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fashion law

Top 5 fashion law predictions for 2018

February 11, 2018 - 7:11 pm in Internet liability, Internet of Things

The fashion sector is going to reshape itself in 2018 with new legal issues and here are our fashion law predictions for 2018. As “fashion shades and only style remains”, here is the (hopefully stylish) guess on the top five fashion law predictions for…

Italian web tax

Italian web tax – Will it impact your business?

January 3, 2018 - 7:08 am in Internet liability

A 3% Italian web tax on the value of B2B digital transactions has been approved through the Budget Law, even though it will be effective from 2019. There…

online marketplace

Online marketplace distribution can be restricted by luxury brands

December 26, 2017 - 9:52 am in Internet liability

Online marketplace distribution can be restricted by luxury brands according to a groundbreaking decision of the European Court of Justice. This article…

permanent establishment

New Italian tax permanent establishment – What changes for eCommerce and gaming sites?

November 7, 2017 - 1:40 am in gaming, Internet liability, tax

A change in tax permanent establishment criteria provided by the Italian Budget Law might have a considerable impact on the eCommerce and gaming industries.  Updated on 3 January 2018 A number of tax related regulatory changes have been introduced by means…

prize promotion

Prize promotion regulations of the world available for free

August 23, 2017 - 4:04 pm in e-commerce, Internet, Internet liability, liability ISP

Prize promotion regulations from 35 countries are now available for free to ease identifying the right route among very different regulations. Prize promotion rules often ignored Prize promotion regulations can be extremely tricky and the recent € 3 million…


How eCommerce changes with new consumer and privacy regulations?

June 1, 2017 - 6:42 am in e-commerce, Internet liability, liability ISP

eCommerce is exponentially becoming regulated as a consequence of recent decisions and changes of consumer and privacy laws. Maybe not everyone knows that I was "borne" as an eCommerce lawyer assisting for almost 100% of my time some global eCommerce operators…

prize promotion

€ 3+ million sanction issued for unlawful prize promotions in Italy

A € 3+ million sanction was issued against a multinational company by the Italian Competition Authority for prize promotions unlawfully performed. The regime for prize promotions in Italy The complexity of Italian prize promotion regulations, which in some…

gaming taxes

How Italian web tax might impact online operators?

November 15, 2016 - 7:48 am in e-commerce, Internet, Internet liability, liability ISP

A proposal for an Italian web tax applicable to foreign online e-commerce and gaming operators might have a relevant impact on their business. The long story of the Italian web tax During the last 3 years, the life of online operators has been always "disrupted"…

Internet liability

Mere conduit Internet liability rules have their milestone decision

September 24, 2016 - 7:33 am in Internet liability, liability ISP

Internet liability rules don't oblige telecom and Internet providers to monitor their traffic and automatically remove contents in breach of copyright according to the Court of Milan. This is a very interesting article from my intellectual property law colleagues…


Digitalization boosted by new electronic signature rules

September 14, 2016 - 6:58 pm in e-commerce, Internet liability, liability ISP

The digitalization of businesses might find a major help thanks to new Italian regulations considerably lightening the requirements applicable to electronic signatures. The previous obstacle to digitalization A considerable issue in the process of digitalization…