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Data Protection Day 2023: 2022 Snapshot and Trends for 2023

William Fry is pleased to celebrate the Council of Europe's annual Data Protection Day. Join us in unpacking some of the past year's key developments and looking forward to the technology trends that could present themselves in 2023.


General Scheme of the Co-Operative Societies Bill 2022

The publication of the General Scheme of the Co-Operative Societies Bill 2022 (General Scheme) paves the way for the most far-reaching legislative reform governing co-operatives for over 130 years.


CJEU Judgment Protects the Privacy Of Beneficial Owners at the Expense of Transparency

The recent CJEU decision on access to beneficial ownership information raises questions about where the balance lies between transparency and the right to privacy for beneficial owners.


Central Bank Dear CEO Letter to Payment Institutions and Electronic Money Institutions (January 2023)

On 20 January 2023, the Central Bank published a Dear CEO Letter to payment institutions and electronic money institutions highlighting recent supervisory weaknesses identified and reaffirming supervisory expectations and actions for these sectors.


New Government Legislation Programme - Spring 2023

The Government Legislation Programme for the Spring 2023 session has been published.


Generative AI Generates Infringement Litigation

Following the explosion of generative AI systems into the mainstream in 2022, the copyright infringement litigation has already started.


Digital Operational Resilience in the financial sector: DORA's coming into force

Two EU legislative acts relating to digital operational resilience in the financial industry were recently published in the Official Journal of the European Union.


Ep2 - What you should know about the liability of your sports club/bodies

In this episode, the group will discuss the legal status of unincorporated associations and the potential implications for those clubs and their members


Changing Rooms, Changing Times? New Accessibility Requirements under the Building Regulations

The Building Regulations (Part M Amendment) Regulations 2022 require the provision of changing facilities in buildings having regard to building use and size. What do you need to know?