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OMNIBUS DIRECTIVE – New Rules for the Protection of Italian Consumers: 2 April 2023

The new Legislative Decree No. 26/2023 has implemented the EU Directive 2019/2161 (so-called Omnibus).  

On 2 April 2023, the majority of the provisions come into force and, from 1 July 2023, the application of the transparency provisions on price reductions.
The main changes concern:

  • Increased reporting and transparency obligations
  • Personal data of users become a "consideration
  • Expansion of so-called unfair commercial practices
  • Changes to the right of withdrawal
  • Tightening of the penalty system

Please read our summary guide outlining the main changes: