Italy’s Political Crisis is in President Napolitano’s Hands
Politics

Italy’s Political Crisis is in President Napolitano’s Hands

The chaos and uncertainty following Italy’s parliamentary election last month is compounded by the imminent retirement of the one man who has any chance of solving the crisis, President Giorgio Napolitano. A wave of support for the populist 5-Star Movement produced an electoral earthquake in the Feb 24-25 poll, shaking the traditional political system to … Continue reading

Italian Antitrust pushes for conflict-of-interest measures
Economy

Italian Antitrust pushes for conflict-of-interest measures

The Italian antitrust authority told the parliament on Monday it should consider laws on conflicts of interest for the sake of the country’s image. “Revisiting the current protocol regarding conflicts of interest could improve the workings of institutions and the image of the country abroad,” said a report. There has been talk of a conflict-of-interest … Continue reading