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Changing Tides
  • Matheson
  • European Union, USA
  • October 4 2016

Until recently, data protection rarely came up around the boardroom table, let alone in dinner conversation. But that’s changed. Data breaches are


US Government Successfully Applies to Participate in European Data Privacy Case in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • July 21 2016

The last two weeks have seen significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic in legal cases concerning international data privacy law. First


The Uber Case
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, USA
  • July 21 2016

We look at the distinction between employees and independent contractors in light of the recent cases against "on demand" technology companies


European Commission Adopts Privacy Shield
  • Matheson
  • European Union, USA
  • July 12 2016

Privacy Shield replaces the 'Safe Harbour' agreement which was invalidated by the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") in the Schrems


The EU and US agree on new arrangement for trans-Atlantic data flows
  • Matheson
  • European Union, USA
  • February 3 2016

On 2 February, the European Commission announced that it had reached political agreement with the United States on a new framework for trans-Atlantic


EIOPA announces primary five-year strategic objective
  • Matheson
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

In a recent keynote speech, Chairman of EIOPA, Gabriel Bernardino, stated that supervisory convergence amongst National Competent Authorities


Plans for US federal privacy laws announced
  • Matheson
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

Speaking at the US Federal Trade Commission, as a precursor to his recent state of the Union Address, US President Barack Obama announced plans for


Calls for new data privacy standards for transatlantic data transfer
  • Matheson
  • European Union, USA
  • January 28 2015

Europe and the US need to lead the way to agree common standards for legitimate Government surveillance and access to data without unnecessarily


Calls for new data privacy standards for transatlantic data transfer
  • Matheson
  • European Union, USA
  • January 28 2015

Europe and the US need to lead the way to agree common standards for legitimate Government surveillance and access to data without unnecessarily


The Microsoft Warrant case: not just an Irish issue
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, USA
  • October 8 2014

John O'Connor outlines the latest position in the 'Microsoft Warrant case' where the Cloud provider was ordered by a US Federal Court to produce its