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UK Publishes Its Statement of Intent for a New Data Protection Bill

Statement outlines the UK's proposal to align UK law with the GDPR.


Prospective Employee Dismissed for Inadequate Leaving Certificate Results

High Court decision highlights the importance of clearly specifying educational requirements during the recruitment process


Transition of Family Business Ownership and Management

What are the main considerations when looking to transition a family business?


Digital Age of Consent for Children's Data Set to Be 13

The Irish Government has agreed on the digital age of consent for access to internet services without parental approval ahead of the new EU data protection regime coming into force next year.


UK House of Lords Highlight the Need for Adequacy Decision Post-Brexit

UK House of Lords recommend adequacy decision post-Brexit to ensure uninterrupted data flows.


Defined Benefit Reform Disappearing Act – Committee Stage Comeback?

The Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017 - Defined benefit reforms removed from Pensions Bill for the moment.