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Matheson
The General Data Protection Regulation regulates cross-border processing of personal data. For many organizations, identifying their lead supervisory authority ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
In October 2017, the Article 29 Working Party, the collective group of European data protection authorities (WP29), adopted new Guidelines on profiling and automated decision-making under the GDPR.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 20th September 2017, the EU published a position paper in relation to Brexit entitled the ‘Use of Data and Protection of Information Obtained or Processed before the withdrawal date'.
Matheson
Almost two years to the day following the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner, the issue of transatlantic data transfers...
Maples and Calder
In a significant decision regarding the manner in which personal data is transferred outside the EEA, Ms. Justice Caroline Costello in the Irish High Court yesterday, ...
Arthur Cox
In January 2017, the European Commission published its proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation ("ePR") to replace the existing ePrivacy Directive (Directive 2002/58/EC).
Matheson
In 1999, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy shocked a group of reporters and analysts by telling them that consumer privacy issues were a red herring – "you have zero privacy anyway - get over it".
Arthur Cox
The countdown to GPDR commencement on 25th May 2018 continues and one of the most pressing questions concerning organisations is ‘who will be our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO')'?
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On Wednesday, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN") published its findings from its 2017 "Sweep".
Mason Hayes & Curran
In 2014, the Digital Rights Ireland case was referred from the Irish High Court to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling on the validity of the EU Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC (the "Directive").
Mason Hayes & Curran
Companies that deploy security systems which require employee biometric data, such as fingerprints, to validate and record access to restricted areas must consider how they will process this data...
Arthur Cox
Under the Directive, data transfers to third countries outside the EEA are generally prohibited unless the European Commission considers the level of data protection in that country...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) recently announced an online consultation on certain aspects of the GDPR.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent Supreme Court judgment demonstrates the importance of protecting individuals' rights to privacy when conducting regulatory investigations.
Dillon Eustace
When the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) comes into force on 25 May next the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner will be able to impose for the first time large administrative fines...
Arthur Cox
The countdown to GPDR commencement on 25th May 2018 continues and one of the most pressing questions concerning organisations is ‘who will be our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO')'?
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Irish High Court has today confirmed that it will be seeking a ruling from the CJEU on questions as to the validity of the standard contractual clauses mechanism for transfers of personal data...
Maples and Calder
The General Data Protection Regulation1 ("GDPR") will become law across the EU on 25 May 2018 and substantially updates the current data protection regime.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 3 October 2017, the Irish High Court held that it is up to the ECJ to determine whether Standard Contractual Clauses are a valid method of transferring personal data outside of the EU...
Mason Hayes & Curran
In September 2017, the European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR) overturned a January 2016 decision of its lower court regarding employee privacy in the workplace.
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Matheson
In 1999, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy shocked a group of reporters and analysts by telling them that consumer privacy issues were a red herring – "you have zero privacy anyway - get over it".
Arthur Cox
The countdown to GPDR commencement on 25th May 2018 continues and one of the most pressing questions concerning organisations is ‘who will be our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO')'?
Mason Hayes & Curran
In October 2017, the Article 29 Working Party, the collective group of European data protection authorities (WP29), adopted new Guidelines on profiling and automated decision-making under the GDPR.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On Wednesday, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN") published its findings from its 2017 "Sweep".
Mason Hayes & Curran
In 2014, the Digital Rights Ireland case was referred from the Irish High Court to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling on the validity of the EU Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC (the "Directive").
Mason Hayes & Curran
The first ‘right to be forgotten' case in the Irish courts came before Dublin Circuit Civil Court in May 2016.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 20th September 2017, the EU published a position paper in relation to Brexit entitled the ‘Use of Data and Protection of Information Obtained or Processed before the withdrawal date'.
Maples and Calder
The General Data Protection Regulation1 ("GDPR") will become law across the EU on 25 May 2018 and substantially updates the current data protection regime.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent Supreme Court judgment demonstrates the importance of protecting individuals' rights to privacy when conducting regulatory investigations.
Matheson
This summer has seen significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic in legal cases concerning international data privacy law.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
One of the more noteworthy aspects of the 2016 Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner (the "DPC"), launched earlier in 2017, was the statement that the Special Investigations Unit of the DPC ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
Last month, the Irish government published the General Scheme of the Data Protection Bill 2017 (the "Scheme").
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