IVASS Will Reshape The Rules On Insurance And Reinsurance Distribution Activity After The Annulment By The Regional Administrative Court Of Lazio

On July 1, 2021, when presenting the “Report on the activities carried out by the Institute in 2020“, President Luigi Federico Signorini highlighted the importance of consumer protection within the insurance business, also focusing on the needs of the “simplification of the rules for the protection of customers“. In this context, he stated that IVASS […]

The Administrative Court Annuls Some Provisions Of IVASS Order No. 97/2020 On Horizontal Cooperation And On Delivery Of The Pre-Contractual Declaration Of Consistency Of The Insurance Product

On June 23, 2021, the Regional Administrative Court of Lazio upheld the appeal filed by S.N.A. (National Union of Insurance Agents) and voided certain provisions of IVASS Order no. 97/2020. The Syndicate’s objections essentially concerning violation of the law and excess of power by the Institute in relation to art. 4 of IVASS Order no. […]

COVID-19 Vaccination In The Workplace: The Authority’s Guidelines

On 13 May 2021, the Authority for the Protection of Personal Data (after this referred to as “the Authority”) adopted a policy document on Covid-19 vaccination in the workplace, providing general guidance on processing personal data in this context. This document, therefore, contributes to regulating, from the point of view of personal data protection, the […]

The Case Of The Online Publication Of A Patient’s Data: The Privacy Authority Intervenes

On 15 April 2021, the Authority for the protection of personal data issued three particularly interesting measures concerning an episode of a personal data breach involving a doctor, an AUSL (local health authority), and an association of surgeons. The case concerned a doctor working at the AUSL in question, who had projected during a medical […]

Video Surveillance in the Workplace between Workers’ Privacy and Protection of Company Assets

In its recent judgment no. 3255/2021, the Court of Cassation, Criminal Section III, ruled on whether or not the offense referred to in Article 4 of Law no. 300/1970 (the so-called “Workers’ Statute”) can be committed if an audiovisual system is installed in the workplace without prior agreement with trade union representatives or without the […]

Aggressive Telemarketing And Privacy: Fastweb Fined 4.5 Million Euros

The trend of unlawful data processing by well-known telecommunications operators for unsolicited promotional activities through telephone contact continues. The Italian Data Protection Authority (after this also referred to as “the Authority”) started investigations following numerous reports received from various interested parties, who complained of being contacted with insistence for promotional purposes by or on behalf […]

Data Protection in Corporate Communication: the Use of Electronic Devices and Instant Messaging in Smart Work

One of the effects of the current epidemiological emergency is undoubtedly a rapid increase in the use of technology in daily activities and, in particular, in professional activities. The need to pursue smart working activities has led to increased use of electronic devices and communication tools different from those provided by the company to which […]

NTFs In The Luxury Business

The recent spread of “Non-Fungible Tokens” (“NFTs”) in the luxury business (fashion, art, music, cinema, yachting, etc.) is rapidly changing the perspective of distribution and retail, leading to a new concept of art and luxury, disconnected from the dimensions of time and space of the physical world. According to a report by Morgan Stanley dated […]

EVER GIVEN – Il blocco del Canale di Suez e del traffico marittimo internazionale di merci. Le conseguenze, i danni  per l’intera economia marittima e per i destinatari dei carichi presenti a bordo. Dichiarazione di “AVARIA GENERALE”

La nave cargo “EVER GIVEN”della società di navigazione taiwanese EVERGREEN CORP. è una portacontainer di grandi dimensioni , lunga 400mt e larga 50mt, costruita nel 2018 (quindi nuova)  capace di trasportare  circa 20.000teu e che il 23 marzo 2021,durante la navigazione nel Canale di Suez, si incagliava a causa – pare – di avverse condimeteo […]


By order no. 9 of 14 January 2021, the Authority for protection personal data imposed a fine of €75,000.00 on the Lazio Region for failing to appoint a company in charge of a call centre service as a data processor. The activity at issue concerned the processing of users’ data through the portal “Salute Lazio,” […]