The new Penal Code contained in Legislative Decree 130-2017 has been published, which will come into force on November 10th, 2019.

In addition to regulating criminal behaviors that in the past were not punishable, this legal body contains a series of important implications for legal persons on issues that include social security, environment, labor, competition, and crimes against humanity. Among some of the penalties applicable to legal persons are judicial intervention, suspension of specific activities and prohibition of certain activities.