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    "Unification of Italy and the Notarial Tradition" is the Theme of the 46th National Congress of the Notariat

    The 46th National Congress of the Notariat, entitled “Unification of Italy and the Notarial Tradition”, will be held in Turin from 13 to 15 October at the Lingotto Congress Centre. This event is part of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, an extraordinary opportunity to refresh and strengthen the ties that bind our nation together at one of the most difficult times in our history.

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      Notariat in the Front Line in the Fight Against Money-Laundering

      The Bank of Italy's website has published the half-yearly bulletin of the U.I.F. [Financial Information Division] containing data relating to the reporting in the first half of 2011 of possible instances of money-laundering and financing of terrorism. There was a substantial increase in reports of suspect operations, reaching a total of 23,800 or 57% more than in the same period of 2010.

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        Conference on "Clearer patrimonial regimes for international couples"

        Every day the Notaries of Europe observe that more and more citizens live, study, marry, divorce and die in a Member State that is not their own. The European Commission suggests that about 16 million international couples are affected, representing at least 650 000 couples every year. It also estimates that the value of property at stake every year amounts to approximately 400 million euros.

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          Milan Police and Notaries to Cooperate for the Rights of Foreigners

          The Milan Police Command, the Notarial Council of Milan, Busto Arsizio, Lodi, Monza and Varese and the Notaries' Union Association of Lombardy join hands over the question of immigration, signing a collaboration agreement aimed at assisting foreigners present in Italy in the exercise of their civil rights and in their relations with the Public Service. The agreement signed today provides for close cooperation and includes three novel aspects:

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            Sponsorships Granted by the National Council in the First Half of 2011

            The National Council of Notaries (CNN) grants its Patronage to initiatives of particular professional, cultural, scientific, social, educational, environmental or economic value, promoted by third parties, both public and private, having to do with its areas of interest and being consistent with the function and goals of the CNN and the enhancement of the Notariat's role.

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              The Fight Against Money Laundering: the Notarial Profession Has Reported the Largest Number of Suspect Financial Operations

              The laundering of dirty money is one of the most difficult hurdles for the development of the Italian economy. According to estimates by Eurispes and Confesercenti's usury monitoring unit, the phenomenon represents 10% of GDP - a total of between 75.7 and 110 billion euros - as compared with the 5% worldwide estimated by the International Monetary Fund.