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Developments in EU Data Protection Law
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 10 2016

Following from the high-profile 2015 decision of the European Court of Justice (the “CJEU”) in the case of Schrems v The Data Protection Commissioner


US Government Successfully Applies to Participate in European Data Privacy Case in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • July 21 2016

The last two weeks have seen significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic in legal cases concerning international data privacy law. First


Data Protection Day Update: Prioritise Data Protection to avoid substantial fines
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 28 2016

Companies in Ireland will have to pay more attention to their data protection procedures in future as a new EU regulation to be formally approved by


Licensing of private investigators
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

With effect from 1 November 2015, contractors providing Security Services as a private investigator require a licence from the Private Security


Key points in relation to the return of Schrems case to the Irish High Court
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • October 21 2015

Today, 20th October, the Schrems case returned for a hearing to the Irish High Court and these are the key points that arose: Mr Schrems (who was


Article 29 Working Party clarifies implications of Schrems case
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 19 2015

The Article 29 Working Party (the advisory body composed of representatives from each Member State’s data protection authorities, the European Data


Irish Data Protection Commisioner’s report 2014 highlights an increasing global approach to data protection
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2015

The new Irish Data Protection Commissioner ('DPC') Helen Dixon has published her annual report for 2014. The following are some of the highlights


SCL event report: Irish group data protection may seminar
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 26 2015

On 7 May 2015, Matheson hosted and sponsored the SCL Irish Group’s breakfast seminar on data security and cyber insurance, which drew an audience of


Irish Data Protection Commissioner comments on social media companies in light of Google Spain case
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 20 2015

As a result of the significant Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruling in the Google Spain case many large US based technology, cloud and social


How private entities may be affected by the new Freedom of Information Act 2014
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 8 2014

While previous Freedom of Information ("FOI") legislation explicitly named the entities which were subject to FOI, the FOI Act 2014 (the "Act"