New guidelines for EU Financial Institutions moving to Cloud Computing

Prompted by the increasing interest for the use of cloud outsourcing solutions within the banking industry, the European Banking Authority (“EBA“) has recently issued the final recommendations on the use of cloud service providers by financial institutions (“Recommendations“), which will be applicable as of 1 July 2018.

Legislative Decree no. 63 of 11 May 2018

Legislative Decree no. 63 of 11 May 2018 implementing the EU Directive no. 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure. Art. 1 Amendment to article 1 of the Legislative Decree no. …

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A new take on know-how and trade secrets: Italian legislative decree No. 63/2018 and its impact on the Industrial Property Code in Italy

Just a couple of days before the June 9th deadline set by the European Parliament and Council, on June 7th 2018, the Official Gazette formally published Italian Legislative Decree No. 63/2018 (the “Decree”), by means of which Italy implemented EU Directive 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their …

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The hidden side of the freedom of panorama

Everybody at some point in their life has photographed historic monuments, artistic and architectural works, buildings and, generally speaking, all works that have a cultural value. However, not everyone knows about the legal implications arising out of such activity or about the different rights that can be affected by it.