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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


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


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


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 updates
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 9 2015

The extension of the scope of the FOI regime that was brought about by the Freedom of Information Act 2014 generally came into effect on 14 April 2015


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


Evaluating "bring your own devices" data protection and security considerations
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 28 2013

The seemingly unstoppable rise of bring your own devices ("BYOD") in enterprise heralds a new era of computing in business. A recent global survey by


New advertising rules for HFSS food and drink
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 27 2013

Restrictions on advertisements in Ireland for high in fat, salt or sugar ("HFSS ") food and drink products will come into effect on 2 September 2013


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