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Flyer announcing the Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar titled, Is Your Data Safe When Traveling? - Data Protection Laws in Italy. Courtesy of Taylor Gulatsi.

Join us on 4/18 for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar on “Is Your Data Safe When Traveling? – Data Protection Laws in Italy”

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The following is a guest post by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress covering Italian, Vatican, Roman, and Canon law. Dante has previously published the following post: From Summorum Pontificum to Traditionis Custodes: Changes in Liturgical Matters at the Catholic Church, Vatican Criminal Law and Recent Money Laundering Cases, Collections and Digitization Projects of the Vatican Apostolic Library, and The Roman Senate as Precursor of the U.S. Senate, among others. 

Please join us on April 18, 2024, at 2pm EDT for another entry into our Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar series with our “Is your Data Safe When Traveling? Data Protection Laws in Italy” webinar. This webinar will review the main aspects and challenges concerning the protection of personal data in Italy, with a focus on foreigners temporarily present in the country. Topics include the confidentiality of electronic communications, non-disclosure of bank and financial operations, treatment of customer data, publicity of proceedings in which foreigners might be involved in Italy, and available institutional arrangements and judicial/administrative remedies in cases of breach of data protection guarantees. A particular reference will be made to the right to deletion/to be forgotten. The webinar will address the requirements of the directly applicable EU General Data Protection Regulation, cases from the Italian data protection authority, as well as other relevant regulations, such as those applicable to managers of establishments providing accommodation.

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The webinar will be presented by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress, and Robert D’Orazio, a permanent official at the Italian Parliament. Dante has a J.D. degree from the University of ConcepcionChile, an LL.M. from the University of Chile, and an LL.M. from American University in Washington, D.C. He is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Italian, and conversant in German and Portuguese.

Presenter Roberto D’Orazio is a permanent official at the Italian Parliament, currently serving as a comparative and foreign law researcher at the Library of the Chamber of Deputies. He holds a law degree and has published many articles and essays mainly in comparative and European law. A member of several law journal editorial boards, he was a panel member and presenter at various national and international conferences and workshops and participated in national research projects.


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