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Legal Updates & Insights

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    The ‘Ordinary Reasonable Reader’ in the Social Media Age

    The role of the judge or jury in a defamation case is to determine how the ordinary reasonable reader understands alleged defamatory material. In the case of Stocker v Stocker (2019)...

    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Belfast
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    Closure of doors linking retail spaces amounted to a material breach of planning permission

    In Camiveo Ltd v. Dunnes Stores, the Court of Appeal upheld a finding of the High Court that Dunnes Stores were in breach of the planning permission for Edward Square...

    Disputes
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    Re-domiciling to Ireland as an ICAV

    The Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015 (Act) provides for the re-domiciliation of non-Irish corporate funds into Ireland as ICAVs. The Act states that a migrating body may apply to the...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • article

    Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

    Mental health is one of the main causes of absence from work, with 'work-related stress' being cited as the most common mental health condition causing absence. A recent study found...

    Belfast
  • FinTech in Ireland 2019
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    FinTech in Ireland 2019

    An overview of the fintech landscape in Ireland

    Client Tech
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    Increased Parental Leave Entitlements - Another Step Forward

    Our recent update outlined the Government's proposals to introduce two weeks paid parental leave from November 2019 (via its Parental Leave and Benefit Bill 2019). Last week Ireland took another step forward...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance Bulletin - Cross Sectoral April 2019

    Domestic News - The Department of Finance launched the new strategy "Ireland for Finance" applicable to the international financial services sector. Amongst other updates, the CBI published a template Key...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Insurance April 2019

    Domestic News - The CBI published its Insurance Quarterly Newsletter. European News - the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) consulted on corrections and amendments to the implementing standards...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance Bulletin - Investment Firms April 2019

    Domestic News - Under the Benchmarks Regulation, Euronext announced that ESMA had registered four of its market operators as Benchmark Administrators. European News - ESMA has provided a number of...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance Bulletin - Funds April 2019

    Domestic News - the CBI set out its workplan and highlighted areas of strategic focus in relation to funds supervision. European News - The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance Bulletin - Banking April 2019

    Domestic News - There is little to report in terms of notable developments. The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has published a financial stability note in relation to the real-estate...

    Financial Regulation
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    High Court confirms enforceability of jurisdiction clause agreed electronically by “click-wrapping”

    In Ryanair dac v SC Vola.ro srl [2019] IEHC 239 the Irish High Court confirmed the enforceability of a jurisdiction clause contained within a website's Terms of Use, finding the user...

    Commercial & Technology