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Mobile payments update

Any mobile payment this summer? As you probably know, this is an ever growing market. According to a study of the Politecnico of Milan, the new “Mobile and App Economy” was worth 25.4 billion euro in 2013 and can reach...more

9/2/2014 - EU Mobile Apps Mobile Payments

New regulation on mobile remote payments!

After a public consultation, the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, the “Authority”) issued its decision on the processing of persona data related to mobile remote payments....more

6/20/2014

New Public Consultation on broadcasting and investment obligations for on demand services

The Italian Communication Authority (AGCOM) published a consultationon a draft regulation relating to broadcasting and investment obligations for on demand audiovisual media services. The draft subject to consultation is...more

5/6/2014 - Broadcasting EU Media Telecommunications

Article 29 Working Party issues draft model clauses processor-to-subprocessors

Recently the Article 29 Working Party, an independent advisory body composed by the representatives the EU Member States’ data protection authorities, issued a working document on draft model clauses for the international...more

4/14/2014 - Data Protection EU EU Data Protection Laws

Football rights guidelines approved by Agcom!

Further to the preliminary inquiry carried out by the Italian Communication Authority (Agcom) with operators holding a direct interest in the sale of media rights for the Italian football seasons (as discussed here),...more

4/11/2014 - AgCom Football Media

Data Protection – Italian Fine for Google Inc.

Yet another data protection headache for Google Inc.? Today a number of newspapers reported the news regarding a fine issued against Google. In reality this is the result of a two years procedure ending up last December with...more

4/4/2014 - Data Protection Fines Google Privacy Policy StreetView

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

AGCOM procedure for the approval of the guidelines for football media rights on 2015/2018

As you might recall from our previous post, each year the Italian Communication Authority (Agcom) starts a procedure for the approval of guidelines – as issued by the Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A – regarding the sale...more

2/17/2014 - EU Football Media

The Italian Communication Authority (Agcom) on Machine-to-Machine services

Yesterday the Italian Communication Authority (Agcom) launched a survey on Machine-to-Machine communications services (M2M). M2M services are technologies and/or services that enable automated data transfer between two...more

1/15/2014 - EU Telecommunications

New public consultation on mobile remote payments

We have been dealing with a number of issues related to mobile payments and data protection. At the beginning of the new year, the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali)...more

1/8/2014 - Data Protection EU Mobile Payments

Antitrust Authority blocks 122 websites selling counterfeited watches

The Italian Antitrust Authority (Agcm) blocked access in the Italian territory to 122 websites, managed through servers located in Malaysia and registered by foreign entities...more

12/30/2013 - Counterfeiting EU Fashion Industry Websites

Italy: Agcom decisions on sport events

Following a consultation with the main stakeholders, the Italian Communication Authority (Agcom) issued two new decisions (Decision n. 599/13/CONS and Decision n. 600/13/CONS) concerning radio and audiovisual media’s freedom...more

11/18/2013 - EU Freedom of the Press Sports

Agcom decisions on sport events

Following a consultation with the main stakeholders, the Italian Communication Authority (Agcom) issued two new decisions (Decision n. 599/13/CONS and Decision n. 600/13/CONS) concerning radio and audiovisual media’s freedom...more

11/14/2013 - EU Sports

Outsourcing Tips – Outsourcing and Financial Services – Communications to the Bank of Italy

The mantra we continued repeating is never to draft an agreement without taking into account the sector regulations. Today’s outsourcing tip carries on this refrain. For a number of (obvious) reasons, banking and...more

10/3/2013 - Banking Sector EU Outsourcing

The World Data Protection Authorities and the 35th International Conference

With the 35th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, the Data Protection Authorities adopted a declaration and 6 resolutions on data protection (as well as a resolution on the strategy of its...more

10/2/2013 - Cybersecurity Data Collection Data Protection Minors Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Policy Web Tracking

Top fashion legal topics – #6 Distribution Contracts

We continue our series for the Milan Fashion Week. We have been discussing in the past various contractual options for devising distribution strategies in the fashion & retail sectors, from franchising and network...more

9/24/2013 - Contract Drafting Distributors Fashion Industry

Italy: New framework for online copyright protection is about to be launched…

The Chairman of the Italian Communications Authority (Agcom), Angelo Marcello Cardani, has recently updated the Italian Parliament on the latest initiatives of the Authority on online copyright protection....more

7/22/2013 - Copyright Cybersecurity Framework EU Internet Proposed Legislation

Consultation on digital terrestrial radio broadcasting (Italy)

The Italian Communication Authority (AGCOM) has recently launched a public consultation on the digital terrestrial radio broadcasting regulation....more

7/5/2013 - Broadcasting Consultation Digital Media EU Radio Stations

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