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Ireland has been referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) over its failure to transpose the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD). The revised AVMSD provides EU-wide media content standards for all audiovisual media, both traditional TV broadcasts and on-demand se

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The European Commission has warned of possible retaliation after the UK government formally announced plans to make unilateral changes to the Northern Ireland Protocol through legislation. In a statement, the UK's foreign secretary Liz Truss said the EU's proposals after six months of negotiations h

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Plans for a new EU directive on cybersecurity have moved forward with the reaching of political agreement between the European Parliament and EU member states.T The NIS 2 Directive, which follows the landmark NIS Directive introduced in 2016, will respond to "the increasing degree of digitalisation

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Ireland will opt-in to the centralised European depository for evidence collected of international war crimes in Ukraine, the government has announced. Motions will be brought before the Dáil and Seanad by justice minister Helen McEntee this week to seek Oireachtas backing for Ireland's invol

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EU plans to hold major online platforms like Facebook and Twitter accountable for illegal and harmful content are gathering pace after political agreement was reached between the European Parliament and member states over the weekend. The Digital Services Act (DSA), proposed by the European Commissi

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The European Commission has proposed the first-ever framework to protect the intellectual property for craft and industrial products that rely on the originality and authenticity of traditional practices from their regions.  This framework will cover products such as Donegal tweed, Murano

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The European Union has reached political agreement on landmark new legislation aimed at addressing "systemic misbehaviour" among so-called Big Tech companies such as Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook. The Digital Markets Act (DMA) will blacklist certain practices used by large platforms acting as &

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Legislation to bring Irish law in line with the requirements of the European arrest warrant system has made progress in the Dáil. The European Arrest Warrant (Amendment) Bill 2022 addresses issues identified in formal EU infringement proceedings initiated by the European Commission against Ir

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The European Commission has launched a formal investigation into whether an agreement between Google and Meta (formerly Facebook) for online display advertising services may have breached EU competition rules. The investigation relates to the so-called "Jedi Blue" agreement struck in September 2018

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