L’inadempimento contrattuale al tempo del Coronavirus

La situazione di emergenza generale che ha colpito l’Italia e tutto il mondo in seguito al manifestarsi e al diffondersi dell’ormai noto Covid 19 ha inevitabilmente generato un diffuso mancato rispetto delle scadenze e dei pagamenti. Il crollo del fatturato e la crisi della liquidita’ - c.d. liquidity crunch - ha in parte giustificato il …

DPCM 11 Mar 2020 misure urgenti coronavirus – urgent measures Coronavirus

DPCM 11 March 2020 imposes measures to all Italy aimed at reducing the spreading of the virus, such as: (a) extension as much as possible to all employees of remote working arrangements for all activities which can be carried out remotely; (b) suspension as much as possible of all activities which are not immediately necessary to production and for which remote working is not possible – for these activities the decree promotes the use of annual leave or other measures normally allowed by law for the type of industry your company is in – to be assessed on a case by case basis.

Forza Maggiore COVID 19 – Cosa Devono Fare le Aziende

La situazione creatasi per la diffusione del COVID 19 impone alle aziende alcune riflessioni sulle misure da adottare per far fronte ai propri obblighi interni ed esterni.  I fronti sono molti e pertanto alcune decisioni di buon senso devono essere prese, sulla base delle informazioni disponibili oggi, nella situazione attuale.  Decisioni che possono essere modificate …

To Share or Not to Share: the Big Data Dilemma

Dear Friends, The new year has rolled by and so has a new decade.  As expected, Artificial Intelligence has been the talk of the week, with analysis of past and current AI developments, predictions for the future and challenges being discussed through the net. I read quite a few articles this week with predictions for …

The Ongoing Search for Ethical Principles in Artificial Intelligence – the OECD Principles

In the past few years, companies, government organizations and dedicated research institutions have attempted to create principles and guidelines for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in view of constructing and ethical framework for the development of AI. The most notable efforts are those of the EU Commission and most recently the OECD which put forward inclusivity, transparency, disclosure, respect for human rights and democratic principles, security and accountability. The next step will be the development of metrics and parameters. The difficulty with regulating AI is setting out rules which are practical and flexible enough to stay relevant.  The rules also need to be coherent and consistent with other areas such as privacy and security. This however should not impair or diminish current efforts.  We believe that while any principles and practical rules set out now will likely be outdated in a short time as the technology evolves they are nonetheless essential as they will form the the basis for future development and upgrading.

Singapore Convention on Mediation

A representation of 70 countries attended a signing ceremony and conference in Singapore on 7 August to support the international treaty and 46 countries are expected to sign (the convention will not come into force until three states have ratified it). The EU's position is uncertain at this stage. The European Commission is assessing whether …