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New Italian Rules for Online Copyright Enforcement
Giuseppe Mezzapesa,Lamberto Schiona, March 24, 2014
In December 2013, the Italian Communications Authority ("AGCOM" or "Authority") approved a new regulation providing rules for the protection of copyrights from violations that may occur online or through audiovisual media ("Regulation"). The Regulation will come into...
Public Class Actions in Italy
Margherita Magillo,Lamberto Schiona, November 15, 2013
In May, Jones Day published a Commentary discussing recent developments related to class actions in Italy. It primarily focused on the so-called "compensatory" class action ("azione di classe risarcitoria") provided for by Art. 140bis of the Italian Consumer Code (Legislative...
Class Actions in Italy: Recent Developments
Thomas F. Cullen,Margherita Magillo,Lamberto Schiona, May 9, 2013
Class actions in Italy are a recent introduction. Traditionally, according to the Italian system, a group of individuals whose rights were allegedly violated by the behavior of a business entity did not have the power to jointly sue such entity. In order to obtain relief, each of them had to bring...