In the e-commerce sector the Firm has assisted and advised primary research institutions and major private companies in dealing with legal and tax issues of internet websites and on-line commerce dedicated to business-to-business deals. The Firm has developed a specific expertise on e-contracts and licensing related to IT issues. The Firm also offers legal services in connection with matters involving personal data protection, privacy and IT regulatory issues. In particular the Firm provides legal assistanceand counsel regarding the compliance of business processes with data protection legislation (Legislative Decree No. 196 of 2003).