Law Decree No. 137 of 2020, which entered into force on October 29, 2020 and was issued following the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases over the past few weeks, fully confirmed previous measures aimed at enhancing the use of technology in civil proceedings.
Among the many questions the current times have raised is the compelling question of how litigation will be managed. The reaction of the arbitration world to this unprecedented emergency is rather encouraging.
Following the spread of the coronavirus contagion in Italy, the government has drafted and approved a Law Decree concerning urgent measures to ensure the functioning of courts during the coronavirus emergency.