Top 4 blockchain predictions for 2018

The buzzing explosion of new technologies lately is coated with fear because of the growing number of cybersecurity meltdowns spreading all over and paralyzing users and markets. The lifeline has been identified in what seems to be the culmination of decades of research and breakthroughs in cryptography and security: blockchain. Here are our top predictions for 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. 30 of 10 February 2005 The wording “confidential business information” of article 1, paragraph 1, of the Industrial Property Code, provided for in the Legislative Decree no. 30 of 10 February 2005, is replaced by the following: “trade secrets”. Art. 2 Amendment to article 2 …

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GDPR: What will Data Protection Officers be liable for?

  Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), companies that process large amounts of sensitive personal data or consistently monitor data subjects on a large scale will be required to appoint a data protection officer (DPO). As discussed in our previous posts, the DPO will have significant responsibilities, including reporting on data to the highest management level. While the DPO debate has so far been focussed on where to place the DPO within company structures, confusion remains over the DPO’s actual responsibilities.

En attendant UPC

At the beginning of 2017 the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court (often referred to as UP/UPC package) was almost ready to start. Ratifications of the UPC treaty were taking place at healthy pace, Italy decided eventually to join the system, too, and the European Unions institutions were finalizing the last pieces of legislations necessary to accommodate the Unitary Patent into the basket of the EU rights. Then came Brexit.

Follow-us! – Audiovisual Finance: le novità della Legge Cinema – DLA Piper Roma, Via dei Due Macelli 66 – 11:00 AM, 6 Dicembre 2017

  DLA Piper (Roma, Via dei Due Macelli 66, 6 dicembre 2017, ore 11:00) vi invita a partecipare ad una tavola rotonda dedicata all’analisi dei decreti attuativi della Legge n. 220/2016 (“Legge Cinema”) e alle conseguenti opportunità di investimento per la realizzazione di prodotti audiovisivi (inclusi tax credit, contributi automatici, tutela dei minori e delle opere europee). Sarà inoltre dato spazio all’analisi di strutture di finanziamento delle opere cinematografiche e audiovisive.