Annual meeting of the Lawyers Associations Presidents Ljubljana - May 30-31, 2008

Report on the Activities for the Year 2007, of the Centre for Criminal Tax Law Turin Ital

presented by Maria Cristina BRUNO

Vice President of "Centre for Criminal Tax Law" based on Turin, Italy


The Centre for Criminal Tax Law, established in 1995, numbers about one hundred partners residing throughout Italy (university professors, magistrates, lawyers, accountants, officers of the Financial Administration) among whom are names prestigious as particular specialists of the Criminal Tax Law sector.

The Centre is based in Turin, but as part of it are some “Study Groups” in other cities too (at present in Rome, Milan, Vicenza, Siracusa and Bari) which implement their activity through scientifically independent meetings and study in depth, yet ever in respect of the Centre purposes.

During 2007 – in addition to numerous meetings of the partners to discuss problems related to Tax Law, Criminal Law and European Community Law, as raised by recent regulations or through the analyses of case law tendencies – the following Conventions have been held, sponsored by professional Societies, industrial Unions, banks and other entities both private and public, which drew a vast public interest and press notices:

  • Trier-Germany (February 1-2, 2007): “Combating corruption and fraud in the EU: new approaches to compliance and law enforcement”


  • Turin (February 8, 2007): video conference ”News about law of procedure and criminal law (”Decreto Bersani”,  D.L. 223/06 conv. L. 248/06)
  • Turin (May 17, 2007):  “Annual partners’ meeting of the Centre for Criminal Tax Law”


  • Aosta (July 5, 2007): “Smuggling and tax fraud: criminal responsability”


  • Varsavia – Poland (November 17, 2007): “Law enforcement authorities and the protection of the financial interests of the E.C.”
  • Sfax -Tunisia (November 15-17, 2007):  “Justice fiscale: Regards croisès sur le contentieux fiscal”


Other conventions and conferences are planned for the year 2008 in Turin, Milan, Vicenza, Siracusa, and some of them are already in the organizational stages.

For further information on the Centre for Criminal Tax Law of Turin, on its past and planned activities, please visit its web site:

With kind regards,

Turin – Ljubljana, 2008

The President



The Vice President

(dr. Maria Cristina BRUNO)