On September 27, during the first TechCrunch Italy, Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale awarded the Italian start up Atooma a package of legal services. Atooma has developed an innovative app for smart-phones and has been selected by a panel of venture capitalists as the best Italian start up. Congratulations to Atooma!
Article added in September 2012
Legal Framework Law No. 92/2012 (the “Law”) – entered into force on July 18, 2012 – introduces significant changes to job on-call regulations, set forth in detail by the Ministry of Labor in order No. 20/2012 . Job on-call is a type of employment relationship in which an employee makes himself or herself available to… continued
Is it lawful to remotely monitor employees’ work activities through the use of surveillance systems?
Italian legal framework The acquisition and use of personal data from workplace surveillance systems is currently unregulated in Italy. Article 134 of Legislative Decree no. 196 (June 30, 2003), “Personal data protection Code” (hereinafter, “Privacy Code”) states only that the Data Protection Authority (hereinafter, “the Authority”) supports the introduction of a code of professional conduct… continued
Italian implementation of European Directive No. 2009/110/EC offers new business opportunities for electronic money institutions
On April 28, 2012 Italy officially published Legislative Decree No. 45. The Decree, enacted on April 16, 2012, implements European Directive No. 2009/110/EC (“ELMI 2”), which amends prior EU legislation on electronic money. ELMI 2 creates an improved legal framework designed to strengthen the internal market while ensuring adequate supervision and a level playing field… continued