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News / December, 2018

Changes to Central Credit Register Reporting Regime

December 2018
A recent legislative change has closed a loophole in the Credit Reporting Act 2013 (the “Act”) with the effect of bringing HP and PCP arrangements within the…

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News / December, 2018

Employer’s Christmas Survival Guide

December 2018
The arrival of December sees the start of the Christmas party season with employees throughout the country embracing the festive season with good cheer and…

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News / November, 2018

‘Invest in Ireland’ event

November 2018
Brendan Ringrose, partner in our Corporate team, was delighted to co-host and promote an ‘Invest in Ireland’ event for Canadian-based global technology,…

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News / October, 2018

The Land Development Agency Explained

October 2018
The Land Development Agency (Establishment) Order 2018 (the “Order”) set up the Land Development Agency (“LDA”) which was launched on 13 September…

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News / October, 2018

Severe Weather Approaching – the importance of a good force majeure clause

October 2018
Storm season has well and truly arrived with Ireland having already been hit with multiple storms, including three storms within one week. Storm Ali in particular…

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News / October, 2018

Intellectual Property and the implications of a “No Deal” Brexit

October 2018
With the possibility of a “no deal” Brexit looming, Irish businesses and, in particular, the holders of UK registered Intellectual Property (IP) rights need to…

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News / October, 2018

Revised Merger Notification Thresholds

October 2018
The obligation to notify mergers and acquisitions to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is subject to certain turnover thresholds being met by…

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News / October, 2018

Merging of Companies under the Companies Act, 2014

October 2018
A merger in Irish law occurs where two or more companies are combined into a single legal entity and the other company or companies cease to exist without going into…

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News / October, 2018

Guide to Defective Products Litigation in EMEA

October 2018
If you manufacture, produce, distribute or sell products you are responsible for ensuring they are safe and free from defects that may cause damage or injury. Failure…

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News / September, 2018

Protection of Trade Secrets Regulations now in force in Ireland

September 2018
The European Union (Protection of Trade Secrets) Regulations 2018 (the Regulations) were implemented in Ireland on 9 June 2018. The Regulations implement EU…

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News / February, 2019

€750 million State Loans Scheme to provide 7,500 homes in the next five years

February 2019

On 28 January 2019 it was announced that the new State lender for small and medium sized developers known as Home Building Finance Ireland (“HBFI”) has…

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News / February, 2019

Master of the High Court will no longer hear Debt Cases

February 2019

A recent practice direction from the President of The High Court has rid the Master of the power to preside over debt proceedings. The Direction provides that,…

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News / February, 2019

Guide to Monitoring Employees in the Workplace

January 2019

The monitoring of employees’ activities in the workplace is a sensitive and often contentious issue. On the one hand, an employee has the right to privacy and…

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