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EDPB publishes finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPR

European Union, Ireland - December 6 2019 On 12 November 2019, the EDPB published its finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPR (3/2018). The Guidelines aim to assist companies…

Commencement of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019

Ireland - December 3 2019 The provisions of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 (the Act), which was signed into law on 26 June 2019, were…

New Regulations permitting Central Bank to restrict individuals’ data protection rights

European Union, Ireland - November 25 2019 The Minister of Finance has passed new Regulations, the Data Protection Act 2018 (section 60(6)) (Central Bank of Ireland) Regulations 2019…

Data Protection Commission publishes guidance on DSARs

European Union, United Kingdom - November 8 2019 The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published guidance which seeks to answer some of the most Frequently Asked Questions in relation to Data…

Government publishes Legislation Programme for Autumn 2019

Ireland - September 18 2019 The Government Chief Whip, Seán Kyne TD, has published the Government’s Legislation Programme for Autumn 2019. The Programme lists 32 priority Bills…

Government challenges findings of Data Protection Commission about Public Services Cards

Ireland - September 4 2019 The Minister for Social Protection, Regina Doherty, and the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, have informed the government that provision and…

High Court blocks illegal live streaming of Premier League Games

European Union, Ireland - September 4 2019 For the first time, the Irish High Court has been asked to make a blocking order in regard to the illegal live streaming of Premier League games…

ICO clarifies time limit for responding to subject access requests

United Kingdom - August 20 2019 The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has amended its guidance on the time limit for responding to a subject access request (SAR). Under…

Government seeks submissions on online harassment

Ireland - August 19 2019 The Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality is seeking written submissions from stakeholders on the issues of online harassment, harmful…

European Court declares Red Bull’s colour trademarks invalid

European Union, Ireland - August 15 2019 On 29 July 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held​ that Red Bull’s signature blue and silver colour trademarks were invalid…