Ryanair has been sanctioned to the payment of an € 400K fine as their advertised flight fares were not inclusive of an additional cost for the usage of credit cards whose charging has been in any case deemed in breach of applicable regulations.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
Ts&Cs of e-books platforms excluding warranties for the e-books sold or for the download of movies have been deemed in breach of regulations on unfair terms in consumer contracts and therefore not valid.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Mobile payment is more and more in the radar of IT companies and even Apple apparently will launch soon their mobile payment platform. However, what regulatory restrictions are applicable to the after the EU PSD Directive?
Monday, April 22, 2013
The Italian competition authority sanctioned with a fine of EUR 150,000 the advertising over the Internet of a franchising network of travel agencies as the advertised affiliation price did not include the price for all the services and equipment required by the affiliation network and did not specify that value added tax had to be added to the advertised price.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Bank of Italy has issued indicators of suspicious money laundering conducts with which both banks dealing with gaming operators and gaming operators themselves shall comply.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Italian communications authority has just approved the regulations on the bidding process for the allocation of DTT frequencies (multiplex).
Thursday, April 11, 2013
There will be No additional taxes on online gaming in Italy according to what declared by the director general of the Italian gambling authority, Mr. Luigi Magistro, at the online gaming conference organized by the European Social and Economic Committee.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Italian Ministry of the Economic Development made operational the National Fund for the Innovation of € 40.9 million in order to ease the financing of innovative projects based on the industrial enhancement of intellectual property rights.
Italian regulations on equity crowdfunding through online portals for innovative start-ups approved in October 2012 are closer to their enforcement. The CONSOB, the equivalent of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, has now launched a request for public commenting on the implementing regulations that will end on the 30th of April 2013 and therefore equity crowdfunding will shortly be possible in Italy.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Google is not liable for suggest search results also named as "autocomplete" results according to the Court of Milan (Italy) that overturned the approach taken by the same court in 2011 where Google had been deemed contributory liable for search results.