Tag Archives: Italy

US Executive Branch Update – December 13, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office s 11:00 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives a briefing from Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of October 18, 2021

Officials from the United States (US) were in Europe this week, discussing trade matters, including the Section 232 aluminum and steel dispute.  The US Department of the Treasury formally announced an agreement had been reached with some European countries that have enacted unilateral digital services taxes (DSTs).  Also this week, the European Commission adopted its … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – September 21, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly | General Assembly Hall United Nations 12:00 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT participates in a … Continue Reading

Italy’s Antitrust Authority Proposes Simplification of Public Procurement Rules

The international press saluted Mario Draghi’s appointment as the new Italian prime minister with optimism. Italy is given “another chance” (The Economist). Italy is turning in a “power player in Europe” (The New York Times). Mr. Draghi wasted no time and asked his aides for radical reforms proposals. Against this backdrop, on 23 March, the Italian Competition Authority … Continue Reading
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