Yes, We Won! TMT/Telecoms and Biomedical Law Firm Year!

2016 starts with more prizes for our IPT team! Yesterday we have been awarded Italian TMT/Telecoms and Biomedical Law Firm Year at the TopLegal Awards. Here is a selfie from Giangi, Alessandro, Giulio, Gualtiero and Roberto collecting the prizes.

So, great times indeed, and as usual THANKS TO ALL OF YOU!IMG_6807

E-pharmacies (finally) online!

Zappaterra FusionThe last regulatory steps necessary for the launch of e-pharmacies in Italy have been accomplished and this business can finally take off in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

Analysis: What to expect from the Privacy Shield and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Olivi FusionDLA Piper Shared Insights at Bloomberg Law’s 2016 Outlook on Privacy and Data Security in Washington DC

On February 3rd, the day after announcement of the US-EU Privacy Shield provisional agreement, DLA Piper’s Carol Umhoefer, Jim Halpert and Giangi Olivi discussed EU data protection developments at Bloomberg Law’s 2016 Outlook on Privacy and Data Security, in Washington DC, following a presentation by Shannon Coe, privacy leader at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, that summarized the terms of the provisional agreement. Here is a short analysis of the issues they discussed. Read the rest of this entry »

SAVE THE DATE! Fashion Lunch @DLA Piper Milan in our new office! This time “Fashion & e-commerce” – 18 February 2016.


Join us on Thursday 18 February 2016 at 12.30 pm at DLA Piper, Via della Posta 7, Milan, for the new session of our Fashion Lunch Series! This time we will talk about fashion and e-commerce. Read the rest of this entry »

Webinar – EU Privacy Regulation, what you really need to know!

Here is an opportunity to sort all your doubts around the upcoming EU privacy regulation which will be even more interesting with the Safe Harbor 2.0 now agreed. Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Traditional cultural expression and the fashion industry: inspiration or misappropriation?

Zappaterra FusionBalice FusionIt is not new that the fashion industry often takes inspiration from designs and method of productions of cultural heritage or traditional know-how of indigenous or local communities. A substantial number of fashion designers rely on indigenous and traditional crafts, block printing and embroidery techniques to create new designs and materials. For instance, last year the London-based fashion house KTZ debuting at the New York Fashion Week for fall season 2015 featured homage to native American aesthetics; also recently Havaianas commercialized (amazing) flip flops with a design inspired by the Yawalapiti tribe in Amazonia. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 – Main trends on Cybersecurity!

Olivi FusionWhile many are not yet aware of the full breadth of the cybercrime phenomenon (cybercrime globally generates more revenues and is more profitable than drug trafficking!), there is a general consensus about the fact that certain breaches cannot be avoided. With a proliferation of connected devices operated remotely and a more pervasive use of data, companies are facing increasing (and more sophisticated) cyber threats. Such trend leads to increasing regulations fostering cybersecurity best practices. Here are our main takeaways from the cybersecurity seminar held in Milan last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Media – Top 5 predictions for 2016!

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Great news are expected in EU and Italian media landscape, as 2016 will be crucial for the implementation of the Digital Single Market Strategy of the EU Commission. Hence, this one could not be merely a transitional year, but an actual boost for the media industry, both from a regulatory and business perspective. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Data Protection Day!

To mark International Data Protection Day 2016 we would like to share with you some exciting new projects we have been working on to help you and your organisation prepare for what is expected to be an interesting year for data protection, privacy and security. Read the rest of this entry »

Follow us! – “Rischio informatico e cyber-crime nel settore bancario e finanziario” – 26/27 January 2016 @ Grand Hotel et de Milan

laura_borelliFollow us on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 January 2016 at the Grand Hotel et de Milan to learn more about cyber security and risk management in the banking and finance fields. Read the rest of this entry »

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