Provided by Ernesto Apa
Digital, Media & Technology; Regulatory, Antitrust
Ernesto advises domestic and international clients on regulatory and contractual aspects within the digital/media and telecommunication sector, such as exploitation of digital content, television and audiovisual services, internet, advertising and unfair commercial practices, copyright, ISP liability, electronic communications, etc. He also has extensive experience on the regulatory aspects of M&A transactions in the media/technology sector.
Ernesto is Adjunct Professor of Digital Media and Regulation at the LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology of the Bocconi University in Milan.
He has been appointed by the Minister of Culture member of the Copyright Committee as independent expert. He is also a member of the Film Review Commission of the Ministry of Culture.
Ernesto is a member of IBA, of the think tank ASTRID, and of I-Com.
Ernesto is the author of a treatise on advertising, of the entry “Television” for legal encyclopedia “Diritto OnLine” edited by Treccani (the Italian equivalent of the Encyclopædia Britannica), as well as many articles on media and constitutional law on the most prestigious Italian law reviews. He co-edited the first “Codice della comunicazione digitale” (Code of digital communications), and several books on digital media regulation and copyright.
Ernesto Apa is "one of the most educated and prepared lawyers in the media sector," a client enthuses. He is widely recognised in the market for his expert handling of regulatory, IP and advertising matters for media clients. He also assists clients with public tenders for sport broadcasting.