Outsourcing agreements and cloud projects largely require the transfer of personal data from the outsourcee that processes them on behalf of the company receiving the outsourced service to thr outsourcee's group companies. Such practice creates major privacy issues if some of these group companies are located outside of the European Union, but these issues can now be sorted through the so called processors binding corporate rules (BCRs) that allow the free flow of personal data within the outsourcee's group.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The University of Milan published a report on the status of mobile payment in Italy in 2012 which shows a potential growth that might lead to a volume of mobile payment transactions of over € 10 bn in 2016.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The Italian Communications Authority has just launched a consultation on Internet services and online advertising with the purpose of collecting opinions on the future of the Internet from users and operators.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Italian gambling authority, AAMS, published the data on the Italian online gaming market for the first quarter of 2013 which show a minor reduction of spending of 0.2% compared to the same period of 2012, but what looks very interesting is that almost 50% of the spending in the market is generated by casino games and cash poker games. And casino games and cash poker games are the sole games currently subject to a gross profit tax regime.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Here is the link to an interesting article from our DLA Piper tax partner on the potential risks of a tax permanent establishment for e-commerce operators, including online gaming operators.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
The court of Varese (Italy) held that a blogger was liable of the defamation crime because of the comments published by some of her users on a forum available on her blog since as administrator of the blog she had the "availability" of the website which triggered a liability for both the contents published by her and by third parties.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The Italian Advertising Self-Regulatory Court deemed the TV ad of a major remote gaming licensed casino operator in breach of the recently introduced provisions of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Code on gambling advertising.