Italy: New law on smart working

The Italian Law on Smart Working provides for increased flexibility to ensure a better work-life balance for employees, as well as increasing employers’ competitiveness. It defines ‘smart working’ as an agreement between the parties “with no precise constraints in terms of working hours or workplace and with the possible use of technology to enable the work to be performed. The work is carried out partly…

The right to be forgotten - ECJ ruling on Italian data protection case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently ruled on an Italian case in which the director of a company, a Mr Manni, had brought an action against the Lecce Chamber of Commerce. He had built a tourist complex in Italy, but argued that the properties had failed to sell because it was apparent from the companies register that he had been involved in a company…