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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Deferred Prosecution Agreement - Parent Responsibility in the UK

    On 4 July 2019, Mr Justice William Davis approved the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) entering into a three year Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Serco Geografix Limited (SGL). This is the...

    Disputes
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019 – A Sector By Sector Guide

    On Monday 17 June, the Government published its Climate Action Plan 2019, which sets out its proposed policy measures for addressing the threat of climate change in Ireland.

    Data Centres
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Waste and the Circular Economy

    The Climate Action Plan addresses the need focus on designing out waste, prioritising prevention of waste at every opportunity through eco-design, reuse and repair, taxation and levies.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Transport

    In 2017, transport accounted for 19.8% of Ireland's greenhouse gases. We are already over 98% dependent on fossil fuels and as the economy continues to grow, so too does the concern that transport...

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Enterprise

    In 2017, emissions from the enterprise sector (of which manufacturing is one of the largest) accounted for 13.4% of Ireland's greenhouse gases. The Climate Action Plan acknowledges the historical connection between buoyant...

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Electricity and Renewables

    On 17 June 2019, the Irish Government published the '2019 Climate Action Plan' and an 'Annex of Actions' together "the Plan") setting out a cross-sector suite of objectives and actions aimed at...

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Data Centres

    The Climate Action Plan 2019 (the Plan) references Data Centres (DCs) in different contexts.

    Data Centres
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Construction and Housing

    The Climate Action Plan addresses the need to improve energy efficiency of buildings by meeting higher energy performance standards and by increasing retrofit activity.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use

    The Climate Action Plan 2019 references Agriculture in various contexts.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    ICO announces biggest GDPR fines to date

    In the past two days, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued (potential) GDPR fines of £183.39m and £99.2m on British Airways (BA) and Marriott International Inc., respectively....

    Commercial & Technology
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    Despite inordinate and inexcusable delay, High Court refuses to dismiss claim for want of prosecution

    In Grant v Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources [2019] IEHC 468, Pilkington J found that although there had been inordinate and inexcusable delay in prosecuting the plaintiff's 16-year-old proceedings, the...

    Disputes
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    Dublin reaffirms its credentials as a key EU restructuring venue

    The recent approval by the Irish High Court of a scheme of arrangement that restructured US$1.65bn liabilities of Ballantyne Re plc (Ballantyne) confirms Dublin as one of the most...

    Restructuring & Insolvency