395SOBREENDEUDAMIENTO DE CONSUMIDORES
ESTRATEGIAS PARA GARANTIZAR UNA SEGUNDA OPORTUNIDAD
1. Introduction and deﬁnitions
On 12th January 2019 the Italian Government issued Decree No 14 contain-
ing the ‘Code on business crisis and insolvency implementing Law No 155 of 19th
October 2017 (Codice della crisi d’impresa e dell’ insolvenza in attuazione della
legge 19 ottobre 2017, n. 155).2 is Code will enter into force on 15th August 2020,
with the exception of a few prescriptions which entered into force on 16th March
2019. is Code will henceforth be abbreviated to ‘CCI’.
e CCI is a very ambitious piece of regulation, containing a s many as 391
prescriptions. is will replace both Royal Decree No 267 of 16th March 1942
1 e author is particularly grateful to Prof Laura Carballo Piñeiro and Prof Marta Carballo
Fidalgo for their kind invitation to the Conference «Sobreendeudamiento de consumidores:
estrategias para garantizar una segunda oportunidad».
2 is instrument is available to download at: (http://www.gazzettauﬃciale.it/atto/serie_ge-
diceRedazionale=19G00007&elenco30giorni=false). To our knowledge, no translation into
English is available.
The new Italian Regulation
– A snapshot –
RENATO MANGANO 1
Professor of Commercial law at the
University of Palermo, Palermo (Italy)
SUMARIO: 1. Introduction and deﬁnitions. 2. The reform in a nutshell. 3. Consumer’s plan
procedure. 4. Non-consumer’s plan proceedings. 5. Liquidation proceedings, producing auto-
matic discharge af ter 3 years. 6. Regulations on the ov er-indebt edness of family members. 7.
Discharge of debtor s with no assets. 8. Conclusio n. 9. Bibliography.