Giangiacomo Olivi

Giangiacomo Olivi

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New rules on transfer of broadcasters/audiovisual/interactive media services providers and network operators!

Further to a consultation process, this August, the Italian Communications Authority (Autorità per le garanzie nelle comunicazioni, “Agcom”), published a new regulation for the transfer of broadcasters’ ownership (Regulation...more

8/25/2014 - Broadcasting EU Telecommunications

Serie A media rights: end of the story?

As you may well be aware, Lega Nazionale Professionsti Serie A (the Italian top-tier soccer league) football rights have not yet been fully licensed. Whilst we are waiting for the results of the additional tender for the so...more

7/22/2014 - Football Licensing Rights Media

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - June 2014 (Global)

CONSUMER AND DATA PROTECTION - Italy: New rules on cookies and Internet profiling! - The Italian Data Protection Authority has issued its decision on the “simplified information notice and cookie consent”"....more

6/10/2014 - Cookies Copyright Data Protection Entertainment Industry EU EU Data Protection Laws Internet Media Music Music Industry Sports

New rules on cookies and Internet profiling!

After a long public consultation process, the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, “Garante”) finally issued its decision on the “simplified information notice and cookie consent”...more

6/6/2014 - Cookie Banners Cookies Data Protection Popular

Cookies update – Main takeaways from the Cybersecurity Course

Whilst we are waiting for the publication of the results of the public consultation on cookies carried out by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, “Garante“), here are some...more

6/2/2014 - Cookies Cybersecurity Data Protection EU Internet Privacy Popular Privacy Policy

Law À La Mode: Special Edition – INTA 2014

In This Issue: - MODERNISATION OF THE TRADEMARK SYSTEM: Is Europe on the cusp of trademark law reform? - FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE: Brand owners face unique challenges in Russia - DETAINING COUNTERFEIT GOODS: New...more

5/16/2014 - 3-D Printing Technology Brand China Counterfeit Goods Regulation Counterfeiting EU Inter Partes Review Proceedings Patent Reform Patents Russia Trademarks

Law À La Mode - Issue 13 - April 2014

In This Issue: - PRIVACY BY DESIGN? FASHION FLAIR TRANSFORMS WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: The rise of the wearables – and the data protection challenges they bring - EFFECTIVELY DELIVERING IT SERVICES IN THE RETAIL...more

4/11/2014 - Advertising Brand Copyright Counterfeiting Data Protection EU Fashion Industry Patent Litigation Patents Technology Trademarks

Sport, Media, and Entertainment Intelligence - April 2014

Spanish Supreme Court orders Le Monde to pay damages to Real Madrid and FC Barcelona - The Spanish Supreme Court has ordered French daily newspaper Le Monde to pay damages of €300,000 to Real Madrid and €15,000 to FC...more

4/11/2014 - Anti-Money Laundering Broadcasting Doping EU Football Gambling Internet Gambling Sports UK

(Yet another) LCN consultation!

Another chapter to the LCN saga in Italy. As you recall from our previous posts and videos, the LCN, the logical channel numbering for Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting, remains a very controversial topic in Italy. This...more

4/2/2014 - Broadcasting EU Television Broadcast Stations

Notice and take down, at last!

After a long debate and various consultations, today the Regulation on Online Copyright Protection issued by the Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) will come into force! ...more

3/31/2014 - Copyright Copyright Infringement EU Internet Notice Requirements

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - March 2014

Italy: Opportunities for DTT frequencies in the Italian market - The Italian Ministry for Economic Development has started a competitive bid for three national DTT frequencies. Australia: Senate scrutinises state of...more

3/5/2014 - Australia Broadcasting Canada Data Protection EU Google India Motion Picture Industry Ticket Pricing Wine & Alcohol

Product Placement – Rules and Trends in Italy

Branded content is a hype word. Audiovisual content is meddled with products and vice-versa, while advertisers are more creative in devising new solutions. Within this context product placement is becoming increasingly...more

2/20/2014 - Advertising EU Product Placement

Towards consolidated rules for Product Placement in Italy?

Branded content is a hype word. Audiovisual content is meddled with products and vice-versa, while advertisers are more creative in devising new solutions. Within this context product placement is becoming increasingly...more

2/20/2014 - Advertising EU Product Placement

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - 2014

BETTING AND GAMING - US: Draft legislation aims to prohibit Internet gambling - Last month, a draft Internet Gambling Control Act surfaced on the Internet. This proposed legislation, attributed by industry websites to...more

2/4/2014 - Aereo Antitrust Litigation Copyright Cybersecurity Data Protection Entertainment Industry EU Fashion Industry Gambling Internet Gambling Internet Streaming Motion Picture Industry SCOTUS Television Broadcast Stations UK

Italian Technology Start-Ups: light at the end of the tunnel

We attended yesterday the 2014 Disruption Day (thank you Digital Magics!). Here are some of the giveaways. It is great to feel some positive vibes for start-ups and incubators. Despite the overall economic crisis in...more

1/30/2014 - EU Startups Technology

#FashiOnline – Top 5 Giveaways

Thank you to all that attended the #FashiOnline event. There were a lot of attendees and very interesting topics. These are our main 5 giveaways....more

1/27/2014 - EU Fashion Industry

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - January 2014

BETTING AND GAMING - Japan looking at casino promotion legislation - With a few very limited exceptions, gaming is generally banned in Japan. In the wake of the tsunami and earthquake, and as the 2020 Olympic Games...more

1/13/2014 - Casinos Cybersecurity Data Protection EU Gambling Gaming Internet

Italy Media – New AGCOM Consultation on Transfer of Broadcasters / Media Services Operators

The Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) launched a public consultation on the new draft regulation on the authorization process for transferring the ownership of broadcasters, including network operators or companies (or...more

1/9/2014 - Broadcasting EU Media Telecommunications

Italian DTT Broadcasting – Another chapter to the LCN saga!

The Italian Council of State (Consiglio di Stato) finally published the long awaited decision on the “Telenorba Case”. As you recall from our previous posts, Telenorba appealed against the second LCN plan before the...more

12/18/2013 - EU Telecommunications Television Broadcast Stations

Italian Online Copyright Protection… Here we go with the AGCOM Regulation!

After a long consultation process, the Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) published the long awaited regulations on the protection of copyright on the Internet and media, which among other things provide for a notice...more

12/13/2013 - Copyright EU Internet Internet Service Providers Media Notice Requirements Takedown Notices

Technology & Sourcing News - October 2013 (Global)

- What's in an indemnity anyway? - Kit Burden provides an informative overview of the use of indemnities in IT and outsourcing contracts, including guidance on what to look out for when drafting or negotiating these...more

10/31/2013 - Big Data Cloud Computing Data Protection Energy EU Indemnity Agreements Outsourcing Personally Identifiable Information TUPE

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