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    Bavarian DPA finds data transfers to US-based email marketing platform unlawful

    The Bavarian Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently ruled a German publisher should cease using a US-based email marketing platform to send newsletters to its subscribers.

    Commercial & Technology
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    French court ruling considers lawfulness of using EU subsidiary of US cloud service provider post-Schrems II

    The Conseil d’État, France’s highest administrative court, recently ruled that personal data collected via a platform managed by Doctolib, and hosted by an EU subsidiary of a US-based...

    Commercial & Technology
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    The Supreme Court’s decision in Zalewski: What next for the WRC?

    In the Supreme Court case of Zalewski v. An Adjudication Officer and Others, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) narrowly survived a constitutional challenge.

    Employment
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    Central Bank of Ireland draft guidance on cross-industry outsourcing – the (re)insurance perspective

    On 25 February 2021, the Central Bank of Ireland published Consultation Paper 138 on Cross-Industry Guidance on Outsourcing, which included the CBI’s draft guidance on cross-industry outsourcing.

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    Right to disconnect – time for employers to take action?

    The recently launched Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Right to Disconnect (the Code) contains advice for employers and employees alike on the steps that should be...

    Employment
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    Technical standards on disclosure of investment policy by investment firms

    The European Banking Authority has issued a Consultation Paper on Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on investment policy disclosure by investment firms under the Investment Firms Regulation.

    Financial Regulation
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    Outsourcing update

    Outsourcing is a key focus for European regulators. The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) is no exception and has recently published draft cross-industry guidance (Guidance) for consultation.

    Financial Regulation
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    New rules to allow for remote witnessing of affidavits

    New court rules that allow for the remote witnessing of affidavits in the superior courts came into effect on 31 March, write Liam Kennedy SC and Nadia Skelton.

    Disputes
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    IFR Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on Investment Policy Disclosure by Investment Firms

    The European Banking Authority has issued a Consultation Paper on Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on investment policy disclosure by investment firms under the Investment Firms Regulation.

    Financial Regulation
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    When does the clock stop running for planning judicial reviews?

    In Heaney v An Bord Pleanala, the High Court took the opportunity to clarify when time stops running for the purpose of an application for leave to apply for judicial...

    Disputes
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    European Commission consults on State Aid for Research, Development & Innovation

    On 8 April 2021, the European Commission launched a public consultation inviting all interested parties (including businesses) to comment on a proposed revision of the EU's State Aid Framework for Research, Development...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Brexit and M&A: Canadian case proves that the EU could still block UK M&A Deals despite Brexit

    A proposed Canadian M&A deal – which has just been abandoned because of EU opposition to the deal - gives a glimpse of possible future tensions between the EU and...

    Brexit