Welcome to the March 2020 edition of Legal News. We at William Fry aim to keep you up to date on legal developments that may affect you or your business.
Here are some of our recently published website articles and insights you may have missed.
- New European Electronic Communications Code Reforms Regulation for Telecoms Industry
A new European-wide code on electronic communications will take effect at the end of 2020 and will bring new groups into the regulatory regime.
- Do Sports Clubs’ WhatsApp Groups Breach the GDPR?
Where personal data is shared via WhatsApp groups governing bodies should be mindful of their GDPR obligations and have both policy and accountability frameworks in place.
- Discovery: Time to Engage?
The courts are sending clear warnings to parties of the failure to engage in the discovery process and the importance of providing comprehensive reasons why certain information should be redacted.
- Wipe Away Green-Washing in Your Business
As part of the transition to financing a more sustainable economy, the Central Bank of Ireland has advised of its role in tackling climate change. This article considers what you can do to improve your business’s green practices in a changing regulatory environment.
- Judgment Mortgages: Can you Sever a Joint Tenancy?
A new case clarifies the law in relation to the effect of a voluntary severance of a joint tenancy following the registration of a judgment mortgage against the interest of one joint tenant only.
- Europe’s Digital Future: European Commission launches new European Strategy for Data
The European Commission has launched a new European Strategy for Data to promote data-driven innovation in the EU through legislation, investment and sectoral-specific actions.