Below is a list of all articles published on the site since 1998 (most recent first)
- PSD2 Redux 19/10/2014
Simon Deane-Johns reviews the revised proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on payment services in the internal market
- The EU’s Traditional Analysis of the Facebook, WhatsApp Deal – Do We Like it? 17/10/2014
Susannah Sheppard outlines the recent decision to approve the WhatsApp acquisition and wonders if the Commission’s traditional approach will be adequate in a data rich world where companies compete in new ways and data competition really matters
- Who Wants to be Forgotten? 14/10/2014
It may feel like a decade since we had that RtbF judgment in ‘Google Spain’ but it has been just six months. It has been all too easy to be distracted by the wide-ranging and sometimes overy philosohical debates on the topic. Andres Guadamuz takes a very welcome look at the judgment’s application in practice. It is essential reading for anyone contemplating attending the London session of the Google Advisory Council.
- European Banking Authority Opinion on Virtual Currencies 13/10/2014
Pearse Ryan, Rob Cain and Emma Dunne offer a summary of the recent EBA Opinion. They are not impressed by the Opinion or the potential cost to Ireland of following its recommendations and suggest a more balanced approach that would allow innovation to thrive
- The Microsoft Warrant Case: Not Just an Irish Issue 07/10/2014
John O’Connor outlines the latest position in the ‘Microsoft Warrant case’ where the Cloud provider was ordered by a US Federal Court to produce its customer’s private e-mail content even though it was stored exclusively outside the USA
- Leveraging Technology in Civil Justice ODR 06/10/2014
Darin Thompson continues his series of articles on online dispute resolution. In his fourth article in his series, he touches on AI, monitoring and the need for a multidisciplinary approach to design.
- Sanctions against Russia: Alert for IT Businesses 25/09/2014
The EU has formally enacted sanctions against Russia. They can affect IT companies and it is important to guard against breach. Brian Mulier and Roger Bickerstaff explain the current state of the EU sanctions and add a warning about the impact of the recent extension of the US sanctions for IT businesses.
- Addressing ‘New’ Challenges to ODR Implementation 24/09/2014
Darin Thompson continues his series of articles on online dispute resolution. In this third article in his series, he looks both at service channels and system design options before turning his attention to identity, confidentiality, privacy and security.
- German Government Proposes IT Security Act 22/09/2014
Joachim Scherer, Caroline Heinickel and Holger Lutz bring us up to date with a development in Germany that may colour EU-wide legislation
- Multi-vendor Outsourcing in Practice 19/09/2014
Multi-vendor outsourcings have become an established part of the central government contract landscape over the last few years. Roger Bickerstaff has worked on a variety of multi-vendor projects, advising both public sector customers and customers and private sector bidders. In this article, he uses his practical experience to identify some of the key issues that are emerging in the conduct of these procurement processes.
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