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Data breach management: what arises from the 2019 sweep results.

The Global Privacy Enforcement Network’s annual survey focused on the management of data breaches by public and private entities; the 2019 sweep survey involved 16 Authorities for the processing of personal data, including the Italian one. The investigation has taken into account various aspects of the management of a data breach, including how the reports/notifications and the implementation of the counter-measurements to prevent the repetition of the breach were managed.  The Study revealed that only a few entities have an in-depth knowledge of data breach management.

The crime of embezzlement committed through the misappropriation of computer files.

The Court of Cassation, through the sentence no. 11959/2020, clarified that the files stored on electronic devices or servers have a physical dimension that allows their possession and fall within the definition of “mobile thing”. Therefore, those who appropriate it in the context of the employment relationship commit the crime of embezzlement. Follows analysis of the Criminal & Compliance lawyers of Tonucci & Partners.

The face masks as a necessary asset of general economic interest, for a temporary period. The maximum sale price and limitations to private contractual freedom.

The Ordinance by the Extraordinary Commissioner no. 11 as of 26 April 2020, set forth that face masks can be marketed by the final reseller at a maximum price of Euro 0.50 each. This measure is aimed at making an asset deemed “useful” to contain the epidemiological emergency of COVID-19 “fairly” affordable. However, the provision shows critical issues for the distribution chain and can jeopardize the validity of existing commercial agreements.