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Insurance – EIOPA – Supervisory committees authorities in terms of insurance distribution.

On October 10th 2018 was published the Decision n. BoS/18 – 340 issued on September 28th 2018 by the European Insurance and Occupational Pension Authority Supervisors Board which, among other things, deals on European Union scale with the coordination of single states Supervisory Authorities in the insurance sector.
The decisions provides significant clarifications on the activities which can be performed by the insurance mediators pursuing their business on freedom of providing services regime, contributing in defining the differences between such freedom and the freedom of establishment granted to the insurance mediators.

Protection of D.O.P. products: the Pomodoro San Marzano dell’Agro Sarnese Nocerino case.

The production and marketing of peeled tomatoes with the label “Produced in San Marzano D.O.P. – Region Italian Peeled Tomatoes” constitutes crime of “fraud in the exercise of trade” pursuant to art. 515 c.p., as well as crime of “sale of industrial products with untruthful marks” pursuant to art. 517 c.p., if the tomatoes used are not grown in a territory included in the D.O.P. specification.
This is what the Court of Cassation ruled with the decision no. 41714 of the 26th September 2018.