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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Update on the Electoral Reform Act 2022

    The Electoral Reform Act 2022 (the Act), brings about significant changes to the electoral system in Ireland.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Digital Services Act published in EU’s Official Journal

    The Digital Services Act (DSA) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union today. It will enter into force on 16 November 2022, i.e. 20 days from the date of publication in the Official Journal.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Private Equity 2022 – Ireland

    The Irish chapter provides an overview of the Irish M&A market, private equity developments and the latest legal information across a number of areas including the regulatory framework, transaction structuring, due diligence, deal terms, management incentivisation and exits.

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    Hague Judgments Convention to enter into force from 1 September 2023

    The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters (concluded 2 July 2019) (the Hague Judgments Convention / HJC) will come into force on 1 September 2023.

    Disputes
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    High Court orders company to pay unpaid bonuses to its CEO

    The High Court has recently delivered judgment in the case of Keating v Shannon Foynes Port Company in which the defendant company (the Company) was ordered to pay its CEO €297,863 in outstanding bonuses.

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    Directors’ duties in the zone of insolvency: has the law changed?

    The European Union (Preventive Restructuring) Regulations 2021 (the Regulations) were signed into law in Ireland on 27 July 2022.

    Corporate Governance & Compliance
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    International Comparative Legal Guide - Patents 2023

    See the latest edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide - Patents 2023 published by Global Legal Group.

    Commercial & Technology
  • article

    Tighter lobbying rules on the way: what businesses need to know

    On the 22 September 2022, the Government published the Regulation of Lobbying (Amendment) Bill 2022.

    Disputes
  • article

    Ireland’s new preventive restructuring regulations

    On 27 July 2022, the European Union (Preventive Restructuring) Regulations 2022 (S.I. 380/2022) amended the Irish Companies Act 2014.

    Restructuring & Insolvency
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    Employment law update: What’s happening between now and the end of the year?

    As we move into the final months of 2022, there are significant legislative developments on the horizon. In this briefing we take a look at some of the key developments coming down the line.

    Employment
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    Digital Services Act Update

    The Digital Services Act (DSA), a major EU regulation for online content, was signed into law yesterday.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Drone regulation in Ireland

    In the latest edition of Lexology Getting The Deal Through - Drone Regulation, Aviation & Transport Finance partner Marie O'Brien, Corporate partner Darran Nangle and solicitor Caoilinn Doran provide an insight into the legal drone regulations in Ireland.

    Aviation & Transport Finance