The Italian government on 22 March 2020 published a decree that essentially suspends all industrial and commercial activities, with certain exceptions for “essential activities.”
The suspension directive applies to the whole of Italy and is effective from 23 March until 3 April 2020.
Businesses subject to the directive have until 25 March 2020 to prepare to suspend their activities.
Read a March 2020 report [PDF 170 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Italy (and that includes an unofficial English language translation of the decree)
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