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December 2017

Cyber Threat Advisory Summary - December 2017

Cyber Threat Advisory Summary - December 2017

NCC Group malware researchers recently published a blog post outlining the technical details of a recently identified Trojan, known as Volgmer, create ...

New Cyber Protocol Rules in New York

New Cyber Protocol Rules in New York

The New York Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS"), which is responsible for the regulation of banks, insurers and other financial institutions t ...

Employer held vicariously liable for employee's deliberate data breach

Employer held vicariously liable for employee's deliberate data breach

The High Court has ruled that an employer can be vicariously liable for an employee's misuse of private information, notwithstanding that the employer ...

ThreatInformer - December 2017

ThreatInformer - December 2017

Importance of Breach Disclosure According to Bloomberg, Uber suffered a major data breach in October 2016 when hackers discovered developers had publi ...

Data breach floodgates?

Data breach floodgates?

A recent landmark UK High Court decision found the supermarket chain Morrisons vicariously liable for the actions of a disgruntled employee who publis ...

Confirmation from the Court of Appeal that a receiver may be appointed over debtor's legal interest in property to satisfy outstanding judgment

Confirmation from the Court of Appeal that a receiver may be appointed over debtor's legal interest in property to satisfy outstanding judgment

In ACC Loan Management Limited -v- Rickard [2017] IECA 245, the Court of Appeal ruled on two important aspects of the High Court's jurisdiction to app ...

Commercial Court rejects legal challenge to proposed Apple data centre in Galway

Commercial Court rejects legal challenge to proposed Apple data centre in Galway

Fitzpatrick and Daly v An Bord Pleanala [2017] IEHC 585 In October 2017, the Commercial Court dismissed a judicial review application which sought to ...

Clarification of Limitation Periods in Property Damage Claims

Clarification of Limitation Periods in Property Damage Claims

Overview In the recent decision in Brandley and WJB Developments v Deane and Ors, the Supreme Court ruled that in property damage cases, for the purpo ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - December 2017

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - December 2017

As you may know, DAC Beachcroft recently launched Personal Data: the new oil and its toxic legacy under the General Data Protection Regulation. This u ...

Commercial Litigation Update December 2017

Commercial Litigation Update December 2017

Welcome to the December issue of the DAC Beachcroft Dublin Commercial Litigation update. We have prepared guidance and commentary on recent developmen ...