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Cloud computing
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 26 2012

On 3 July 2012 the Irish Data Protection Commissioner published a guidance note on the application of Irish data protection law to cloud computing


Loyaltybuild data breach: lessons for data controllers
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 19 2013

The recent data breach at Loyaltybuild will have made many companies who transfer customer personal data to third party service providers nervous


Freedom of Information Act 2014
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 17 2014

The Freedom of Information Act 2014 (the "2014 Act") was enacted on 14 October 2014. It introduced significant changes to the Freedom of Information


Reform of collecting societies
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 25 2014

A recently adopted EU Directive will overhaul the governance and functions of collective management organisations and will introduce a


First prosecutions in Ireland against private investigators for breaches of the Data Protection Acts
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 6 2015

On 6 October 2014, Bray District Court convicted a firm of private investigators, M.C.K. Rentals Limited ("MCK Rentals"), of unlawfully obtaining


Technology & innovation: updates
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 20 2013

As part of its ‘Action Plan for Jobs 2012’, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation commissioned a feasibility study regarding what


Data protection obligations the journalistic exemption
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 27 2015

The Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") has recently held that campaign groups may rely on the journalistic exemption under section 32 of the


Return of Values (Investment Undertakings) Regulations 2013
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 20 2013

As you may be aware, the Return of Values (Investment Undertakings) Regulations 2013 (the "Regulations") came into effect in July of this year. The


CJEU decision authorises hyperlinks to freely available content
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 25 2014

On 13 February 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") delivered its judgment in the case of Svensson and Others v Retriever AB


Changes to competition law exemptions for technology agreements
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 25 2014

Agreements that have as their object or effect the restriction of competition are generally prohibited under EU competition law, subject to certain