The Firm provides assistance in and out of court on a wide range of administrative law matters. In particular, the Firm, thanks to the interdisciplinary expertise of its practitioners, provides legal assistance to several companies, individuals and public entities in the fields of tenders and public works, services and supplies (e.g., in relation to tenders concerning the supply of medical devices), urban planning and building law, environmental law, public contribution regimes, telecommunications, health law and food law.
The Firm counsels businesses and individuals in the management of all stages of administrative proceedings, g, assisting clients in the drafting of all necessary requests, in the participation in tenders and in dealing with the public administration, as well as in drafting all relevant contracts.
The lawyers of the Firm have gained consolidated experience in administrative litigation, before Regional Administrative Courts and the State Council. The firm had represented a wide range of clients (businesses, individuals and entities) in proceedings for the challenge of measures issued by administrations, authorities and public bodies on a diverse range of matters (building, antitrust, insurance, telecommunications and other regulated sectors, as well as food, with a specific focus on organic certifications in the agri-food sector).
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By decision no. 1914 of January 28, 2021, the United Sections of the Supreme Court of Cassation have once again found that disputes between companies operating in the organic sector and the monitoring bodies authorized by the Ministry to issue the necessary certifications and to carry out the related control activities fall under the jurisdiction of the ordinary judge, and not the administrative one.
The current state of emergency relating to the spread of Covid-19 (“Coronavirus”), also following the measures adopted by the Government to contain the spread of contagion, places businesses, but also individual citizens, in the face of new problems, also of a legal nature
By their decision no. 9678 of April 5, 2019, the Joint Sections of the Italian Court of Cassation clarified that the disputes between businesses operating in the field of organic products and subjects charged with issuing all necessary certifications and with the relevant control activity fall within the scope of the ordinary judge’s jurisdiction, as opposed to administrative courts.
On September 23, 2019 Professor Ruffolo is going to speak at the Convention and Round Table dedicated to the topic “Innovation in healthcare: the role of Artificial Intelligence”, organized by the University of Bari. Several others authoritative experts of the field are going to take part to the event, including physicians, engineers and entrepreneurs.