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Annual report of the Data Protection Commissioner 2014
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 3 2015

The Data Protection Commissioner recently published her Annual Report for 2014. The report is the first from new Commissioner Helen Dixon, who was


Not-so-Safe Harbor? CJEU ruling on Schrems case imminent
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union
  • October 1 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") is due to give its ruling in the case of Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner on Tuesday 6


GDPR Adopted: Time to Spring-Clean your Privacy Practices
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 4 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 4 May 2016. It will enter into force


Changes to distance selling rules
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 25 2014

The European Union (Consumer Information, Cancellation and Other Rights) Regulations 2013 came into operation on 13 June 2014. The Regulations apply


Review of copyright legislation in Ireland
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 7 2011

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD has set up a Copyright Review Committee, chaired by Dr. Eoin O'Dell of Trinity College, Dublin, to examine current Irish copyright legislation framework to identify any areas that might be deemed to create barriers to innovation and to make recommendations to resolve any problems identified


Transitional Services Agreements - a whistle stop tour
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 7 2011

The disposal of a business, or part of a business, is akin to the ending of any type of relationship; it is difficult to achieve a clean break


Article 29 opinion on apps
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union
  • June 28 2013

The Article 29 Working Party Group adopted an opinion on February 27 2013 regarding data protection considerations relevant to apps on smart devices


Irish Data Protection Commissioner begins audit of Facebook
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 25 2011

The Office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) was due to bein an audit of Facebook at the end of October following a series of complaints about the social networking site


Article 29 Working Party Issues Opinion on Safe Harbor Replacement
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, USA
  • May 4 2016

The Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) has published its opinion on the EU-US Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) and has concluded that although the


Safe Harbor swept away CJEU delivers its ruling on Schrems case
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union
  • October 7 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has delivered its much anticipated ruling in the case of Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner