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From TheJournal.ie Wells Fargo fined €5.8m by Central Bank over failures in regulatory reporting Regulations

Wells Fargo fined €5.8m by Central Bank over failures in regulatory reporting

A spokesperson for the bank said it had made ‘significant improvements’ to systems, processes and resources.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws Airbnb

Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws Exclusive

Data scraped from site shows widespread use of ‘domestic’ units as short-term lets.

From TheJournal.ie Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws New Rules

Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has asked politicians not to take heed to representations made to them calling for a delay.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank to scrap code of conduct for banks on the transfer of mortgages as it's 'not relevant' Homeowners' Rights

Central Bank to scrap code of conduct for banks on the transfer of mortgages as it's 'not relevant'

Sinn Féin’s No Consent, No Sale Bill aims to puts the code on a statutory footing.

From TheJournal.ie Minister appoints counsellor board that will deal with 'rogue' psychotherapists and crisis pregnancy agencies Regulations

Minister appoints counsellor board that will deal with 'rogue' psychotherapists and crisis pregnancy agencies

The board’s work will take a minimum of two years to complete.

From TheJournal.ie Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer Abortion Services

Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer

It could be a number of years before these ‘counsellors’ are outlawed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be mandatory inspections for childminders? Regulations This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory inspections for childminders?

Only a fraction of all childminders are registered with authorities.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've had my rent put up twice in seven days - then I was told to leave over bin bags' Rent A Room

'I've had my rent put up twice in seven days - then I was told to leave over bin bags'

Homeowners can earn up to €14,000 a year tax free by renting out a room in their home.

From TheJournal.ie Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it Be Careful

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it

There are a few essential things you need to before you fly your drone.

From TheJournal.ie Contaminated face paints and heavy metals in make-up among safety problems found in cosmetics Regulations

Contaminated face paints and heavy metals in make-up among safety problems found in cosmetics

One in ten of all 471 products tested were found to be non-compliant with Ireland’s health product watchdog’s health and safety regulations.

From The42 Connacht left frustrated by EPCR registration issue before play-off Rules

Connacht left frustrated by EPCR registration issue before play-off

The western province had planned to start Eoin Griffin at outside centre.

From The42 'I got Malakai Fekitoa straight out of school, he was living in his car at the time' Project Players

'I got Malakai Fekitoa straight out of school, he was living in his car at the time'

The residency regulation in rugby has increased to five years, but what will really change?

From TheJournal.ie Airbnb hosts in Dublin made €52 million last year Homesharing

Airbnb hosts in Dublin made €52 million last year

A new report shows that the typical Airbnb host made €4,900.

From TheJournal.ie Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away Not So Fast

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away

You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.

From TheJournal.ie A Roscommon takeaway and bakery were both served with closure orders last month Food Safety

A Roscommon takeaway and bakery were both served with closure orders last month

In addition, a kebab take-away in Co Mayo was also served with a closure order.

From TheJournal.ie Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

From TheJournal.ie How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people Emergency Response

How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people

Tests from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team will help shape EU regulations.

From TheJournal.ie A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules Tax Inversion

A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules

The new rules are aimed at stopping US companies setting up bases abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Applying for a passport? New measures to combat identity theft are being introduced Public Services Card

Applying for a passport? New measures to combat identity theft are being introduced

New measures by the Passport Service of Ireland will be introduced at the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous Opinion

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

From TheJournal.ie Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption Opinion

Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption

Corruption is a health risk to our democracy, writes Nuala Haughey.

From TheJournal.ie The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you? Net Neutrality

The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you?

The new legislation surrounding net neutrality has left many concerned, but there is still hope.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think... Come Fly With Me

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...

For one, you’ll need two people if you want to properly capture footage.

From TheJournal.ie Was your favourite take-away closed over safety concerns last month? Nil By Mouth

Was your favourite take-away closed over safety concerns last month?

17 food businesses around the country were.

From TheJournal.ie Berkeley survivors reunited as city attempts to prevent another tragedy Aoife Beary

Berkeley survivors reunited as city attempts to prevent another tragedy

Aoife Beary is due to move the same centre as Hannah Waters and Clodagh Cogley.

From TheJournal.ie The EU has unveiled a new logo that shows which devices follow its privacy laws Tagged

The EU has unveiled a new logo that shows which devices follow its privacy laws

The growing use of RFID chips in devices has caused the European Commission to put together regulations for them, ensuring no legal ‘grey zone’ emerges from their use.

From TheJournal.ie Dell is now the largest company to accept payments in Bitcoin Virtual Currency

Dell is now the largest company to accept payments in Bitcoin

The computer giant’s CEO Michael Dell made the announcement on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here TTIP

Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here

Kevin Thornton has warned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to the introduction of genetically-modified foods here. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said that GM foods are safe to eat.

From TheJournal.ie Market traders dismiss criticism from local businesses as 'begrudgery' Food Fight

Market traders dismiss criticism from local businesses as 'begrudgery'

Des Vallely, the co-director of Irish Village Markets, said that restaurants should focus on the quality and price of their produce, rather than ‘giving out’ about competitors.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms Pat Rabbitte

Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms

However, it has been criticised for ‘not going far enough’, with tax increases falling short of what was recommended by an Oireachtas committee.

From TheJournal.ie European Commission proposes rules for the operation of unmanned drones Civil Drones

European Commission proposes rules for the operation of unmanned drones

The new regulations would allow remotely piloted devices to be treated the same way as piloted aircraft.

From TheJournal.ie Japan decides bitcoin isn't a currency, but will be taxed Regulations

Japan decides bitcoin isn't a currency, but will be taxed

Under the new regulations, the Japanese government will treat bitcoin like any other goods and services, and will tax any transactions made using it.

From TheJournal.ie Japan expected to impose taxes and regulations on bitcoin this week Crackdown

Japan expected to impose taxes and regulations on bitcoin this week

The country is expected to issue new guidelines on bitcoin this week which will prevent banks from opening accounts or serving as bitcoin exchanges

From TheJournal.ie EU Justice Chief calls for tougher sanctions for companies that break data protection laws Legislation

EU Justice Chief calls for tougher sanctions for companies that break data protection laws

The new legislation would see companies being fined 2 per cent of their global annual turnover for breaching data protection legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act to come into force on 1 January Abortion

Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act to come into force on 1 January

The Department of Health confirmed today after speculation about when exactly the legislation would come into force.

From TheJournal.ie Vets 'shocked' that tail docking could be allowed under new regulations Animal Welfare This post contains images

Vets 'shocked' that tail docking could be allowed under new regulations

A prominent Irish vet has said that allowing tail docking will set back the case of animal welfare in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy Flight Time

Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy

Rest days have been increased and night flights shortened but unions in Ireland and Britain say it could effectively increase flight times in some states.

From TheJournal.ie 'Violent outrages' and 'general humiliations' targeted as thousands of obsolete laws cut Off The Books

'Violent outrages' and 'general humiliations' targeted as thousands of obsolete laws cut

Outdated proclamations, including one from King George III calling for a ‘general fast and humiliation’ are set for the chop as part of an overhaul of the statute book

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help Animal Welfare

ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help

The ISPCA received 1,524 calls over the whole of 2012 – and has taken 1,372 calls so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades Damp Squib

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades

Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.

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