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  • Extended furlough and the vaccine roll-out: What the employer needs to know
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    Extended furlough and the vaccine roll-out: What the employer needs to know

    Updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been published following increased restrictions across Great Britain and Northern Ireland aimed at controlling the  spread of COVID-19.

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • COVID-19: Derivative actions against directors
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    COVID-19: Derivative actions against directors

    The economic damage resulting from the coronavirus-induced national lockdown has led to ‘life or death’ decision-making by directors. Nonetheless, directors’ actions are still vulnerable  to scrutiny by shareholders, and a...

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    Top five takeaways from “Making Remote Work”

    The Irish government recently published its strategy for national remote working, called "Making Remote Work" (the Strategy).

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
  • Update to COVID-19 employer and employee income supports
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    Update to COVID-19 employer and employee income supports

    As Ireland is facing into potentially the longest lockdown since the COVID-19 pandemic began, employers and employees once again find themselves in need of financial support from the Irish government.

    COVID-19
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    Recovering service charges under a lease:  Court of Appeal provides clarification

    The recent English Court of Appeal case of Sara & Hossein Asset Holdings v Blacks Outdoor Retail [2020] EWCA Civ 1521 is of interest to both landlords and tenants – particularly in respect of...

    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Belfast
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    Health and Safety Authority publishes its Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics for 2018-2019

    In December 2020, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) published its Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics for 2018-2019.

    Health & Safety
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    A shot across the bows

    The CBI has threatened to sanction certain aircraft lessors and other 'Schedule 2 firms' if they are AML non-compliant. In our latest publication, we provide practical guidance on managing this risk.

    Financial Regulation
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    Brexit: Investment funds toolkit

    The EU and UK concluded a Trade and Cooperation Agreement effective from 1 January 2021. There is little in it for financial services and the implications for Irish regulated investment funds are,...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Central Bank Focus on Individual Accountability in 2020

    The Central Bank's Individual Accountability Framework is much-anticipated, with draft heads of Bill originally promised for year-end 2019. Although the Bill is on the government's legislative programme, no draft has been...

    Financial Regulation
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    EBA consults on Draft Guidelines in internal governance under the Investment Firms Directive

    The European Banking Authority is consulting on Draft Guidelines on internal governance for investment firms categorised as Class 2 firms under the Investment Firms Directive.

    Financial Regulation
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    Establishment of the Irish Gambling Regulator in 2021

    An optimistic start to 2021 for the Irish gambling industry, with recent media reports indicating that the long awaited Gambling Regulator will be established by the summer of 2021.

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Public consultation to review aspects of Irish Competition & Merger Control Law

    Ireland's Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment – the Irish Government's business ministry – has commenced a public consultation to review certain aspects of competition law in Ireland.

    EU, Competition & Procurement