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Mid-year M&A Review 2019

European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA - August 14 2019 Ireland’s M&A environment remains strong despite Brexit and global uncertainty The first six months of 2019 shows strong activity for Ireland's…

Ivor Banim, Bryan Bourke, Barry Conway, David Cullen, David Fitzgibbon, Myra Garrett, Shane Kelleher, Barbara Kenny, Stephen Keogh, Andrew McIntyre, Susanne McMenamin, Leo Moore, John O'Connor, Shane O'Donnell, Mark Quealy, Eavan Saunders, Adam Synnott, Mark Talbot, Paul White

GDPR Game Changer? ICO Publish Intent to Fine Companies £282m

United Kingdom - July 11 2019 On 8 July 2019, the ICO confirmed that it intended to fine British Airways £183.39m for breaches of data protection law. It is…

David Cullen, John O'Connor

Neymar Jr Secures Invalidation of Trade Mark Registration of his Name

European Union - June 28 2019 In a recent judgment, the General Court of the European Union (the EU General Court) has held that a trade mark application for "NEYMAR" made in 2012…

Anna Ní Uiginn, David Cullen, Leo Moore

Supreme Court Dismisses Facebook Appeal on Transfer of Personal Data

Ireland - June 4 2019 On Friday 31 May 2019, the Irish Supreme Court dismissed Facebook's appeal of the High Court decision to refer to the Court of Justice of the…

Sophie Dodd, David Cullen, Leo Moore, John O'Connor

Airbnb Ireland Services are an Information Society Service According to the Advocate General of the CJEU

European Union, Ireland - April 30 2019 Recently there has been increased focus on regulation of digital platforms such as Airbnb and Uber. Whether there is a possibility of placing these…

David Cullen, Nicole Fitzpatrick, Leo Moore