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Our experience includes advising/acting for:

  • BSA | The Software Alliance, the leading advocate for the global software industry whose members include Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, Salesforce, SAS, Intel and Siemens, in its role as an amicus curiae in the ongoing “Schrems II” litigation relating to the legality of the EU standard contractual clauses. This case is one of the most significant data protection actions of all time and has the potential to fundamentally alter the manner in which businesses can transfer data internationally.
  • Microsoft in relation to US proceedings regarding data stored in Ireland (one of the most high profile technology related litigation matters globally) as well as strategic advice on the impact of Irish and European communications laws, data protection, privacy and security related matters.
  • Bord Gáis Energy, an Irish utility supplier, on its sponsorship agreement with the GAA
  • Clarion Capital Partners, a New York based private equity firm, on its acquisition of Madison Logic, Inc, the global leader in account based marketing, on some intricate aspects of the transaction involving data protection and the use of data
  • Canada Life, one of Ireland’s leading life, pension and investment providers, during its negotiations with MSG Life Central Europe GmbH in a €20m transaction
  • A multichannel retailer in completing a data protection audit of its operational business processes and advising on risk mitigation solutions.
  • A leading International insurance provider in developing fair processing notices, privacy statements and policies, as well as the implementation of the Code of Practice on Data Protection for the Insurance Sector and on the outsourcing of certain of its activities internationally.
  • A public sector body in relation to the sharing of personal data between state bodies and agencies.
  • A multinational technology company on various privacy issues relating to its activities in Ireland including transfers of data and the interaction of data protection with related regulatory issues concerning telecommunications regulations, data retention and data interception.
  • One of Europe’s most prominent entertainment companies on issues regarding marketing preferences, consents and fair processing notices.
  • Leading businesses and organisations across various sectors providing tailored data protection training and awareness packages
  • Irish and EU regulatory issues (including licensing and authorisation)
  • Competition law Content sourcing
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Network build and roll-out
  • Outsourcing
  • Procurement
  • Consumer law
  • Terms & conditions for supply of goods/services