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What is the Brexit news? The Italian government has announced legislative measures that would protect British citizens currently residing in the country in preparation for a possible no-deal Brexit. The legislative measures would ensure that British citizens residing in Italy would remain legal residents and be given enough time to apply for long-term resident status in accordance with EU Directive 2003/109/EC. Under the measures, British nationals would continue to enjoy rights such as access to health care, social benefits, employment, education and family reunification.

BAL Analysis: British citizens living and working in Italy are advised to register with their local town hall before March 29 if they have not already registered.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group and our network provider located in Italy. For additional information, please contact your BAL attorney.

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