OTT Service Providers: the Level-Playing Field needs Enhanced Network Infrastructures

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OTT service providers are under the microscope of both EU and Italian regulators, also in connection with the announced launch of OTT services in Italy next autumn. Read the rest of this entry »

EU data protection regulation, your next headache?

Giulio CoraggioThe new EU Data Protection regulation is now closer with the EU Council of ministers reaching an agreement on a general approach which still leaves some room for negotiations and further headaches… Read the rest of this entry »

Save the date! “Italy: Towards Cookie Compliance” – 6 July 2015

laura_borelliFollow us to the next webinar on Cookie Legislation organized by Data Guidance on Monday 6 July 2015 – 4 pm CET.

As also indicated in our previous posts (see here and here), at the beginning of this current month it came into force the latest cookies regulation issued on May 2014 by the Italian Data Protection Authority (“Garante per la protezione dei dati personali“) Read the rest of this entry »

Geneva, Lisbon and “The Extraordinary Italian Taste”: a journey into food

Balice FusionWhat have in common the enchanting Lisbon, the international Geneva and our Bel Paese? Probably not much, except for being all part of our beloved Old Continent. But recently, these three places have been mentioned for some important news regarding the food industry. Read the rest of this entry »

E-pharmacies in Italy: soon online!

Zappaterra FusionFurther to the Legislative Decree No. 17/2014 implementing the Directive 2011/62/EU, consumers will shortly (from July 1st) be able to buy over-the-counter drugs online. Read the rest of this entry »

Big data and IoT – a great match with troubles…

Big data and Internet of Things (IoT) are the keys of the success for a large number of (if not all) companies, but their exploitation requires to deal with privacy and compliance issues.Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Follow us! DLA Piper at the ITALIAN DIGITAL HEALTH SUMMIT 2015 – Mobile Health and Wearable Devices


On 16th June 2015 the annual Italian Digital Health Summit, a key event in the life science & healthcare sector, will take place in Milan. The conference is organized by About Pharma and Medical Devices and patronized inter alia by the Department of Health, AIFA (the Italian Regulatory Authority). Our Roberto Valenti will moderate the first session of the event. Further details are available here. Read the rest of this entry »

Internet of Things needs privacy by design

Internet of Things (IoT) privacy related concerns require the implementation of a privacy by design approach otherwise suppliers might face major fines and risks.Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Save the date! Big Data Workshop – Between Law and Communications @Dla Piper Milan – 16 June

The digitalization of any of our action produces an huge quantity of data. This Big Data comes from multiple sources at an impressive velocity, volume and variety. Stakeholders are more and more aware of this valuable asset and are very proactive in the production of data and in adopting systems and technologies able to process this data. In this scenario European data protection rules seem to be a burden or a safeguard, depending on the standpoint.

We will discuss the above next Tuesday June 16, 2015 at our offices in Milan (9-12,30AM). The workshop is addressed to business managers, legal counsels, marketing, communication and social media executives, IR of domestic and international corporations. Read the rest of this entry »

AVMS: the Final Report of the Italian Deputy Chamber Official Survey

On May 21, 2015 tCavalcanti C.V.he Italian Deputy Chamber (Standing Committee of Transports, Postal Services and Telecommunications – “Committee”) issued the final report (“Report”) concluding its official survey on audiovisual media services (“AVMS”), available here. Read the rest of this entry »

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