EBA – Guidelines for AML/CFT Supervisory Authorities

On November 27 the European Banking Authority (EBA), extended the guidelines on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) to crypto-asset service providers (CASPs). These guidelines establish the measures that supervisory authorities should observe to identify and manage money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing risks (TF). The guidelines for CASPs will be published […]

The International Movement of Cultural Property

The international movement of cultural property is regulated by Legislative Decree no. 43 of January 22, 2004 (“Code of Cultural Heritage and Landscape” or the “Code”), which has been subject to numerous amendments, inter alia: – Law no. 124 of August 4, 2017, “Annual Law for Market and Competition”; – The Ministerial Decree of May […]

Italian Data Protection Authority – Access of Heirs to Data of Beneficiaries of Insurance Policies

The Italian Data Protection Authority– GPDP- clarified through a decision currently being published in the Official Gazette that insurance companies must allow heirs, upon request, to access the names of beneficiaries indicated in life insurance policies taken out by deceased individuals. The decision comes following numerous requests received by the Authority due to conflicting jurisprudential […]

Promotional SMS without Consent: Fine Imposed on an Online University

A Privacy Authority’s fine was issued on October 23rd against the e-Campus online University. The university had sent promotional SMS messages without the consent of the recipients, leading to a penalty of € 75.000 by the Authority. This action was taken in response to complaints from some citizens who were receiving unwanted messages, even after […]

IVASS – Guidelines for the Access to the National Resident Population Registry

In its letter to the market dated November 22, 2023, IVASS provided the instructions for accessing the ANPR (National Resident Population Registry) through the PDND (National Digital Data Platform). Regarding dormant deposits and policies, Article 3, paragraph 1-quinquies of Presidential Decree No. 116 of June 22, 2007, requires insurance companies to consult the national population […]

Unauthorized Telemarketing: 10 Million Euro Fine from the Privacy Authority to an Energy and Gas Supplier

The Privacy Authority, as part of its efforts to fight against unauthorized telemarketing, recently imposed a 10 million euro fine on Axpo Italia Spa, an energy producer and supplier of gas and electricity. The penalty was issued in response to numerous users’ complaints regarding the company’s activation of unsolicited contracts in their names through the use of […]

MEFOP – Working Table on Community Themes

On November 13, on the Google Meet platform, it was possible to attend a video conference of the MEFOP Working Table, during which various relevant subject matters relevant to EU legislation were discussed. These included the revision of the SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation), updates regarding the DORA (Digital Operational Resilience Act), and a proposal […]

ABI – Communication on Engagement (Coe)

On November 11, the Italian Banking Association (ABI) published on its website the fifth edition of the “Communication on Engagement” aimed at promoting the development of an economic model that considers social, environmental, and climate imbalances. The statement describes the activities carried out by ABI from 2021 to the early months of 2023 in line […]

EIOPA – Published the Insurance Risk Dashboard

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has released the Insurance Risk Dashboard for November 2023 on its website. The Risk Dashboard, based on Solvency II data, summarizes the key risks and vulnerabilities of the insurance sector in the European Union through a set of risk indicators. The data is based on financial stability […]