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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


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The Digital Revolution: transformation and disruption

Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer Catherine Hammon considers the disruption and transformation that new technology is bringing – along with the potential impact and legal issues that it poses. You can watch the...

Written on: 6 Aug 2018


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FinTech Update | July 2018

The FinTech sector is red-hot right now. It is becoming a major focus for nearly all firms, from traditional financial institutions significantly increasing their FinTech investments, to the tech start-ups...

Written on: 30 Jul 2018


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Digital Health Update: July 2018

The Digital Revolution is transforming the life sciences and health sector. Everywhere we look, we see new ideas, innovation and solutions incorporating digital elements to help us in our quest...

Written on: 24 Jul 2018


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TOP SECRET! How have Member States implemented the new EU Trade Secrets Directive?

All businesses hold confidential information. For some, confidential know-how can be at least as important as registered IP such as patents. Yet the legal protections given to trade secrets across...

Written on: 8 Jun 2018


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New Deal for Consumers | EU proposes substantial reforms to consumer law, including GDPR-level fines

Following a major evaluation of the EU consumer law directives, the EU has announced its long-awaited "New Deal for Consumers", which proposes the following key changes: 1. GDPR-level fines: The New...

Written on: 19 Apr 2018


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International Competition Update | March 2018

  As we move into the spring, the competition authorities seem to be working hard to update and clarify their respective remits and procedures, from the Italian Competition Authority grappling...

Written on: 29 Mar 2018


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Poste Italiane fined €23.1m by the Italian Competition Authority for exclusionary abuse of dominance

Introduction The ICA has returned to the issue of loyalty rebates, just a few weeks after the fine imposed on Unilever. The investigation was launched following a complaint filed by...

Written on: 29 Mar 2018


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The Roche-Novartis case | Is competition law widening its frontiers?

As technology and business models develop, we are increasingly seeing regulators grapple with the question of what legal tool should be used to tackle market distortions.  Competition law's ultimate goal...

Written on: 29 Mar 2018


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