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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
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    Positive changes to Irish immigration rules and regulations

    There have been a number of recent developments in Ireland which further facilitate the ability of Irish employers to recruit skilled employees from outside the EEA.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Heather Hill Management Company CLG and Gabriel McGoldrick v An Bord Pleanala

    Heather Hill Management Company CLG and Gabriel McGoldrick (the Applicants) challenged a decision of An Bord Pleanala (the Board) to grant permission for a strategic housing development.

    Disputes
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    Firms must manage corruption risks

    Prior to joining A&L Goodbody, I spent a number of years working for the UK Serious Fraud Office, investigating and prosecuting corruption cases which have made headlines worldwide. This...

    Disputes
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    The new EU Regulation on the screening of Foreign Direct Investments

    On March 19, 2019, the European Union (EU) formally adopted Regulation (EU) 2019/452 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments (FDI) into...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Paid Parental Leave is on the way – what do Irish employers need to know?

    With the Summer break just around the corner, the question of childcare is at the forefront of many parents' minds, and so too the issue of parental leave entitlement.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: April 2019

    ESMA UCITS Q&A, ESMA AIFMD Q&A, ESMA MAR Q&A, ESAs on cyber resilience, EU Legislative Proposals, Distance Marketing Directive, Brexit, AML/ CTF/ Corruption

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments: April 2019

    Central Bank expectations on Fitness & Probity, Central Bank expectations on outsourcing risks, Central Bank Strategic Workplan in Securities and Markets Supervision, EU Financial Sanctions return.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: April 2019

    The dates for reporting by counterparties of securities financing transactions to trade repositories are now known. What does this mean for UCITS and AIFs?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Initial Public Offerings (IPO) Law Review 2019 - Ireland

    Matthew Cole, Corporate and M&A Partner at A&L Goodbody provides an insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscape in Ireland.

    Capital Markets - Equity
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    Re-registration of a company as another company type in the course of legal proceedings - Start Mortgages v Kavanagh

    In Start Mortgages v Kavanagh [2019] IEHC 216,  the High Court confirmed that, where legal proceedings had commenced, it was not necessary for a company to make a formal application to court...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Beneficial Ownership requirements affecting trusts and corporate entities

    The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 came into force on 22 March 2019, with the exception of Part 3 (which deals with the Central Register of Beneficial Ownership...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds