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New website obligations for online traders

Ireland - February 2 2016 From 15 February 2016, traders established in the EU that sell or provide goods or services online to consumers must provide a link on their websites

Big Mac stronger than Supermac's

European Union, Ireland - February 3 2016 The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) last week published its decision in relation to the application of the well-known

Data Protection Commissioner outlines priorities for 2016 - National Data Protection Conference

Ireland - February 3 2016 Commissioner Dixon gave a report on the work of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) for the year 2015, and outlined the priorities

Insurance companies offering tracking devices to face audits

Ireland - January 29 2016 Speaking at the 8th National Data Protection Conference, on 28 January 2015, the Data Protection Commissioner (the DPC) warned that in 2016 her

Data Protection Day - National Data Protection Conference

Ireland - January 28 2016 Europe is today celebrating Data Protection Day, with this year's celebrations coinciding with the recent political agreement for the finalised text

Business fails in application to be treated as a "consumer"

Ireland - February 9 2016 This case concerned an application for summary judgment against the Defendant for non-payment of loans pursuant to various facility letters. The

European Commission approves acquisition of Dundrum Town Centre Assets by Hammerson and Allianz

European Union - February 8 2016 While executives are very familiar with the concept of securing merger control approval for the acquisition of companies, there are situations where

Competition Law in the Online Environment

European Union - February 5 2016 Businesses who participate in online booking platforms should be alert to the possibility that they can be found in breach of competition law without

Insurance Europe - internal models deliver significant benefits

European Union - February 3 2016 On 28 January 2016, the Reinsurance Advisory Board of Insurance Europe released a report titled 'Internal models: a reinsurance perspective'. The

European Insurance CFO Forum letter on IFRS effective dates

European Union - February 3 2016 On 20 January 2016, the European Insurance CFO Forum published a letter (issued jointly by it and Insurance Europe) to the IFRS Foundation. This