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    Irish High Court rules arbitral award may constitute a debt for the purposes of bankruptcy proceedings

    In Des Hennessey v Building Contractors Ltd v O'Beirne [2015] IEHC 596, the Irish High Court considered whether the arbitrator had been validly appointed and whether the petitioner was entitled to enforce...

    Disputes
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    Directing the Directors: Injunction granted preventing the holding of an EGM

    The High Court, in a decision handed down on 28 September last, granted an injunction to the petitioner, Petroceltic International Plc preventing the holding of an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) that...

    Corporate Governance & Compliance
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    Transfer Tools Post Schrems: EU Data Protection Authorities’ Common Position on Model Contacts

    Model Contracts are standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data outside the EU/EEA which have been approved by the European Commission.

    Privacy & Data Security
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    UCITS V – Spotlight on the Depositary

    UCITS V is set to be transposed into law by 18 March 2016 and clients are now beginning to plan and prepare for its impact from a depositary perspective.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The burning question: are e-cigarettes permitted in the workplace?

    Over the past number of years, electronic cigarettes (often referred to as 'e-cigarettes') have become increasingly popular across the world, and in particular, throughout the UK, following the 'smoking ban'...

    Belfast
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    Budget 2016 – What do employers need to know?

    From an employer's perspective, the most significant change is the increase in the minimum wage. The increase was well flagged as the publication of the Low Pay Commission's first report...

    Employment
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    Mediation Bill to be published later this year

    The Minister for Justice has recently announced that the long awaited Mediation Bill will be published later this year. The aim of the proposed Bill is to allow for mediation...

    Disputes
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    Industrial Action – Striking Fear in Employers – Top Ten Tips

    Picketing is not lawful if picketers are engaged in abusive or threatening behavior, or if there are excessive numbers at the picket having regard to the size and location of...

    Employment
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    High Court Orders Disclosure of Litigation Funding Agreement

    The controversial issue of litigation funding is continuing to tax the Irish Courts.

    Disputes
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    Detailed Analysis of UCITS Regulations 2015

    On 5 October 2015 the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) published new Central Bank UCITS Regulations which will commence on 1 November 2015 (CB UCITS Regulations).

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Data in Disarray: The Aftermath of the Safe Harbour Decision

    The judgment runs to 28 pages and it contains some far-reaching pronouncements on the citizen's right to privacy and the limits to state interference with that right. These aspects of the...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Leading Online Travel Agency, Booking.com, gives Competition Law Commitment in regard to Pricing Offers on Hotels and other Accomodation in Ireland

    Online travel agencies (known as “OTA”s) enable consumers to visit an OTA website to seek, compare and book rooms in various forms of accommodation (e.g., hotels, hostels and...

    EU, Competition & Procurement