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Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    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
  • article

    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
  • article

    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
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds September 2022

    Domestically, the European Union (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2022 implement the UCITS delegated directive (EU) 2021/1270 on integrating sustainability risks & factors. At European level, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) submitted some further queries to the EU Commission relating to the interpretation of the SFDR.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance September 2022

    Domestically, the CBI published its Insurance Quarterly Newsletter on 16 September 2022. At European level, on 5 September 2022, EIOPA published monthly technical information on the relevant risk free interest rate term structures with reference to the end of July 2022.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral September 2022

    Domestically, on 12 September 2022, the CBI published the pre-Budget letter sent to the Minister for Finance by Governor Gabriel Makhlouf on 22 July 2022. At European level, on 16 September 2022, the ECB announced that it will collaborate with five companies to develop potential user interfaces for the digital euro.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms September 2022

    Domestically, on 8 September 2022, the CBI published a statistical release regarding special purpose entities. At European level, on 27 September 2022, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a statement reminding firms to consider inflation and inflation risk when applying relevant MiFID II requirements in the interest of investor protection.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds