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New lending opportunities in Italy, particularly for non-bank lenders

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • September 11 2014

The Italian government recently published long awaited legal reforms, designed to improve the competitiveness of Italian businesses and the economy

Italian Consumer Code amended: more protection for consumers in online contracts

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • March 31 2014

On 12 March 2014 the Legislative Decree No. 21 of 2014 implementing the EU Consumers Directive 201183UE (the "Decree") has been published on the

Antitrust, competition and economic regulation quarterly newsletter - November 2013

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Belgium, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 20 2013

On 26 September 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued two important judgments in which it confirms that a parent company

Economic dismissals under the new employment reforms

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • October 25 2012

The Employment Reform recently enacted by the Italian Parliament modified the regime applicable to individual terminations based on productiveorganisational reasons ("economic dismissal"

Italy implements opposition procedure to trademark registration

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • July 21 2011

The news has been bouncing back and forth between law firms, national Patent and Trademark Offices and IP research centers: Italy has finally implemented the trademark opposition procedure, getting in line with most EU countries

The Arco lamp case the never-ending story of copyright protection for design works in Italy

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • April 14 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a decision concerning copyright protection of the "Arco" lamp, a masterpiece of post-war Italian design created by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni and currently marketed by the Italian company Flos

Coexistence of "Bavaria Holland Beer" trademark and the geographical indication "Bayerisches Bier" in Europe?

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany, Italy
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  • January 27 2012

In the multi-jurisdictional dispute between Bayerischer Brauerbund e.V. (Bavarian Brewers Association) who enjoys protected geographical indication (PGI) status for the term "Bayerisches Bier" ("Bavarian Beer") and the Dutch brewer Bavaria N.V. which owns the international trademark registration "BAVARIA HOLLAND BEER" for its beers, the German Federal Court of Justice and the Italian Court of Appeal of Turin ruled on the validity of Bavaria's trademark

"Ugly but beautiful" Crocs shoes not eligible for trademark protection

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • October 25 2012

The Court of Venice dismissed Crocs' trademark infringement claims against two distributors of similar shoes. As the shape of Crocs' well-known shoes provided substantial value to them, they were not eligible for trademark protection

Summary of the Garante’s general decision on cookies

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • June 10 2014

On 3 June 2014, the Garante published a general decision (the "Decision") on the simplified modalities for the provision of the notice and the

Hogan Lovells global payments newsletter - 2 July 2014

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Global, Italy
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  • July 2 2014

Committee opinion on the Multilateral Interchange Fee Regulation and Payment Services Directive 2 published. The opinion was published in the