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  • Recent developments in Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance in the Irish construction industry
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    Recent developments in Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance in the Irish construction industry

    The Irish construction Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance market has been noticeably hardening in recent years. Having enjoyed quite a lengthy period of relatively stable market conditions, it is our experience...

    Construction
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    Central Bank Consumer and Investor Protection Priorities

    Director General for Financial Conduct, Derville Rowland, outlined the Central Bank of Ireland's (Central Bank) priorities for consumer and investor protection for 2021 at an online event on 16 March 2021.  The priorities...

    Financial Regulation
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    Supreme Court Clarifies when new arguments and new evidence can be admitted in Non-Plenary Appeals

    In delivering its judgment in Ennis vs Allied Irish Bank plc1 , the Supreme Court provided useful guidance as to the tests to be applied when assessing whether new arguments and...

    Disputes
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    Supreme Court confirms that Irish security for costs orders are compatible with EU law

    The Supreme Court this week delivered judgment in two separate security for costs appeals.

    Disputes
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    Five things you might not have known about Brexit’s Trade and Cooperation Agreement

    Despite being announced on 24 December 2020 and signed on 30 December 2020, the TCA is still not in full force.  For example, it is still only "provisional". The European Parliament and the European...

    Brexit
  • COVID-19: Remote courts are here to stay
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    COVID-19: Remote courts are here to stay

    In a series of articles last year, we explored the development of remote courts in Ireland as a result of the pandemic. Twelve months on, it seems that remote courts...

    COVID-19
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    CCPC publishes its Consumer Protection List for 2020

    On 9 March 2021, the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) published its Consumer Protection List for the period 1 January to 31 December 2020.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Updates to the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015 (‘ICAV Act’)

    To secure Ireland’s competitiveness in international financial services, the Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Act ('2020 Act') has made several improvements to the ICAV Act.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Cartels and Leniency Law in Ireland 2021

    Dr Vincent Power, Head of A&L Goodbody's EU, Competition & Procurement Group, provides an overview of the legal framework, policies and guidance in relation to cartels and leniency law in...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Pharma mergers: International working group formed to review how pharma deals are reviewed on competition grounds

    Some mergers and acquisitions in the pharma sector have proved challenging and controversial. Given the impact of COVID-19, it is likely that pharma deals will be scrutinised even more thoroughly...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Social media advertising and marketing – when to #hashtag and when not to?

    In these pandemic times, it is not surprising that Irish consumers are flooding the digital high street seeking out the latest trends and treats.

    Disputes
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    Agent for Change? Publication by the European Commission of a Working Paper providing guidance in relation to dual role agents

    On 5 February, the European Commission published a Working Paper setting out guidance on the circumstances which may warrant disapplication of the prohibition on anti-competitive arrangements contained in Article 101(1) TFEU in...

    EU, Competition & Procurement