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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


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


The GDPR; A Guide for Businesses
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was initially published in January 2012, and finally adopted on 27 April 2016. It will


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


Prior notice of personal data sharing between public authorities is required
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Romania, European Union, Ireland
  • October 30 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) recently held that personal data cannot be transferred between two public bodies, and subject to


Will the EU Standard Contractual Clauses survive legal challenge?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • October 31 2016

Since the fall of the Safe Harbor regime in October 2015, we have seen a rise in the popularity of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (the SCCs). It


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


Central Bank issues Guidance in respect of Information Technology and Cybersecurity for Financial Services Firms
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, USA
  • September 15 2016

The risks associated with information technology (“IT”) and cybersecurity are a key concern for the Central Bank given the potential serious


The ‘Internet of Things’: Legal Challenges in an Ultra-connected World
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • January 22 2016

The 'Internet of Things' (IoT) is a real game changer that is set to transform our lives. Gartner predicts that by the end of this year over 6.4


Whose Law Is It Anyway? How Closely Aligned Is The Data Protection Directive With One-Stop-Shop?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 11 2016

The Google Spain case is most commonly recognised for introducing the ‘right to be forgotten’. However, the judgment has had a more subtle but no less