Ground Breaking ECJ Decision: no data transfer to the US?

Zappaterra FusionThe European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) held today that the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles for transfer of data to the US are invalid, opening questions on past and future data transfers that rely on such data protection principles. Read the rest of this entry »

Kit Kat chocolate facing trademark registration issues

Balice FusionFollowing the Tripp Trapp case – commented here – the Court of Justice of the EU (‘CJEU’) has recently issued another interesting decision on trademarks representing the shape of goods. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital Single Market Strategy: Summary of Conclusions!

Olivi FusionThank you all for attending our webinar on the “Digital Single Market”. This is a very exciting time for those passionate about media regulations. For those who could not attend, the main conclusions are summarized below: Read the rest of this entry »

Italian Communications Authority launches public inquiry into digital platforms and electronic communication services

The Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) launched a public inquiry into the development of digital platforms Cavalcanti C.V.and electronic communication services on September 17 2015. The inquiry will conclude on March 15, 2016, and methods for participation of stakeholders will soon be released via the AGCOM website. Read the rest of this entry »

Media Webinar: Update on Digital Single Market, 30 September @4.00 PM CET

Olivi FusionJoin us tomorrow at 4:00 PM CET for a new session of our Sports and Media Webinars. We will be providing an update on the Digital Single Market, including, among other things, Copyright and Geoblocking, the review of the Audiovisual Media Services and Cable and Satellite Directives, E-commerce Regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Internet of Things webinar on smart home!

As part of DLA Piper Internet of Things webinar, here is the webinar on legal issues of smart home technologies on 8 October 2015. Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Could the flow of personal data between EU and US be at risk?

Zappaterra Fusion

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Yves Bot, has issued his opinion on a recent data protection case, raising concerns over the adequacy of the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles in the transfer of personal data to the United States. This opinion could lead to considerable issues not only for social media platforms, but for all businesses.     Read the rest of this entry »

Gaming advertising ban, don’t worry this is Italy!

A new law proposal for the introduction of a total gaming advertising ban has been submitted to the Parliament, but it is no way close to be adopted.Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

IoT will have its allocated telecom spectrum in the UK?

The UK telecom regulator, OfCom, just launched a consultation on the potential allocation of spectrum to foster investments in the Internet of Things (IoT).Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

New “Digital Tax” in Italy for e-commerce and web operators!

Olivi FusionSome Italian parliament members published a proposal for a new law that may dramatically change the scenario for e-commerce and web operators doing business in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

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