Insights All



Appointing a Data Protection Officer: has your business got its risk assessment right?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laid out the job description for a new role, that of Data Protection Office (DPO), and made the appointment mandatory in some cases....

Written on: 4 Sep 2018


Read time 4m

Lead supervisory authority: The one stop shop

For companies active across multiple countries in the EU, the so called “one stop shop” principle in the GDPR is potentially helpful in providing focus and clarity on which data...

Written on: 3 Sep 2018


Read time 5m

Written on: 3 Sep 2018


Read time 0m

The Digital Revolution: How blockchain works

Catherine Hammon, Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer, and Nick Thody, Head of Knowledge, take a look at Blockchain: the history, the fundamental workings and the security issues. Our Digital Revolution series explores a...

Written on: 22 Aug 2018


Read time 1m

Competition Update: August 2018

This month's edition focuses on the ways in which national competition authorities are continuing to adapt merger-control to keep pace with the changing economy and to address the challenges posed...

Written on: 17 Aug 2018


Read time 1m

The Digital Revolution: Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence

Catherine Hammon, Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer, and Nick Thody, Head of Knowledge, examine the increasing interest and new uses for Artificial Intelligence – and the legal issues this presents for...

Written on: 16 Aug 2018


Read time 1m

Loot Box Update

Netherlands On 19 June, the Dutch Gaming Authority (Kansspelautoriteit) published a statement  cautioning games publishers that starting on the following day, it would start checking whether game companies have made...

Written on: 16 Aug 2018


Read time 12m

The Italian government banned gambling advertising, what does the law say?

Background After less than a month from the entry into force of the Dignity Decree, on August 7, 2018, the Parliament ratified the Dignity Decree, which was published in the...

Written on: 15 Aug 2018


Read time 2m

Upcoming Italian regulations on video game content and age ratings and their impact on the PEGI system

With respect to videogames, article 10 of the Legislative Decree has delegated the issuing of new regulations introducing a new content and age rating system to the Italian Communications Regulatory...

Written on: 15 Aug 2018


Read time 4m