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15
Feb

Derivatives in Italy

By: SMAFassociates
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The main tools of DERIVATIVES market in Italy are entering into and executing an ISDA Master Agreement (and the Confirmations under such Master Agreement, the “ISDA agreement”) and a GMRA Master agreement (the “GMRA agreement”) and to perform its obligations under such agreements.

This note will be over the two species of contractual netting agreement and about:

- The law governing the netting agreements and their transactions (and/or confirmations) and
- The netting arrangements and the law of the jurisdiction.

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17
Jan

"A" as Abuse of Right

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A legal term per day: A as "Abuse of right". In Italian "abuso del diritto", in French "abus de droit", in Spanish "abuso de derecho".
The term is commonly referred to the exercise of a right in order to harm a third party, disregarding the social duties, only to cause annoyance, harm, or injury to another.

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26
Nov

“Greener” Internet

By: SMAFassociates

GREEN INNOVATION ON THE INTERNET

A joint research by Renmin University of China and the Haldex Financial Technology Research Institute established that “green” logistics and retailing and the use of advanced technologies can significantly reduce environmental pollution and reduce resource consumption in China.

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25
Nov

Russian Central Bank 2018

By: SMAFassociates
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The Russian Central Bank unexpectedly raised interest rates on September 14, 2018. The decision was taken for the first time since 2014 and aimed to offset the risk of inflation associated with a currency, such as the ruble, which is now falling.
The Official Discount Rate was raised to 7.5% from 7.25%, thereby circumventing the forecasts of the same Russian economists who considered out of discussione a Bank of Russia's economic policy maneuver.

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