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    EAT case highlighting employer’s obligations in absence management cases

    A recent determination from the Employment Appeals Tribunal provides a useful reminder of an employer's obligations when managing employees who are absent on sick leave.

    Pensions & Incentives
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    DPC’s Annual Report 2014 – What insights does it provide into regulation by the Irish DPC?

    As usual, the Data Protection Commissioner's Annual Report reveals some interesting trends, statistics and case-studies, and provides an insight into priority areas being pursued by the DPC.

    GDPR
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    Shipping Regulatory Summit to be held in Brussels

    On 8 May 2015, the European Commission announced that DG Competition will host the second Global Maritime Regulatory Summit on 18 June 2015 in Brussels. It will be a follow-up to the first Summit in Washington in December 2013.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    The Inward Investment and International Taxation Review 2015 (Ireland)

    Peter Maher, Partner and Head of Tax, A&L Goodbody provides an overview of the tax issues and opportunities in Ireland.

    Investing in Ireland
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    Legal Competitiveness for International Tech

    John Whelan, Resident Partner San Francisco and Head of International Technology Practice at A&L Goodbody shares some insights on the advantages of Ireland’s legal offering for the international technology sector.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Holiday Pay – NI Court of Appeal unlocks the door for voluntary overtime

    The Northern Irish Court of Appeal has, this morning, held that the Belfast Tribunal ruled in error on its interpretation of Bear Scotland.

    Belfast
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments

    On the Domestic Front, we look at Gareth Murphy's speech (which includes consideration of AIFMD 3rd country passport), Board and Corporate Governance Requirements, Central Bank Q&A on the Companies Act 2014, revised AIF Rulebook, updated AIFMD Q&A, updated UCITS Q&A, ONR Annual Sub-fund Profile Return, EuSEFs, EuVECAs and Markets update.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Licensing of Private Investigators mandatory from 1 November 2015

    On 14 May 2015, the Private Security (Licensing and Standards) (Private Investigator) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No 195 of 2015) were signed into law.

    Investing in Ireland
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    Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner for 2014

    The Data Protection Commissioner, Helen Dixon, has published her Annual Report for 2014.

    Investing in Ireland
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    Corporate Governance Update June 2015

    This article contains a round up of all recent corporate governance developments.

    Investing in Ireland
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    Assembly of a product amounts to manufacturing for the purposes of the Liability for Defective Products Act 1991

    In McGarry v McGarry & ors [2015] IEHC 426 the High Court made a finding of liability for personal injuries against the third defendant who was the supplier of a glass top table which had shattered and caused personal injuries to the three year old plaintiff resulting in partial amputation of her big toe.

    Disputes
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    Registration of Ships: How is the Transfer of Ships Between EU Registers Working?

    While the European Commission contemplated the creation of an EU register (the so-called “EUROS” proposal), the regime remains (and is likely to remain) one characterised by Member States having their own national registers (whether one national registry or a national registry with a parallel one) rather than there being an EU register.

    EU, Competition & Procurement