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    Gender Pay Gap Reporting - Is your company ready?

    New legislation is being considered by the Irish government and could soon be commenced.

    Gender Pay Gap
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    Ireland’s Gender Pay Gap Reporting Legislation – Temporary Pause for Brexit

    Over the course of 2018 Ireland took a number of steps towards introducing mandatory gender pay gap (GPG) reporting into Irish law. there are currently two separate bills on GPG reporting working their way through legislative process: the Government's Gender Pay Gap (Information) Bill and the separate Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap) Information Bill 2017.

    Brexit
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    Brexit Update: Asset Management & Investment Funds

    On 1 February 2019 ESMA confirmed the agreement of no-deal Brexit MoUs with the FCA. One MoU is between the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom (UK) covering the exchange of information in relation to credit rating agencies and trade repositories.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Ireland chapter in The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review 2019

    A legal guide to Acquisition and Leveraged Finance in Ireland

    Finance
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    Irish Businesses Face Higher EU Dawn Raid Risk Post-Brexit

    European Commission regularly "dawn raids" businesses across the European Union (EU) to try to uncover evidence of anti-competitive deals, abuse of dominance and unlawful State aid. These dawn raids are surprise unannounced visits by a team of European Commission inspectors.

    Brexit
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    Brexit Update – EU Settlement Scheme

    If you are an EU citizen, and want to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021, you (and your family) can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

    Brexit
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    Conducting Disciplinary Procedures

    Conducting disciplinary procedures can be a difficult task for any employer. Our Employment & Incentives Belfast team has outlined the key steps an organisation should take when conducting a disciplinary procedure.

    Employment & Incentives Belfast
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    Employment Case Law Review 2018

    Ailbhe Dennehy, Senior Associate, on the A&L Goodbody Employment team conducts a review of the top employment cases from 2018 in this webinar recording. 

    Employment
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    Are your employment contracts due a health check?

    Notwithstanding the uncertainty of Brexit and the relative stagnation of local government, employment law continues to evolve apace. That said, many businesses still rely on outdated template employment contracts for new and existing staff. We outline some of the critical changes.

    Employment & Incentives Belfast
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    FSPO Decisions 2018 - A Summary

    On 24 January 2019 the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) published 228 legally binding decisions from 2018. The FSPO indicated that the aim in publishing the decisions was to enhance transparency and understanding of the powers and services of the FSPO. The powers of the FSPO are extensive – it can award compensation of up to €500,000 and it can also  direct a regulated...

    Disputes
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    BREXIT: May’s Maze? 

    With 59 days to go until B-Day, it is still not clear what will happen.  Among the several plates which are spinning are: The UK's House of Commons is still voting on what the UK should do next.  There is expected to be another "meaningful vote" over the next few weeks on whether to accept the draft withdrawal agreement but in the interim, parliament is considering a series of procedural votes...

    Brexit
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    New corporate governance compliance requirement for some Irish listed PLCs

    The 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (the New Code) replaces the version of the Code issued by the UK's Financial reporting Council (FRC) in April 2016.  The New Code applies to financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2019. Consequently, companies that are subject to the New Code must take the necessary steps to ensure that their policies and procedures are updated this year, in order...

    Corporate and M&A