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Mason Hayes & Curran
2015 was a year of significant developments in tech law. The EU's highest court – the CJEU – published a number of landmark judgments throughout the year.
Matheson
On 28 March 2017, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland ("BAI") published a revised version of its General Commercial Communications Code (the "Code").
Mason Hayes & Curran
In the coming year, Ireland will take steps towards unlocking the potential of the internet of things and the green economy.
Arthur Cox
The Revenue Commissioners (which is the Irish tax authority) award licences to bookmakers (both online and offline) and remote betting intermediaries.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The UK government has announced that it intends to formally commence the process to leave the EU by the end of March 2017.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In May 2016, the European Commission published proposals to prevent companies and online retailers, who sell in or into the EU, from engaging in ‘geo-blocking' and other geographical restrictions.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Registration and Renewal of Registration Regulations for Hotels 2016, came into force on 1 August 2016. These long awaited regulations will have positive consequences for hoteliers.
Mason Hayes & Curran
As part of a planned revision of the Audio Visual Media Services ("AVMS") Directive (2010/13/EU), the European Commission has proposed to regulate 'video-sharing platforms' for the first time.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Anyone who has attempted to register a .com for their organisation knows that the good ones are taken.
Arthur Cox
On 14 April 2015, the Minister for Finance signed a commencement order for the Betting (Amendment) Act 2015 (the "Act").
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
From 1 February 2016 Irish law places new limits on the commercial arrangements between wholesalers, retailers and suppliers of grocery goods and alcohol products in the Irish marketplace whose worldwide turnover exceeds €50 million.
Matheson
The new Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing in Ireland (7th edition) published by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland ("ASAI") comes into effect today, 1 March 2016.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill was approved by Government on the 8th day of December 2015.
Mason Hayes & Curran
2015 was another busy year in the Irish hotel industry. New legislation introduced will have an indirect impact on the next phase of the hotel industry.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Gartner predicts that by the end of this year over 6.4 billion web-enabled devices will be connected as part of the Internet of Things, an increase of 30% on 2015.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) has published the 7th edition of its Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing Communications which will come into force in March 2016.
Arthur Cox
Companies offering online gaming facilities may be surprised to learn that it is not possible to recover cross-border gambling debts in Ireland.
Matheson
A recent decision in a dispute between Aldi and Dunnes Stores suggests that, despite the pointers from the CJEU, comparative advertising is a dangerous game to play in Ireland. Matheson's Alistair Payne explains.
Mason Hayes & Curran
On 9 June 2015, Mr Justice Cregan of the Irish Commercial Court held that Dunnes Stores ("Dunnes"), one of Ireland's largest supermarket retailers...
Mason Hayes & Curran
Organisations across the world are recognising that APIs are fuelling e-commerce and becoming the building blocks of the online economy.
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Mason Hayes & Curran
Gartner predicts that by the end of this year over 6.4 billion web-enabled devices will be connected as part of the Internet of Things, an increase of 30% on 2015.
Matheson
Previously only bookmakers with a physical presence in Ireland were required to hold a licence.
Matheson
The new Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing in Ireland (7th edition) published by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland ("ASAI") comes into effect today, 1 March 2016.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In May, the DSM Strategy was adopted by the Commission which outlined the barriers currently faced by citizens in accessing the digital market, leading to them missing out on goods and services.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
September 17, 2015, New York, NY - The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland ("ASAI") announced today that it has issued a new Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing Communications.
Matheson
A recent decision in a dispute between Aldi and Dunnes Stores suggests that, despite the pointers from the CJEU, comparative advertising is a dangerous game to play in Ireland. Matheson's Alistair Payne explains.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The UK government has announced that it intends to formally commence the process to leave the EU by the end of March 2017.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Anyone who has attempted to register a .com for their organisation knows that the good ones are taken.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Back in July, the talented social media team at Paddy Power tweeted ‘Hot on the heels of the Ladbrokes/Coral merger...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) has published the 7th edition of its Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing Communications which will come into force in March 2016.
Arthur Cox
The Revenue Commissioners (which is the Irish tax authority) award licences to bookmakers (both online and offline) and remote betting intermediaries.
Mason Hayes & Curran
On 9 June 2015, Mr Justice Cregan of the Irish Commercial Court held that Dunnes Stores ("Dunnes"), one of Ireland's largest supermarket retailers...
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