Legal Updates & Insights: P540 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Litigating with a UK entity post Brexit

    The Brexit transition period expired on 31 December 2020. From 1 January 2021 new rules apply when dealing with UK entities regarding which courts have jurisdiction to deal with disputes; how any UK court judgment can be enforced in Ireland and how to serve UK entities with Irish legal proceedings.

    Brexit
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    Energy and the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

    As of 1 January 2021, the United Kingdom is no longer part of the EU's internal energy market and the framework for energy trading between the UK and the EU is governed by Title VIII of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

    Brexit
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    Ireland’s Corporation Tax Roadmap January 2021 Update

    The Irish Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, recently published an update to Ireland's Corporation Tax Roadmap (Roadmap).

    Tax
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    The Hamilton Review: some views from outside the room where it happened

    In our latest publication we examine some of the recommendations contained in the Hamilton Review Group report and ask whether they would have the desired impact on Ireland's ability to tackle economic crime cases.

    Disputes
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    The EU Sustainability-Related Disclosures Regulation (SFDR)

    The EU Sustainability-Related Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) forms part of a broader package of legislation being introduced by the European Commission as part of its Action Plan on Sustainable Finance.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Beneficial ownership and Irish investment funds

    There are beneficial ownership requirements relevant for Irish authorised fund management companies and for collective investment schemes structured as companies, ICAVs, unit trusts, CCFs and ILPs.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    New code on preventing and addressing workplace bullying

    Effective from 23 December 2020, the new Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work provides employers with fresh legal direction on what constitutes workplace bullying and what employers are expected to do when presented with allegations of bullying. 

    Employment
  • 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 significant risk in a legal dispute is the derivative action.

    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
  • 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 the amount payable under the service charge and the landlord’s ability to recover service charge arrears.

    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Belfast