Dl Golden power: Senate ok to rescue Lukoil and support businesses

Dl Golden power Senate ok to rescue Lukoil and support

(Finance) – Green light from the Senate for the law decree “Urgent measures to protect the national interest in strategic production sectors” which contains the interventions for saving the Lukoil refinery in Priolo and yours productive continuitya, threatened by European sanctions on Russian oil, and measures to encourage the economic support of companies affected by the exercise of special powers (golden power) recognized to the government in the sectors of defense and national security, e in sectors of strategic importance, such as energy, transport and communications. The decree is now being examined by the Chamber.

Among the news made by Palazzo Madama, has been extended from 30 June to 31 December 2023 the deadline within which companies, if they detect risks of production continuity that can damage the national interest following sanctions imposed in relations between States, make an urgent communication to the Ministry of Enterprise for the activation of support measures, compatible with the European rules on state aid. As regards the economic measures connected with the exercise of the golden power, the Senate has introduced a provision which also provides for the involvement of local authorities in the assessment by the Ministry of Enterprise of the conditions for accessing measures to support the capitalization of the company, to facilitate access to the Fund for the protection of employment levels.

Subsequently introduced from scratch Article 2a on measures to protect national interests in the communications sector. It is expected that the Tlc Authority, having heard the opinion of the Ministry of Enterprises and the Made in Italy and in compliance with European and international legislation, identifies, for fiber optic cables, the technical standards with which the contractors of tenders for the construction of the network infrastructure must comply, in order to ensure adequate quality levels and high connectivity performance . These provisions apply to notices published after the date of entry into force of the law converting the decree.