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- Register for Fox Rothschild’s Annual Privacy Summit
Don’t miss our annual Privacy Summit, scheduled for April 16. This information-packed, daylong event will bring you fully up to date on the latest, emerging issues in cybersecurity and data privacy. The program kicks off with keynote speaker Leslie Ireland — former Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and National...
- EU Data Protection Authorities Discuss Enforcement Priorities
European Union Data Protection Authorities discussed enforcement priorities at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Data Protection Intensive. Key takeaways: CNIL: Online advertising and cookies are a focus right now. Ireland DPC: currently handling 10,000 complaints with 23 investigations into so-called big tech companies, and two investigations at the decision-making stage. An area of...
- Food Standards Agency announcement on CBD
Yesterday, the Food Standards Agency (FSA), which regulates foods and food businesses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, issued its long-awaited statement on CBD in foods. In January 2019, the European Commission updated the Novel Food Catalogue to state that extracts of Cannabis sativa L. and derived products containing cannabinoids are considered as novel foods,...
- Irish DPC Issues New Guidance for Data Controllers on Data Security
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has published guidance on data security. Key Takeaways The most effective means of mitigating the risk of lost or stolen personal data is not to hold the data in the first place. A data controller should always know what personal data they hold, where it is held and how it flows...
- Blockchain Week in Review: Week of January 31, 2020
Weekly Focus Replies to Motions for Summary Judgments filed in SEC v. Telegram Cases Consolidated in Class Action Suit Against iFinex Inc Bittrex Introduces Insurance Coverage Research Report Finds the Number of Cryptocurrency Scams Rose in 2019 Research Report Indicates Regulatory Uncertainty a Barrier for Digital Asset Companies Coinbase Custody Launches in Ireland Cambodia Announces...
- That’s Your Opinion, but is it Personal Data?
Are opinions about someone personal data? Ireland’s Data Protection Commission explains. Key takeaways: An opinion can include personal data. If the opinion is not recorded — GDPR does not apply. If made or recorded for someone’s “purely personal or household” activities, with no connection to a professional or commercial activity, GDPR doesn’t apply. GDPR may...
- Researchers warn about risk of eating wild mushrooms
There is growing interest in collecting wild fungi in Ireland but this is not supported by an appreciation of the associated dangers, according to researchers. The issue constitutes a growing national health threat, wrote Dr. Douglas Hamilton and Dr. Gerard Meagher, from the department of public health, HSE Midlands in the first edition of Epi...
- The Privacy Officers’ New Year’s Resolutions
1. Brace yourself (for export turbulence) 2020 could well be a year of data export turmoil – so brace yourself! The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) will determine the validity of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) (Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillan Schrems) whilst the General Court of the...
- Cláusulas Contractuales Tipo tras la Opinión del Abogado General en Schrems II: Válidas pero, ¿eficaces en la práctica?
“No es oro todo lo que reluce”: Es esta una advertencia que debe tener muy presente aquel que lea la Opinión del Abogado General Saugmandsgaard Øe (del Tribunal de Justicia de la Unión Europea en el caso C-311/18 Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II“), hecha pública el pasado 19 de...
- AG Publishes Opinion on the Validity of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses
On December 19, 2019, Advocate General (“AG”) Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe handed down his Opinion in Case C-311/18, Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II”). The AG’s Opinion provides non-binding guidance to the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) on how to decide the case. In brief, the AG recommended that...
- FOOD SAFETY EXPERTS LAUNCH BATTLE AGAINST E. COLI BACTERIA
Food safety experts are meeting in Dublin, Ireland this week to discuss international standards they hope will cut back on the rising number of infections caused by the deadly enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli bacteria. Representatives from UN bodies and member countries that make up the Codex...
- Morrison not the predicted death-knell after all? New decision respects “international comity” based on a forum non conveniens dismissal in favor of Ireland.
Our post of July 16 articulated a minority view that commentators and bloggers were too being too quick in declaring that Morrison v. National Australia Bank, 130 S.Ct. 2869 (2010), would create a sea change in international litigation in the U.S. for claims under the federal securities laws. We...
- Context shopping for lawyers by consumers and large corporations : Day will come
John Kennedy (MrJohnFKennedy) of Ireland’s Silicon Republic shares an interview with Accenture’s Innovation CTO, Gavin Michael (gavinmichael), about the rise in context-based shopping experiences because of the increasing penetration of social media and smartphone technology. Some of the thoughts...
- Six More Cases Confirmed in E. coli Outbreak Linked to Belfast Restaurant
Six more people are confirmed to be victims of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak that has sickened almost 300 people in Northern Ireland. One restaurant, Flicks, has been named as the source of the illnesses. A total of 130 confirmed and 163 probable cases have been linked to the outbreak, reported the...
- Rep. Slaughter Asks President Obama to Consider Antibiotic Resistance at G-8 Summit
Congreswwoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) sent a letter to President Obama asking that he “pay special attention to the issues of antibiotic resistance” at this week’s G-8 summit in Northern Ireland. Rep. Slaughter also urged the president, as she has before, to consider stronger limits on antibiotics...
- “Malignant pleural mesothelioma incidence and survival in the Republic of Ireland 1994-2009”
New mesothelioma data from Ireland. It shows significantly increasing rates of mesothelioma; about a 45% percent increase over 15 years. The abstract states: “Cancer Epidemiol. 2014 Jan 3. pii: S1877-7821(13)00188-4. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2013.12.002. [Epub ahead of print] Malignant pleural...
- Verizon’s Response to Orin Kerr’s Posts on the Microsoft Search Warrant Case
As our readers and podcast listeners know, Steptoe filed an amicus brief for Verizon Communications Inc. in the case in which Microsoft has moved to vacate a search warrant seeking emails located in Ireland. The issue in the case is whether a US search warrant can be used to obtain the content of...
- Irish Government Files Amicus Brief in Microsoft Case
The Irish government filed an amicus brief in the ongoing dispute between Microsoft and the U.S. government concerning the U.S. government’s demands for data held by Microsoft on email servers located in Ireland....
- Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast – Hostfull
Still trying to dig out from under our hiatus backlog, we devote episode 80 to our regulars. We’ll bring back a guest next week. This week it’s a double dose of Jason Weinstein, Michael Vatis, Stewart Baker, and Congress-watcher Doug Kantor. Michael offers an analysis of the Second Circuit’s oral ...
- Complaints about poor food hygiene up 14 percent in Ireland
How often during the course of last year did the 5 million people of Ireland lodge complaints related to their food? The Food Safety Authority of Ireland is out with a report on its Advice Line for 2015 that provides some answers. The FSA of Ireland took 2,739 complaints by consumers relating to...