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EU Double Jeopardy

Ruling on a trio of double-jeopardy cases out of Italy, the European Court of Justice found that duplicative administrative and criminal proceedings for tax offenses are not necessarily proscribed by the principle ne bis in idem. One of the rulings does, however, call out Italy’s penalty scheme for market manipulation as possibly disproportionate.

LUXEMBOURG - Ruling on a trio of double-jeopardy cases out of Italy, the European Court of Justice found that duplicative administrative and criminal proceedings for tax offenses are not necessarily proscribed by the principle ne bis in idem. One of the rulings does, however, call out Italy’s penalty scheme for market manipulation as possibly disproportionate.

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