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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Data centres shaping our electricity future

    On 8 March 2021, EirGrid and the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications launched a nationwide consultation report on the future of Ireland’s electricity system (the Consultation Report).

    Data Centres
  • Northern Ireland update - Roadmap out of the pandemic, vaccinations and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
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    Northern Ireland update - Roadmap out of the pandemic, vaccinations and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

    On 13 May 2021, the Northern Ireland Executive (the Executive) issued its latest guidance for navigating the coronavirus pandemic in which it announced further easing of restrictions.

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) – the future of construction in Ireland?

    The significant shortage of houses in Ireland has been well publicised in recent years and indeed was one of the driving forces behind the 'Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness' and the more recent 'Project 2040 National Planning Framework'. 

    Construction
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    Brexit: Caught unawares by the possible UK-Australia beef deal? Monitor other possible deals

    Many in the UK and elsewhere have been surprised by the possibility that a "no-quota/no-tariff" deal between the UK and Australia could mean huge imports of Australian beef into the UK.

    Brexit
  • Antigen testing, vaccinations and ventilation: What’s new in the updated Work Safely Protocol?
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    Antigen testing, vaccinations and ventilation: What’s new in the updated Work Safely Protocol?

    A new version of the Work Safely Protocol has recently been published. It provides guidance for employers and employees on antigen testing, vaccinations and ventilation.

    COVID-19
  • Hybrid working and the ‘death of the office’: the future of the post-pandemic workplace
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    Hybrid working and the ‘death of the office’: the future of the post-pandemic workplace

    The COVID-19 pandemic may have generated widespread uncertainty but as we emerge from lockdown, one thing is clear, the workplace landscape is changing.

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    TAC determination: VAT recovery entitlement in relation to the acquisition of investment property

    The TAC issued its determination on 23 February 2021 in relation to an appeal concerning VAT recovery entitlement regarding the acquisition of investment property (TAC determination released on 14 May 2021).

    Tax Disputes & Enquiries
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    Registration of Aircraft – FAQs and Impact of Brexit

    This audio provides information on the Registration of Aircraft in Ireland, with a particular focus on the most frequently asked questions received from our clients and the impact of Brexit.

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    IORP II regulations - The countdown to compliance

    On 22 April 2021, the Irish government enacted the European Communities (Occupational Pension Scheme) Regulations 2021 (the Regulations) which transposed Directive (EU) 2016/2341 (the IORP II Directive) into Irish law. 

    Pensions & Incentives
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    New Recovery Planning Regulations for (Re)insurers authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland

    Under new Regulations commenced on 19 April 2021, (re)insurers authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) are now required to prepare pre-emptive recovery plans by 31 March 2022.

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    Irish TAC and Revenue annual reports

    The Irish Tax Appeals Commission and Irish Revenue Commissioners recently published their 2020 Annual Reports.

    Tax
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    Good Practice Principles for Community Benefit Funds under RESS

    On 30 March 2021, the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications published a draft of the Good Practice Principles for Community Benefit Funds (the GPP) under the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS 1) for public consultation.

    Energy & Natural Resources