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14/10/2021
Im­pact of AI & Tech­no­logy on the Funds sec­tor
AI & Tech­no­logy are dis­rupt­ing the in­vest­ment funds sec­tor, and laws and reg­u­la­tions are be­ing amended to move to­wards a more di­git­al en­vir­on­ment for fin­an­cial in­sti­tu­tions, as­set man­agers and in­vestors...
14/10/2021
Green Pass in Italy: em­ploy­ers’ FAQ
12/10/2021
On­line gambling law and reg­u­la­tion in Italy
12/10/2021
De­com­pil­a­tion, de­fences and copy­right: CJEU Top Sys­tem De­cision
In a de­cision dated 6 Oc­to­ber 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Uni­on (CJEU) has cla­ri­fied that a law­ful user of a com­puter pro­gram may de­com­pile that pro­gram in or­der to cor­rect er­rors that...
12/10/2021
Leg­al guide for com­pany dir­ect­ors and CEOs in Italy
ESG ob­lig­a­tion for Dir­ect­ors and CEOs 1. Do ex­ist­ing dir­ect­ors’ du­ties con­tain ob­lig­a­tions that ap­ply to mat­ters that could be cat­egor­ised as an ESG con­sid­er­a­tion, e.g. the en­vir­on­ment, em­ploy­ee...
08/10/2021
Reg­u­lat­ory sand­box: the first timeslot for the ex­per­i­ment­a­tion of FinTech...
De­cree No. 100 of the Min­istry of Eco­nomy and Fin­ance of 30 April 2021 has ap­proved the Reg­u­la­tion gov­ern­ing the pro­ced­ures for car­ry­ing out the ex­per­i­ment­a­tion in Italy of FinTech activ­it­ies, defined...
07/10/2021
State aid: Court of Justice of the EU par­tially an­nuls European Com­mis­sion’s...
On 2 Septem­ber 2021, the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) an­nulled the judg­ments of the Gen­er­al Court of 19 June 2019 de­clar­ing the plaintiffs’ ac­tions in­ad­miss­ible and con­firm­ing the leg­al­ity...
04/10/2021
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion opens con­sulta­tion on ex­tend­ing State aid...
In­tro­duc­tion to an amended Tem­por­ary Frame­work The European Com­mis­sion launched a con­sulta­tion pro­cess on 30 Septem­ber 2021, send­ing a pro­pos­al to Mem­ber States on a sixth draft amend­ment to the Tem­por­ary...
30/09/2021
Busi­ness Hu­man Rights emer­ging as a new field of ar­bit­ra­tion?
In 2011, the Hu­man Rights Coun­cil of the UN Gen­er­al As­sembly pub­lished the "Guid­ing Prin­ciples on Busi­ness and Hu­man Rights". The gen­er­al pur­pose be­hind these prin­ciples is to en­hance stand­ards and prac­tices...
29/09/2021
Com­mer­cial rent pay­ments in Italy
1. Gen­er­al over­view To date, we have lis­ted sev­er­al de­cisions re­lat­ing to this is­sue.The pro­ceed­ings were mainly sum­mary pro­ceed­ings. A few de­cisions are de­cisions on the mer­its of the case (some be­ing...
28/09/2021
The Itali­an Rev­en­ue Agency opened a pub­lic con­sulta­tion on a draft Cir­cu­lar...
The Itali­an Rev­en­ue Agency has pub­lished a draft of the Cir­cu­lar let­ter provid­ing cla­ri­fic­a­tions on the Pro­vi­sion of the Rev­en­ue Agency Dir­ect­or pub­lished on 23 Novem­ber 2020 (the “Pro­vi­sion”) re­gard­ing...
28/09/2021
Gen­er­al Court backs European Com­mis­sion in Altice gun jump­ing case – con­firm­ing...
On 22 Septem­ber 2021, the Gen­er­al Court dis­missed Altice's ac­tion against the European Com­mis­sion's 2018 de­cision im­pos­ing two fines totalling EUR 124.5 mil­lion for "gun jump­ing" in con­nec­tion with Altice's...