What will change in 2018? What should companies do to exploit it? What new legal issues will arise and how shall they be tackled?
Privacy legitimate interest might become difficult to manage in Italy following provisions introduced by means of the Budget Law.
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, …
The tender for the award of new Italian online gaming licenses has now been launched, but operators have to hurry up!
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, …
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.
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.
Follow us (Rome, Via dei Due Macelli 66, 6 December 2017, 11:00 AM) for our roundtable on the Decrees implementing the Italian Law no. 220/2016 (“Cinema Law”) and the related investment opportunities concerning audiovisual works (including tax credit, automatic contribution, protection of minors and European works). We will also analyze the financing structures of audiovisual and theatrical works.
The European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is leading to a change culture, which will increase not only data protection but also security awareness.
Connected insurance is not only about data protection (see here our previous post). When dealing with connected devices and technologies, it is obviously necessary to fully assess the device, including its marketability standards.
Follow-us tomorrow at 4:00 PM for the seminar on Cybersecurity and Big Data. The seminar has been organised by the GIOIN – Gasperini Open Innovation Network and will be held at the Fondazione Agnelli in Turin. We will address GDPR and cybersecurity, including data governance and practical suggestions.
On 2 October 2017, the Italian Council of Ministers approved a new Legislative Decree (“Decree“), aimed at ensuring a wider protection to EU (and Italian) works in the audiovisual media services (“AVMS“) sector. A brief outline of the new provisions is set out below.
The insurance market is changing rapidly, driven by shifting customer expectations and technological progress. The Internet of Things and connected devices are transforming the industry, for instance with the increasing usage of telematics for motor insurance, wearable technologies and m-health apps for health insurance, and smart appliances and devices for home insurance. At the same time, customers expect to be always connected with their insurers, with new apps and tools that facilitate a smooth interaction.
The role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and what requirements needs to meet has now been partially clarified by the Italian privacy authority.
Il cyber risk al tempo del regolamento privacy europeo sarà l’argomento di un seminario che abbiamo organizzato il 12 ottobre 2017.