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Ireland’s Individual Accountability Framework (“IAF”) – What You Need to Know
Introduction - The Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Act 2023 (the “Act”) was signed into law on 9 March 2023. The Act amends several existing pieces of legislation2 and is amongst the most significant pieces of legislation impacting the powers of the Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) in recent years. The key objectives of the Act are to improve the management of risk in regulated financial service providers and outcomes for consumers. Please see full Publication below for more information.
Key Points Regarding the DPC Decision Against Meta
It has been well-publicized that the Irish Data Protection Commission (“DPC”) has imposed a record €1.2 billion fine and corrective measures under the GDPR against Meta Ireland (“Meta”) in a long-running dispute relating to cross-border data transfers and the EU standard contractual clauses (“SCCs”). This short post sets out some key points from the 200+...
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, Meta and Art 49 Derogations: An Overview
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has fined Meta €1.2 billion. What, however, did the commission say in the case about using Art 49 derogations for transfers to the U.S.? An overview: I will discuss the Meta decision further on Thursday, June 1 in a OneTrust webinar titled, EU-US Data Transfers: Breaking Down DPC’s Meta Decision.
Ireland Digital Health and Lean Innovation
Martin Curley, Professor of Innovation at Maynooth University, was the featured speaker at the Lean Business Ireland Summit. Martin is a worldwide leader in the digital health field, focusing on using technology to shift health care delivery to a patient-centric model. He was until recently Director of Digital Transformation at Health Service Executive (HSE), the...
Schrems II – Irish DPC finally issues its decision – suspension order, deletion/ repatriation of data and fine
Introduction: On 22 May, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (the DPC) published its decision against Meta Platform Ireland Ltd (Meta Ireland) in relation to Facebook’s transfer of user’s personal data to the US (the Decision). In it, the DPC ordered Meta Ireland to suspend Facebook’s future transfers of personal data to the U.S. within five...
Irish Regulator Fines Meta 1.2 Billion Euros and Orders it to Cease Data Transfers to the U.S.
On May 22, 2023, the Irish Data Protection Commission announced a €1.2 billion fine against Meta Ireland for unlawfully transferring personal data to the U.S.
Irish Data Protection Commission Orders Meta Ireland to Suspend Facebook Data Transfers to the US and Imposes Record GDPR Fine of €1.2 Billion
By Ian Felstead, Gail Crawford, Serrin Turner, Tim Wybitul, and Hayley Pizzey The final decision of the Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC) in relation to the transfers of EU/EEA Facebook user data by Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (Meta Ireland) to its processor, Meta Platforms, Inc., in the US (the Transfers) was published on 22 May...
Regulators meet in Ireland to debate food safety issues
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has hosted regulators from different countries to discuss how to prepare for food safety crises and manage incidents. It was the first face-to-face meeting of the International Heads of Food Agencies Forum (IHFAF) since the COVID-19 pandemic. The group was created in 2020 by FSAI, the Saudi Food and...
Food safety needs attention in sustainability push
ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND — Attendees at a major conference have been urged to “wave the food safety flag” to keep the topic on the table during discussions around moving to more sustainable food systems. Wayne Anderson, director of Science and Standards at the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), said it was crucial that food safety...
Seafood firm fined for breaking food safety rules
A food business in the Republic of Ireland has been convicted of violating food safety rules. O Cathain Iasc Teoranta based in the town of Dingle, in the county of Kerry, was found to have breached food safety law and bluefin tuna regulations and was fined €5,250 ($5,800). The verdict, made in late April at...