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  • Article

    Key takeaways from the recently published An Bord Pleanala Annual Report 2019

    An Bord Pleanála (the Board) published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2019 on 30 June 2020 (the Report).

    Environmental & Planning
  • Update to COVID-19 employer and employee supports
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    Update to COVID-19 employer and employee supports

    Further recent changes have been announced in respect of employer and employee supports. We have updated our summary of these supports to reflect recent changes.

    COVID-19
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    Employers must act now before ‘Single Person Corporate Vehicles’ drive into April 2021

    With the unprecedented effect COVID-19 has had (and continues to have) many employers breathed a sigh of relief when the UK government announced that the Finance Bill 2020 due to be...

    Employment & Incentives Belfast
  • Article

    EDPB publishes draft guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor

    On 7 September 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued draft guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor.

    Commercial & Technology
  • Article

    EBA and ESMA consultation paper on Guidelines on the assessment of suitability of members of the management body and key function holders

    The European Banking Authority and the European Securities Markets Authority have opened a consultation on changes to the Joint ESMA and EBA Guidelines on the assessment of suitability of members...

  • Article

    EBA Consultation Paper on Internal Governance Guidelines

    Proposed revisions to the European Banking Authority (EBA) Guidelines on internal governance (the EBA Guidelines) are currently under consultation.

  • Article

    New Money Laundering Bill 2020

    New Money Laundering Bill 2020

  • Article

    Companies Act 2020: Insolvency Regime

    In the second part of our coverage of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 (the Act), we consider amendments made to certain insolvency provisions of the Companies Act 2014 (the 2014 Act).

    Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Article

    Ireland to enact legislation to apply the EU Foreign Direct Investment Regulation

    The European Union (EU) "Foreign Direct Investment Regulation" or "FDI Regulation" applies from 11 October 2020

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Creditor’s right to recover losses not barred by the “reflective loss” principle in the UK

    Sometimes a wrongful act will not only damage a company, but also its creditors, employees, and shareholders. A doctrine known as the "reflective loss principle" limited the circumstances in which...

    Disputes
  • Article

    Briefing: FSPO Digest of Decisions Volume 4 - August 2020

    On 7 August 2020, the Financial Services and Pension Ombudsman (FSPO) published volume 4 of its Digest of Legally Binding Decisions; this included 22 decisions which were issued between January 2020 and May 2020.

    Disputes
  • Article

    Creditor’s right to recover losses not barred by the “reflective loss” principle in the UK

    Sometimes a wrongful act will not only damage a company, but also its creditors, employees, and shareholders. A doctrine known as the "reflective loss principle" limited the circumstances in which...

    Disputes