TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Rent reform approved

Karl Stagno-Navarra

Parliament has finally approved the long-awaited reform to rent law, concluding a year long vast consultation process and detailed debate on the subject that is set to revolutionise the sector after more than fifty years of stagnation. >>

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Beautiful moments in difficult times
It comes as no surprise that the Italian jewellery company Damiani, like all others, is registering lower sales this year. But once the brand remains a favourite among the big names in Hollywood - the firm’s third-generation
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Rent reform – an ominous silence
With hardly a squeak from any quarter, the Bill before parliament to reform rent legislation has been blessed with the approval of Parliament at the Committee Stage and now only awaits its final appearance before the House at its Second Reading to become law following Presidential assent. In view of the fundamental impacts this law can be expected to have, such a non-reaction is nothing less than astounding. >>

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Euro to the rescue
Travelling to Luxembourg last week, I had to fly to Frankfurt and then take a Fokker turbo/prop for the last 40 minutes flight to reach the golden city of banking secrecy. The passenger cabin in the turbo/prop is small and it was raining outside as I landed at the Luxembourg airport. >>



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