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WP29 gives lukewarm welcome to proposed e-Privacy Regulation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • April 24 2017

The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) (consisting of data protection regulators from the 28 Member States) has adopted an Opinion 012017 on the


Banking, burden-sharing and State aid -The Commission's Communication on aid to the banking sector is valid
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • August 11 2016

Banking, burden-sharing and State aid - The Commission's Communication on aid to the banking sector is valid With the current State aid issues


Recent developments in the domestic and European banking sector for May 2012
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 5 2012

This article highlights the main developments that have taken place over the last month in the domestic and European banking sector


Revised Consumer Protection Code to come into force on 1 January 2012
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 25 2011

On 19 October 2011, the Central Bank of Ireland published a revised Consumer Protection Code to come into effect from 1 January 2012


DPC publishes guidance on new e-privacy regulations requiring mandatory data breach notification by public communications providers
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 12 2011

The Data Protection Commissioner (the DPC) has published guidance to assist organisations to comply with the new data protection requirements contained in the European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011, S.I. 336 of 2011 (the Regulations


UK Bribery Act comes into force on 1 July 2011
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • June 14 2011

The UK Bribery Act will come into force on 1 July 2011. The Act has potential implications for Irish companies and partnerships carrying on business in the UK


UK Bribery Act 2010 - guidance published in advance of July commencement date
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2011

The UK Bribery Act will come into force on 1 July 2011


Share schemes update
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 23 2011

On 18 March 2011 the new Minister for Finance announced that charges to PRSI on share awards (introduced in the recent Budget and Finance Act) will not apply where there is a written agreement entered into before 1 January 2011


Advocate General's opinion on absolute ban on internet sales in selective distribution agreements
  • A&L Goodbody
  • France
  • March 21 2011

Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique (PFDC) which is a manufacturer of cosmetic and personal care products, challenged the decision of the (now) Autorité de la Concurrence (French Competition Authority) before the Cour d'appel de Paris (Paris Court of Appeal) that PFDC's banning of all internet sales under its distribution agreements constituted anti-competitive agreements which infringed the French Commercial Code as well as EU competition law


Briefing on securities law reform
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • February 28 2011

The AFME has published a very useful briefing on securities law reform, in particular, on the proposed Securities Law Directive