Miscellaneous

All articles are written by Maurizio Iorio, Lawyer in Milan and President of ANDEC.

Selective distribution networks and sales through marketplace
Marketplace, issue january 2022

Regulation 2019/1020
Marketplace, issue september 2021 (n. 99/2021)

More about packaging labelling requirements: new obligations and latest news
Marketplace, issue july 2021 (n. 98/2021)

Important decision of the Court of Milan on the online sales of luxury or prestige products
Marketplace, issue jan/feb. 2021

Questions and answers – Legal questions regarding consumer electronics
Marketplace, issue jan.2020

Questions and answers – Legal questions regarding consumer electronics
Marketplace, issue dec.2019

Selective distribution networks: do’s and don’ts and what may be prohibited
Marketplace, issue 09-2019

Questions and answers – Legal questions relating to consumer electronics
Marketplace, issue 07-2019

Geo-blocking prohibition for on line sales in Europe
Marketplace, issue 06-2019

Important Court of Milan ruling on the restriction to Amazon to sell a luxury/prestige product
Marketplace, issue 05-2019

A draft bill on planned obsolescence which extends to 10 years the duration of the statuary warranty and to 7 years the obligation to supply spare parts has been brought on its legislative way.
Marketplace, issue 03-2019

The Ministry of Economic Development orders to bring into conformity some domestic TV re-transmitters, but the European Court of Justice disagrees with the measure which is annulled by the Council of State.
Marketplace, issue 01-2019

The EU Commission and national Authorities’s position on e-commerce
Marketplace, december 2018 issue

Questions and answers in relation to information to be provided on consumer electronic products (part 2)
Marketplace, august 2018 issue

The new European privacy regulation comes into effect in may 2018
Marketplace, april 2018 issue

Questions and answers with regard to information on consumer electronics products
Marketplace, january 2018 issue

Keywords or paid placement on search engines unlawful?
Marketplace, aug/sept. 2016 issue

Online Reputation – Legal Aspects
Article written by Maurizio Iorio , President of ANDEC and attorney at law , published on the issue of October 2013 of the magazine MP – Market Place ( Consumer Electronics ) – Synopsis : more and more consumers become convinced to buy a product or a service instead of another as a result of the multitude of opinions and reviews found online: but, as also revealed by recent news reports, many of these reviews or opinions may be fake, derogatory or “bought” by interested companies. The purpose of this article is to examine the actual responsibilities of those adopting these illegal practices and the concrete possibility of prosecuting them.

The new terms of payment in commercial transactions
Article written by Maurizio Iorio , lawyer , published on the issue of February / March 2013 of the magazine MP – Market Place ( Consumer Electronics ) . The article can also be downloaded ( in Italian ) from either this ANDEC site or from M. Iorio’ s web site at the following address : http://www.avvocatoiorio.it/public/__PIOR4_ARTICOLI-E-SAGGI-790.asp?idPulsante=790&idPP=1776&M=Y

Spare Parts
On the seller’s obligation, or not, to make spare parts available for a certain period of time in line with Italian legislation and that of the major European countries.

ANDEC position paper on the negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement with Japan
ANDEC, the National Association of Civil Electronics Manufacturers and Importers member of Confcommercio, asks that the EU moves ahead without delay to negotiate a Free Trade Agreement with Japan