3276281/post/2017-12-15/ https://mytech.panorama.it/internet/net-neutrality-rischi-europa-italia/ http://www.lastampa.it/2017/12/16/cultura/opinioni/editoriali/la-battaglia-per-la-neutralit-del-web-ma-la-rete-non-pu-essere-un-far-west-neHFM76r3G3Pm5tUCeJrtJ/premium.html http://www.lastampa.it/2017/12/14/tecnologia/news/trump-cancella-la-neutralit-della-rete-PsMbvQDCF4kWJqAmseXmLJ/pagina.html http://www.corriere.it/tecnologia/cyber-cultura/cards/net-neutrality-si-decide-futuro-internet-cosa-c-sapere/voto-net-neutrality_principale.shtml http://www.corriere.it/opinioni/17_dicembre_15/net-neutrality-fc7c6094-e108-11e7-acec-8b1cf54b0d3e.shtml    

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The new law on living wills for end-of-life medical care

The new law on living wills for end-of-life medical care

The new law on living wills for end-of-life medical care Italian lawmakers passed legislation allowing “living wills”. Italians will have the right to determine end-of-life medical treatment and, therefore, refuse medical treatment, artificial nutrition, and hydration. La nuova legge sul testamento biologico Il parlamento italiano ha approvato una legge sul “testamento biologico”. Gli italiani avranno il diritto di scegliere sui trattamenti sanitari e, quindi, rifiutare trattamenti medici, nutrizione e idratazione artificiali. Tell me more about this new law on living

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According to the Council of Europe, legal professionals need HELP!

According to the Council of Europe, legal professionals need HELP!

According to the Council of Europe, legal professionals need HELP! Secondo il Consiglio d’Europa i professionisti legali hanno bisogno di aiuto. HELP in the 28!! “The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals in the 28 European Union Member States (HELP in the 28) supports legal professionals from the EU in acquiring the knowledge and skills on how to refer to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (the Charter), the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the European

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