Brexit Bites: Data Protection

In our increasingly interconnected, technological and internet-driven world, personal data has emerged as a form of currency, possessing public and private value. Data is an essential resource for the public and private sectors, aiding in economic development, competitiveness and innovation. In essence, data is a commodity, a commodity growing at an exponential rate. Globally, enormous volumes…

Brexit Bites: Personal Finance

Recent events have introduced a degree of uncertainty for firms and consumers in the financial services sector. In addition to the economic complications created by the COVID-19 pandemic, financial services firms and customers will have to contend with disruptions created by Brexit. Ireland’s banking industry is expected to be impacted by Brexit in several ways.…

Romanian General Election, December 2020

On 6 December 2020 Romania went to the polls hoping that this election would bring stability after enduring four prime ministers in the past four years. The economy and public health have been the main talking points in the campaigns, with leading parties promising to improve the economy and increase health spending.  Background to Romanian General Elections:  Romania has a bicameral system, with both the Chamber of Deputies (Camera Deputaţilor),…