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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 2014
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 3 2015

The Data Protection Commissioner recently published her Annual Report for 2014. The report is the first from new Commissioner Helen Dixon, who was


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


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


Irish Data Protection Commissioner begins audit of Facebook
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 25 2011

The Office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) was due to bein an audit of Facebook at the end of October following a series of complaints about the social networking site


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


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”


Article 29 Data Protection Working Party issues opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 20 2012

The Working Party (WP) has recently issued an Opinion on facial recognition in online and mobile services in recognition of the increase in the availability and accuracy of facial recognition technology in social media and smart phones in recent years