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The Trade Secrets Directive: Enhancing Ireland’s Tax Offering

Somewhat surprisingly, there is currently no common definition or approach to the protection of trade secrets across the EU

Trade Secrets – Retailers don’t get left on the shelf!

The EU Trade Secrets Directive (EU 2016/943) (the “Directive”) clarifies and strengthens the current protection available to trade secrets in Ireland

Schrems II: Validity of SCCs referred to the CJEU

In the latest case involving data privacy activist Maximillian Schrems and Facebook Ireland, on 3 October 2017 the Irish High Court decided to refer the validity of standard contractual clauses (‘SCCs’) for a preliminary ruling to the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’)

Email Privacy in the Workplace

Employers beware, a recent ruling by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights recognises the employee’s right to privacy when using electronic communications in the workplace

Step-by-Step Guide to GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on the 25 May 2018

Trade Secrets Team

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Peter Bolger

+353 1 638 5877

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Jeanne Kelly

+353 1 637 1530

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