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  • 9
    Jul
    Marketing vs Legal
    Il numero e la varietà di iniziative promo-pubblicitarie sul web comporta un costante confronto in azienda tra la creatività dell’ufficio marketing e le molteplici implicazioni di carattere legale applicabili caso per caso. Nello scenario classico, infatti, la persona che desiderava sfruttare la propria immagine si rivolgeva a un fotografo, al quale cedeva l’esercizio dei diritti…
  • Q&A Arbitration
    A Q&A guide to arbitration law and practice in Italy. The Q&A guide provides a structured overview of the key practical issues concerning arbitration in this jurisdiction, including any mandatory provisions and default rules applicable under local law, confidentiality, local courts’ willingness to assist arbitration, enforcement of awards and the available remedies, both final and…
    Article filed under: Dispute Resolution
  • 1
    Jul
    Doing Business 2013
    The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. By gathering and analyzing comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and over time, Doing Business encourages countries to compete towards more efficient regulation; offers measurable benchmarks…
    Article filed under: Dispute Resolution
  • 8
    Jun
    Londra 2012 e ambush marketing
    Con l’approssimarsi dei Giochi Olimpici di Londra 2012 è tornato di stretta attualità il tema del contrasto all’ambush marketing, locuzione con cui vengono comunemente indicate tutte quelle pratiche messe in atto da soggetti economici per sfruttare in maniera non autorizzata – cioè senza un previo accordo contrattuale con gli organizzatori – il richiamo mediatico di…
  • 28
    May
    Legislative decree 69/2012 implements in Italy the E-privacy directive 2009/136/ec
    On May 28, 2012 the Italian Government issued Legislative Decree no. 69/2012 (“Decree”) implementing in Italy Directive no. 2009/136/EC (which amended Directive 2002/58/EC – “e-Privacy Directive”). The Decree, which entered into force on June 1, 2012, amended the Italian Data Protection Code (Legislative Decree of June 30, 2003, no. 196) introducing new requirements for providers…
    Article filed under: Internet, E-Commerce, Startup
  • 25
    May
    Il caso private outlet: per la prima volta l’agcm sospende in via cautelare l’accesso ad un sito web
    Con il provvedimento n. 23349 del 6 marzo 2012, l’Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (“AGCM”) ha sanzionato la società Private Outlet S.r.l. per pratiche commerciali scorrette inibendo invia cautelare l’accesso ai siti web della società. L’AGCM ha infatti ritenuto la società colpevole di aver diffuso mediante i propri siti web messaggi ingannevoli sulla…
  • 15
    May
    Italian data protection regulator: factual role performed by the parties as a key factor in data controllership assessment
    On April 5, 2012 the Italian data protection authority (“Garante”) issued a resolution which found controllership for a company that used personal data, purchased from another company, for telemarketing purposes. The resolution was published on the Garante’s website on May 8, 2012. The Garante received a complaint from a telephone subscriber who, despite being on…
    Article filed under: Brand, Rights, Startup
  • 18
    Apr
    Representations and warranties – remedies for the acquirer
    Representations and warranties under Italian law Legal remedies for infringement Safeguards to add and mistakes to avoid Court ruling on consequences of infringement Comment Representations and warranties under Italian law Representations and warranties have been imported into Italian M&A law from US practice and are now one of the main aspects of almost any deal…
  • 11
    Apr
    Permanent establishment: to be or not to be, that is the question
    Recent case law Permanent establishment Applicable law Recent case law A leading low-cost airline has recently been sanctioned by labour inspectors from the local labour office Direzione provinciale del lavoro (DPL), which reportedly imposed an administrative fine for failure to pay social security contributions in Italy. The DPL alleged that the airline had hired 650…
    Article filed under: Labour and Employment, Startup
  • 31
    Mar
    When is disciplinary code necessary?
    Legislation on disciplinary codes Case study: dismissal by employer without a disciplinary code Supreme Court decision Practical suggestions Legislation on disciplinary codes An employer’s power of direction over its employees is recognised in Article 2106 of the Civil Code and Article 7 of the Statue of Workers (Law 300/1970), providing substantial and procedural limits to…
    Article filed under: Labour and Employment, Startup
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