Legal Updates & Insights: P1980 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Irish share incentives developments

    The Revenue Commissioners have made some small but welcome changes to their guidance notes in relation to the operation of salary foregone and contributory (“buy one get one free”) arrangements...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Data Subjects’ Right of Appeal and Testing the Boundaries of “Personal Data”

    Under Section 26 of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, an appeal before the courts is provided for against a decision of the Data Protection Commissioner in relation to a complaint under...

    Commercial & Technology
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    New Guidance On Whether Hyperlinking May Constitute Copyright Infringement

    Under the Copyright Directive (2001/29/EC) the owner of copyright material has the exclusive right to control any "communications to the public" of their protected works.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Brexit - Selected Legal Aspects

    Dr Vincent Power, Head of A&L Goodbody’s EU & Competition Group, looks at the potential legal implications arising from Brexit. This article was first published in the Commercial Law...

    Brexit
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    Financial Services Regulation Update - Personal Current Account Providers in Northern Ireland

    Yesterday (May 17) was a busy day of regulatory publications focussing on the current account market. Not only did the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) publish a policy statement on the application...

    Finance
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    Workplace Relations Strategy – key points

    At the launch of the Workplace Relations Reform in 2011, the Government stated that its goal was to deliver a world class workplace relations system and infrastructure which would be simple...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Companies Act 2014 – Time For Action

    The Companies Act 2014 (the Act) was enacted on 23 December 2014 and the majority of it commenced and was brought into force on 1 June 2015 (Commencement).

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 – National Adaption Framework

    The Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (the Act) was signed into law on 10 December 2015. The Act comprises of a framework designed to achieve a low carbon, climate resilient,...

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    Brexit: The Implications for Shipping

    Dr Vincent Power, EU & Competition Partner, looks at impacts of Brexit on the shipping sector.

    Brexit
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    Ireland and Private Actions - The EU Damages Directive

    Alan McCarthy discusses the EU Damages Directive (Directive) (signed into law in the EU on 26 November 2014). The primary aim of the Directive is to make it easier for businesses and...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    FSO’s Decision that Claim Was Time Barred Upheld by High Court

    In Stowe & anor v Financial Services Ombudsman [2016] IEHC 199, High Court, Twomey J, 18 April 2016 Mr and Mrs Stowe sought to set aside a decision of the Financial Services Ombudsman (FSO), rejecting...

    Financial Regulation
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    Procurement Directives transposed into Irish Law

    On 5 May 2016 the European Union (Award of Public Authority Contracts) Regulations 2016 and the European Union (Award of Contracts by Utility Undertakings) Regulations 2016 were published.

    EU, Competition & Procurement