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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


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


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


Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner for 2012
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 28 2013

The Data Protection Commissioner ("DPC") recently published his Annual Report for 2012. The report highlights how busy the DPC has been throughout


European Union (Copyright & Related Rights) Regulations 2012
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 13 2012

The European Union (Copyright and Related Rights) Regulations 2012 - S.I. No. 592012 (the “CRR Regulations”) were signed into law by junior minister of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Sean Sherlock, on Wednesday, 29 February 2012


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


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


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