Category: Legal

Category: Legal

Information Technology Security Techniques and Code of Practice for Protection


In Q3 of 2014, the International Standards Organisation (“ISO”) published a new standard for the cloud service providers: ISO/IEC 27018 – Information technology – Security techniques – Code of practice…

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Charities Regulatory Authority Established


Background   The Charities Act 2009 (“Act”) was enacted in February 2009 and commenced on 1 September 2009 (by S.I. 284/2009). The purpose of the Act was to: provide for a regulator…

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Article 29 Working Party to Formulate a Common Approach on the “right to be forgotten”


  The Article 29 Working Party on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data is an independent advisory body on data protection and privacy, set up…

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A new tool for Debt Recovery


On 17 July 2014 a new E.U. regulation (Regulation (EU) 655/2014) came into effect which established a procedure for obtaining a European Account Preservation Order (“EAPO”) by creditors over the…

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Data Protection Commissioner investigation results in Prosecution of Private Investigator company and its Directors


M.C.K Rentals Limited (trading as M.C.K. Investigations) was successfully prosecuted, on 6 October 2014, before Bray District Court in relation to twenty three counts of breaches of Section 22 of…

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Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014


On 31 October 2014 the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (the “Act”) will come into effect. The Act will dissolve the Competition Authority and the National Consumer Agency and…

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