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New Hacking and Cybercrime Offences
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 13 2017

On 24 May 2017, legislation specifically dedicated to the issues of hacking and cybercrime was enacted for the first time in Ireland. Once this

The Data Retention Saga Continues: European Court of Justice and EU Member States Scrutinize National Data Retention Laws
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • August 11 2016

Triggering a landslide of legislative reforms and legal battles, the European Court of Justice’s (“ECJ”) landmark judgment of April 8, 2014, Digital

GDPR and the Internet of Things: 5 Things You Need to Know
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 26 2016

Companies who operate in, or are contemplating entry into, the Internet of Things ("IOT") field should be aware of upcoming changes to the EU data

General Scheme of Data Protection Bill 2017 Published
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 16 2017

The Department of Justice and Equality have published the General Scheme of the Data Protection Bill 2017. This Bill is designed to give effect to

Update on the Legal Challenge to Standard Contractual Clauses
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 6 2017

The closely followed case challenging the validity of Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of personal data outside the EEA to countries

Preparing for GDPR: 5 Important Steps
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 24 2017

GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018, and many businesses are beginning to prepare for its introduction. The GDPR builds on familiar concepts and

Commercial Court Affirms Legal Principles on Admission of an Amicus Curiae
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 3 2016

The Commercial Court recently had to consider no fewer than nine applications for admission as amicus curiae ("friend of the court") in the same case

Anything-as-a-service what XaaS means for cloud computing contracts
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

More and more industries, from accountancy firms to zoological societies, are adopting cloud computing services. Every day, millions of users are

Rising to the Legal Challenges of Big Data
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 5 2017

Businesses around the world are using big data to make better decisions and improve their processes. Big data analytics can provide businesses with

Cloud Service Level Agreements Explained
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 26 2016

Cloud computing is the delivery of on-demand computing resources and services over the internet on a pay-for-use basis. We examine the key components