Region: Ireland

Threat of individual criminal liability in Ireland grows

Lawyers in Ireland are divided about new laws that include a lower bar for prosecuting individuals in white-collar cases.

03 April 2023

EPPO: Ireland refuses to cooperate with European prosecutors

The Irish government denied impeding any investigations after the European Public Prosecutor’s Office claimed the country has “systematically hindered” the prosecuting body’s efforts to protect the EU budget from financial crimes.

24 November 2022

Ireland returns €5.4 million in seized funds to Nigeria

14 September 2021

Ireland slaps WhatsApp with GDPR fine over data processing arrangements

Ireland’s privacy watchdog fined WhatsApp €225 million, the second largest GDPR penalty to date after Luxembourg’s €746 million fine to US online retailer Amazon in July.

03 September 2021

Ireland prepares to usher in new corporate enforcement agency

20 August 2021

Ireland mulls whistleblower reforms

11 May 2021

Irish review body recommends boosting powers of anti-corruption agencies

04 December 2020

Irish corporate enforcer nets police reinforcements

23 November 2020

Google signs €500 million DPA in France over tax fraud

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Google’s French and Irish arms have agreed to pay €500 million to resolve allegations that they committed tax fraud between 2011 and 2014.

12 September 2019

Ireland’s anti-corruption law not in line with OECD convention

02 September 2019

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