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    “Use it or lose it” approach to holidays -  Significant decisions from the European Court

    As the year draws to a close, many employers are re-setting their "leave year" clock and the natural question of what will happen to any untaken annual leave entitlement arises....

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Brexit: Dáil Éireann votes in favour of the EU-UK draft Brexit withdrawal agreement

    On 21 November 2018, the Irish lower house of parliament, Dáil Éireann, voted to approve a motion supporting the Draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK. 

    Brexit
  • Is fintech ready for a global regulatory sandbox?
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    Is fintech ready for a global regulatory sandbox?

    In August 2018, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced the creation of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), in collaboration with 11 other international financial regulators.

    Client Tech
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    Approved Profit Sharing Schemes (APSS)

    The APSS is an arrangement approved by the Revenue Commissioners which operates in tandem with an employee trust. It is a way of paying bonuses by awarding shares to employees...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Revenue Approved SAYE Schemes

    Revenue Approved SAYE Schemes are a tax efficient way of granting share options to employees.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    When do witness statements lose their privilege?

    In Defender Ltd v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Ltd [2018] IEHC 587, High Court, Twomey J, 15 October 2018 the Court had to consider whether a witness statement loses its privilege when it...

    Disputes
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    Data Protection Commission confirms list of processing operations requiring a DPIA

    Following the EDPB’s Opinion last month, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published a non-exhaustive list of processing operations requiring a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) to be...

    Commercial & Technology
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    BREXIT: White smoke becomes London fog –  businesses should study the current draft

    The publication on Wednesday 14 November of the 585-page draft UK Withdrawal Agreement means that there is now a potential deal on the table.

    Brexit
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    The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    On 7 November, the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2018 was passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas. The Bill implements the Fourth Money Laundering Directive.

    Financial Regulation
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    The Central Bank Strategic Plan 2019-2021 launched – 9 November 2018

    Speaking at the Dublin Chamber of Commerce on 9 November last, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), Philip R. Lane provided a brief outline of the CBI's new strategic...

    Finance
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    BREXIT:  We are not there yet!

    On 13 November 2018, reports emerged from Brussels and London that a 'deal' had been done between the EU and the UK on Brexit. The exact contents of the deal have not...

    Brexit
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    Legal Representation in Disciplinary Hearings – the Exception rather than the Rule?

    Legal Representation in Disciplinary Hearings – the Exception rather than the Rule?

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives