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IVASS Regulation on complaints handling extended to insurance intermediaries
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • May 6 2016

Yesterday IVASS published on its website Regulation No. 46 of 3 May 2016 ("Regulation 46") - amending ISVAP Regulation No. 24 of 19 May 2008


Italian Consumer Code amended: more protection for consumers in online contracts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • 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


Coexistence of "Bavaria Holland Beer" trademark and the geographical indication "Bayerisches Bier" in Europe?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany, Italy
  • 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


New lending opportunities in Italy, particularly for non-bank lenders
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • September 11 2014

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


A kick-start for the Italian non performing loans market
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • October 16 2015

Significant innovations have been introduced in Italy by Law Decree No. 83 of 27 June 2015 (entitledUrgent Measures on Insolvency, Civil and


Reform of banking financial intermediaries: clarification of transitional timetable
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • May 27 2015

Following the publication of secondary measures finalising the reform of banking financial intermediaries ("BFIs") (please refer to our previous


Holiday pay - Italy
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • September 25 2014

Italian law, implementing European Directives from 20034, provides that - save for more favourable provisions set out by national collective


"Ugly but beautiful" Crocs shoes not eligible for trademark protection
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • 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


Economic dismissals under the new employment reforms
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • 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"


Le Corbusier furniture is eligible for copyright protection
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • October 25 2011

The Court of Milan says it straight and loud: design works are eligible for protection as copyrighted works, even if they have never been registered under design law