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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) recently delivered two long-awaited judgments on whether services provided by online-based communications services are subject
William Fry
On 5 October 2020, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published new additions to the list of Pre-Approval Controlled Functions (PCFs).
Philip Lee
Subsea fibre optic cables transfer 99% of transoceanic data, operating at the speed of light and on a global scale.
Dillon Eustace
The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in DPP and E.C. and Media Outlets [2020] IECA 292 highlights a section of the Children Act, 2001 which urgently needs legislative amendment to cure...
Eversheds Sutherland
The Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2019 (the "Act") will come into operation on 1 December 2020. The Act is intended to update the Gaming and Lotteries Acts 1956 to 2013 as...
As part of the Government's package of measures to support the hospitality industry, a waiver of the Excise Duty for On-Licences and the Stamp Duty required..
Mason Hayes & Curran
As tech and communications technologies continue to converge, the line between what consumers expect of their tech gadgets and conventional telecoms voice and messaging services has blurred.
Arthur Cox
Almost a year after it was signed into law, the Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2019 (the "2019 Act") will come into effect on 1 December 2020.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
An ASAI decision to uphold complaints regarding an advertisement for Tampax tampons has been the subject of widespread criticism in Ireland in recent days.
As part of the formation of Ireland's new coalition Government in July 2020, responsibility for broadcasting regulation is being transferred from the former Department of Communications...
Arthur Cox
On 14 February 2020, the Adjudicatory Chamber of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body issued a decision finding that Manchester City...
STA Law Firm
Social media is the most far-reaching and influential media sources in the world of today. It is the most fastest and convenient way of communicating and idea
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Marketing and advertising for alcoholic drinks are already required to adhere to the ASAI's Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing Communications in Ireland, regardless of the medium in which they appear.
Arthur Cox
The High Court of England and Wales has recently examined the enforcement options for protecting the right to collect and process live betting data for horseracing.
Article 105(3) of the upcoming Council Directive 2018/1972 establishing the European Electronic Communications Code ("EECC")[1] intends to provide stronger termination rights
Mason Hayes & Curran
In June 2019, the Fitness to Practise Committee (Committee) of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) directed the removal of a pharmacist's registration following his conviction in 2018
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The 2021 version of the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) is likely to be approved at the fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport, to be held in November 2019 in Katowice, Poland.
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland ("BAI") has recently published: (i) a new policy on Media Plurality and (ii) a revised Ownership and Control policy following a public consultation process.
Arthur Cox
The ICLG to: Pharmaceutical Advertising has recently been published. The guide covers common issues in pharmaceutical advertising laws and regulations
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Advocate General Szpunar (the "AG") of the Court of Justice ("CJEU") has stated in a noteworthy opinion that the E-Commerce Directive1 (the "Directive") does not preclude host providers from being ordered,
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