unparalleled knowledge of the media environment.
Rome, Italy (PRWEB) July 9, 2008
Attorney Rocco Panetta is "of Counsel" of law firm Portolano Colella Cavallo since July 1, joining the Telecommunications Media Technology (TMT) practice group.
Rocco Panetta is an expert of regulation and contracts in the TMT sector, in particular with respect to data protection and telecommunications matters. Prior to joining Portolano Colella Cavallo, Rocco Panetta has been a top level officer of the Italian Data Protection Authority (since 2001), including representing Italy before the EU Commission and the Council of Europe; in the TLC field Rocco has worked in wi-fi networks, broadband infrastructure wholesale and resale agreements, authorizations, etc. Rocco is also an expert in the environmental and energy field, having been, among other things, Secretary General of the Italian National Commission for the Assessment of the Environmental Impact (Commissione Nazionale di Valutazione di Impatto Ambientale) and, as of last June, a Commissioner of the same.
Portolano Colella Cavallo focuses on the TMT sector, handling contentious and non-contentious matters related to television, production of content (movies, TV, etc.), any form of advertising, internet and e-commerce, data protection and data warehousing, outsourcing, IT procurement, systems integration, etc. Thanks to this TMT focus, the international publication Chambers Europe 2008 ranks Portolano Colella Cavallo in "Band 1" among the Italian media law firms for its "unparalleled knowledge of the media environment."
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Portolano Colella Cavallo
- Portolano Colella Cavallo Studio Legale was found in November 2001 in Rome and employs seventeen lawyers today;
- According to international publications Legal 500 Europe Middle East and Africa 2008 and Which Lawyer? Portolano Colella Cavallo is a leader among law firms in the TMT field;
- Portolano Colella Cavallo practices also in the following sectors: M&A; Intellectual Property; Dispute Resolution; Employment. These practice groups also are ranked by Chambers Europe 2008, Legal 500 Europe Middle East and Africa 2008 e Which Lawyer?;
- According to Chambers Europe 2008, the M&A practice group of Portolano Colella Cavallo "is making its mark in the Italian corporate mid-market."