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Timely focus by Central Bank on cyber-security
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • October 9 2015

Does your board know its virus from its worm, its Trojan horse from its botnet? Has it yet encountered denial of service, phishing or spoofing? If


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


Telecommunications service providers and internet service providers - new mandatory security breach notification requirements
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 7 2011

On 1 July 2011, new obligations in respect of the reporting of data security breaches were introduced by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”


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


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


Scope of ASAI Code extended
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • February 8 2013

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (the "ASAI") has extended the digital remit of the Code of Standards for Advertising, Promotional and


Marketing obligations - additional requirements for electronic marketing and phonecalls
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 7 2011

Important changes to existing laws on marketing have been introduced with effect from 1 July 2011 by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”


Important changes to the law on cookies
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 4 2011

On 1 July 2011, important changes to existing laws on cookies were introduced by the EC (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (the “Regulations”


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