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The Regulation of Drones in Ireland


While unmanned ariel vehicles or unmanned ariel systems, otherwise known as drones, have existed and been used in various incarnations for quite some time, we have recently seen a significant increase in the commercial and non-commercial use of drones. While... Read More or Download PDF

Data Protection Update – New Legislation


This update details legislative developments in European Data Protection legislation, namely the entering into force of the following: 1. Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons... Read More or Download PDF

New obligations for online traders


Online traders who trade with consumers must now include information on their websites about the EU online dispute resolution (ODR) platform launched last month. The ODR platform is a free website which offers consumers and traders a simple means to... Read More or Download PDF

Privacy Shield Update, March 2016


The Privacy Shield is the new framework for commercial data exchange between the United States and the European Union. A response to the Schrems decision which invalidated the previous Safe Harbor regime, the Privacy Shield aims to restore trust in... Read More or Download PDF