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    Irish High Court refuses application to stay proceedings and refer dispute to arbitration

    In The Lisheen Mine (being a partnership between Vedanta Lisheen Mining Limited and Killoran Lisheen Mining Limited) v Mullock and Sons (Shipbrokers) Limited and Vertom Shipping and Trading BV [2015] IEHC 50,...

    Disputes
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    The Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle is coming soon

    The long awaited legislation which provides for the establishment of the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (the ICAV) has now been passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: The Effects on Companies

    The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill (the Bill) is currently making its way through Parliament, bringing with it a number of important changes to company law. The intention of...

    Belfast
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    China Proposes Draft New Foreign Investment Law

    The Chinese Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") released the draft of its proposed new foreign investment law (the "Draft Law") for public consultation on 19 January 2015.

    Investing in Ireland
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    Review of M&A activity in 2014 and considerations for 2015

    With the recent devolvement of corporation tax setting powers, the frequent announcements of new jobs coming into Northern Ireland not to mention the reported increase in the level of activity...

    Belfast
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    ‘Zero Hours’ contracts are here to stay

    The public consultation on the use of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland closed at the end of September 2014. Following the consultation process, Minister Farry announced this week that an outright...

    Belfast
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    ICAV bill passes all stages in the Oireachtas

    The legislation which provides for the establishment of the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (the ICAV) has now been passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas. The ICAV is a new...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Central Bank publishes report on Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism & Financial Sanctions Compliance in Irish banking sector

    The Central Bank of Ireland today published a report of its observations in relation to Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and Financial Sanctions (FS) compliance by...

    Financial Regulation
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    Central Bank publishes enforcement priorities for 2015

    On 9 February 2015 the Central Bank of Ireland published a statement of enforcement priorities for 2015. This is its fifth annual statement of areas on which it intends to focus in order...

    Financial Regulation
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    Compulsory retirement leads to award of 24,000

    The Equality Tribunal (the Tribunal) recently issued its latest determination on the topical subject of age discrimination and compulsory retirement (Richard Lett v Earagail Eisc Teo (DEC E2014-076). The...

    Employment
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    Meeting Competitors: What executives may, and, may not do - The Competition Law Angle

    Every executive in business inevitably meets competitors. Commercial life probably could not function if one did not meet competitors at some point – for example, at meetings of trade associations, where...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Case Update: Obesity now a Disability?

    The Industrial Tribunal decision in Neil Bickerstaff –and- Gerard Butcher (Case Ref: 92/14) has attracted considerable media attention over recent days and with good reason. The decision is the first reported...

    Belfast