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T&P and The Chicago Bar Association CLE in Rome

Tonucci & Partners is the event sponsor of The Chicago Bar Association CLE in Rome, where a notable array of speakers from United States and Italy will be present. Founded in 1874, the Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States.

Teaching methods are not protected by copyright.

A method of teaching cannot be subject to copyright.
The copyright law, indeed, does not recognize and protect intellectual works as such, but exclusively in the particular forms in which they are manifested.
This is what results from the decision of the Court of Milan n. 9538 filed on 22nd September 2017.

Digital signage and facial recognition: privacy notice required.

Pedestrians who watch advertisements displayed on “totems” (advertising columns that use the digital signage technology) must be specifically informed about the presence of a webcam that captures and analyzes their reactions.
This is what the Data Protection Authority stated by the decision n. 551 dated December 21th 2017.

GDPR, it’s time to hurry up.

Our Nicola Spadafora, Head of Confapi Milano, interviewed by TopLegal magazine regarding the support to enterprises on SME’s

The difference between “unauthorized access to a data processing or computer system” and “computer fraud”.

By recent judgment nr. 11075 dated March 13-th 2018, Court of Cassation explained that the access to a data processing system for purposes other than the authorized ones, with the aim of benefiting from the stolen data, becomes part either of the offence as provided by art. 615-ter c.c. (computer fraud) or of the one provided by art. 615 – ter c.c (unauthorized access to a data processing or computer system).

A real estate purchase in bitcoin obliges professionals to apply rules to avoid money laundering.

The traceability of bitcoin and other crypto – currencies transactions is a matter of fact. However, the data processing access systems do, without exception, not work on an identification principle but on a mere information and computer credentials check and this does exactly imply the discrepancy with the money loundering regulations: the informatics system which identifies and recognizes pin, password and other credentials is never supposed to guarantee the real identity of the one who makes a transaction.