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Co-operation and Early Engagement with the Central Bank are Key in Enforcement Actions

We review the Central Bank's most recent enforcement action and take a look at the importance of early engagement and co-operation as factors considered by it when reaching a decision on financial penalties.



RESS 1 Provisional Auction Results published by EirGrid on 4 August 2020

Auction results from Ireland's new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS)


EDPB Reviewing Draft Guidelines on Data Protection and Connected Vehicles

In response to stakeholder feedback, the European Data Protection Board is reviewing its draft guidelines on how the connected vehicles industry can ensure compliance with the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive.


The July Jobs Stimulus Package – Key Points for Employers

In this article, we review the Government's July Jobs Stimulus package and the most important issues for employers.


Act Now to be Ready on Time – Guide to New Classification Rules for In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices

Continuing our series of publications, we outline the key changes to the classification of in vitro diagnostic medical devices in advance of the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR) becoming fully applicable on 26 May 2022.


Does Reasonable Accommodation of Disabled Employees Include Consideration of Working From Home?

A recent case, relying on the Supreme Court decision in Nano Nagle v Daly, further clarified the extent of an employer's duty to reasonably accommodate disabled employees in the workplace by concluding that an employer's failure to consider working from home amounted to discrimination.


RESS 1 – A Recap

A recap of the Terms and Conditions of the first auction under Ireland's new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS), which will be a key milestone in meeting Ireland's target to produce 70% of the country's electricity from renewable sources by 2030


Brexit Update: European Commission issues Readiness Notice to (Re)Insurance Stakeholders

The European Commission has published an updated readiness notice to stakeholders regarding the implications of the withdrawal of the UK in the area of (re)insurance.