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News / September, 2019

The legal effect of Lay Offs caused by the current dispute in the Meat Industry

September 2019
Unemployment levels in Ireland are currently at a 10-year low.  However, recent strike action in the beef industry and, in particular in meat processing factories,…

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News / September, 2019

The Register of Beneficial Owners goes Live

September 2019
Earlier in June, we discussed the obligations on companies under the European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations…

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News / September, 2019

Update on the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act

September 2019
The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 (the “Act”) was signed into law on 24 May 2019 amending the Residential Tenancies Acts 2004 to 2016 (the…

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News / August, 2019

Supreme Court makes Important Decision on the scope of Discovery

August 2019
Despite attempts to limit the spiralling of costs of litigation and increase efficiency in the Irish Legal System, the costs of litigation remain significant and one…

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News / August, 2019

Supreme Court Clarifies Test for the Grant of Preliminary Injunctions

August 2019
On 31 July 2019, the Supreme Court of Ireland delivered an important and far-reaching judgment on the correct principles to be adopted in applications for preliminary…

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News / June, 2019

New Practice Direction on the Renewal Of Summons

June 2019
Mr Justice Kelly has recently issued a reminder to practitioners about the rules on the renewal of Summons enacted earlier this year. On 11 January 2019, SI 482, Rules…

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News / June, 2019

Registration of Wills Bill

June 2019
Ireland, by its continued absence of a National Register of Wills, has failed to conform to European best practice. However, the progression of The Registration of Wills…

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News / June, 2019

GDPR – First Anniversary

June 2019
Whitney Moore were delighted to host an evening to mark the first anniversary of GDPR and to encourage data literacy.
David Pierse and Sophie Quinn from our Corporate…

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News / June, 2019

New Beneficial Ownership Regulations

June 2019
The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 (‘Regulations’) came into force on 22 March 2019.
To…

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News / May, 2019

Changes to the processing of Claims through the PIAB

May 2019
The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2019 (the ‘2019 Act’) came into effect on 3 April 2019.
The following are some of the key new…

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News / April, 2021

WRC in line for major changes after recent Supreme Court Decision

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that, whilst the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) is compatible with the Constitution in its administration of justice, there are a…

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News / April, 2021

A Brief Look into the New Personal Injuries Guidelines

Introduction
On the 6th of March 2021, the Judicial Council voted in favour of adopting the New Personal Injuries Guidelines (“the Guidelines”) drafted by the Personal…

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News / April, 2021

New Rules Allow for Remote Execution of Affidavits

The Rules of the Superior Courts (Affidavits) 2021 (S.I. No. 127/2021) came into effect on 31 March 2021 and will be welcomed by many practitioners and clients around the country….

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