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  • Contact Tracing Apps – A Privacy Primer
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    Contact Tracing Apps – A Privacy Primer

    As part of their lockdown exit strategy, governments around the world are launching Apps with contact tracing functions.

    Commercial & Technology
  • COVID-19: Impact on Competition / Antitrust Law
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    COVID-19: Impact on Competition / Antitrust Law

    The COVID-19 Crisis has had a very significant impact on competition/antitrust law. Already, it has influenced aspects of the practice of competition law in ways that no other crisis has ever done.

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Government support schemes for Irish businesses - Updated 28 May
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    COVID-19: Government support schemes for Irish businesses - Updated 28 May

    In response to the effect of COVID-19 on Irish businesses the Irish Government and, in particular the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (the DBEI) has provided certain supports to Irish businesses which primarily seek to assist businesses to stay operational and retain their staff

    Corporate and M&A
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    ESG and Investment Funds - ESA consultation on EU Disclosures Regulation

    The European Supervisory Authorities consultation on the EU Regulation on sustainability‐related disclosures in the financial services sector issued on 23 April 2020.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • COVID-19, Shipping and ports: EU shipping law aspects
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    COVID-19, Shipping and ports: EU shipping law aspects

    A&L Goodbody's Dr Vincent Power writes why the COVID-19/Coronavirus crisis demonstrates why an international convention is needed to deal with various aspects of shipping (including the repatriation of crew and passengers) in the event of another pandemic or epidemic.

    COVID-19
  •  COVID-19: Practical guidance on the recent changes to the Wage Subsidy Scheme
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    COVID-19: Practical guidance on the recent changes to the Wage Subsidy Scheme

    The Government has announced a number of significant changes to the COVID-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) in an attempt to address certain anomalies and today Revenue issued guidance on some of these changes.

    COVID-19
  • Digital Finance in Europe – CBI views on technological innovation and digital finance
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    Digital Finance in Europe – CBI views on technological innovation and digital finance

    In a recent address on Digital Finance in Europe, the Director of Financial Regulation, Policy and Risk at the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), Gerry Cross, shared some of the CBI's thinking on the current and timely topic of technological innovation and digital finance.  

    Client Tech
  • EDPB publishes guidelines on processing health data for COVID-19 research
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    EDPB publishes guidelines on processing health data for COVID-19 research

    The threat to global health caused by COVID-19 has led to unprecedented collaboration from the global scientific research community to urgently develop a vaccine. Given the prevalence of data sharing and open science, combined with the sensitive nature of the data involved, data protection concerns have quickly emerged.

    Commercial & Technology
  • COVID-19: The Operation of the Irish Courts
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    COVID-19: The Operation of the Irish Courts

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the operation of Irish courts. While remote hearings have been rolled-out to good effect, there are teething issues.

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Irish Government announces new support measures for Irish businesses
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    COVID-19: Irish Government announces new support measures for Irish businesses

    The outbreak of COVID-19 continues to have a deep impact on businesses across all sectors. The Irish Government has announced a range of further measures to combat the impact of COVID-19 on Irish businesses.

    Corporate and M&A
  • COVID-19: Irish Government real estate interventions
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    COVID-19: Irish Government real estate interventions

    To date, the Irish Government's approach to COVID-19 has been to handle the crisis by means of strong public health recommendations to both the public and commercial enterprises, rather than introducing any mandatory orders or statutory regulations.

    Commercial Property
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    EDPB issue updated guidelines on consent

    The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published updated Guidelines 05/2020 on Consent under the GDPR, replacing the previous Article 29 Working Party Consent Guidelines published in April 2018.

    Commercial & Technology