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The Italian Data Protection Authority issued a 600.000 euro fine to UniCredit.

The Italian Data Protection Authority has heavily sanctioned a leading Italian credit institution in connection with a series of shortcomings in the implementation of minimum security measures discovered after a personal data breach suffered by the bank’s IT systems between 2016 and 2017 and subsequently notified to the authority.

Export Talks – Focus Singapore

On July 22, 2020, Carlo Scarpa will participate to the webinar “Export Talks – Focus Singapore”. He will talk with Rita Bonucchi,

Company Leasing Contracts and Rental Agreements: distinguishing elements.

The Supreme Court in its statement dated 17 February 2020 n. 3888 provides the opportunity to identify distinguishing elements between Company Leasing Contracts and Rental Agreements. The Court lingers on the elements which characterize the company, in particular the organization of the same, an element that must pre-exist at the signing of the contract and therefore the analyze of the differences between the companys’ lease contract and its rental agreement.


WIPO – The World Intellectual Property Organization – adds a new economical digital service called “wipo-proof” to the existing systems of intellectual property protection. Wipo-proof is a digital time mark that allows proof of the actual existence of a particular file at a certain time, it is extremely useful in cases of litigation concerning the paternity of the invention; however, it is not an alternative to the registration of patents or other IP protections.