The data protection officer is a complex puzzle under the GDPR

The role of the data protection officer is one of the most controversial changes introduced by the EU Privacy Regulation. What liabilities and obligations are on him?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

How to exploit data at the time of the GDPR

Personal data, including big data, is a valuable asset for businesses, but how to maximise its exploitation at the age of the EU Privacy Regulation?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

An Italian copyright authorship saga: The armchair of Gio Ponti

The heirs of the acclaimed architect and designer Gio Ponti and the company Molteni & C. S.p.A. filed a lawsuit before the Court of Milan against Cassina S.p.A.. Both companies claimed exclusive rights on a model of armchair designed by Gio Ponti in the fifties. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital Transformation and PA: a three years plan to become a (digital) butterfly

During the Digital Design Days, a 3-day event hold just few days ago in Milan, the Council of the Ministry Digital Team led by Diego Piacentini presented Designers Italia, a new technological platform born from the collaboration with AgID (Agency for Digital Italy).
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How eCommerce changes with new consumer and privacy regulations

Giulio CoraggioeCommerce is exponentially becoming regulated as a consequence of recent decisions and changes of consumer and privacy laws.
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Top 5 takeaways on how to get ready for the European privacy regulation

Giulio CoraggioHow to get ready for the GDPR right now? This was the topic of the seminar arranged to celebrate the one year deadline from the effective date of the EU Privacy Regulation.
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The Court of Milan stands by the “Falabella” bag of Stella McCartney

The fashion industry welcomed the victory of company Stella McCartney Ltd. in the fight for the protection of the “Falabella” bag. Plaintiff filed a lawsuit before the Court of Milan against Imax S.r.l., an Italian company in liquidation, based on design and trademark infringement, as well as on unfair competition.

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FinTech: Instant Payments across Europe. The ambitious EPC project

The European Payments Council (EPC) has recently published a scheme to make instant payments between EU countries adhering to SEPA. Speed, area of distribution and availability 24/7/365 are the main innovation points of this scheme, named SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCTinst).
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Another award! DLA Piper “2017 Italian TMT Law firm of the Year”

More good news for our team! We have just been awarded “2017 TMT Law firm of the Year” at the Top Legal Awards. See here a picture of our Giangi Olivi receiving the price. Another opportunity to thank ALL OUR FRIENDS AND CLIENTS that have been supporting us throughout these years!

#AVMSD Reform Series – #1: Video-Sharing Platforms


Cavalcanti C.V.MALANDRINO_cvThis is the first of a series of 10 posts regarding the EU Commission proposal of May 25, 2016 for a reform of the audio-visual media services Directive no. 2010/13/EU (“Proposal”, available here).  The Proposal is currently under scrutiny: in particular, the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education on April 25, 2017, voted to amend the Proposal.  The subject matter is constituted by video-sharing platforms.
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