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    EDPB publish FAQs on Schrems II

    On the 23 July 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted FAQs on the Schrems II judgment. The FAQs provide answers to questions received by EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and...

    Commercial & Technology
  • COVID-19 prompts welcome litigation reforms
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    COVID-19 prompts welcome litigation reforms

    "Never waste a good crisis", so the saying goes – the Government proposes reforms which are needed not just to respond to COVID-19, but also to further modernise Irish litigation.

    COVID-19
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    Not just smart fridges, but competitive too! The Internet of Things European Commission Sector Inquiry

    On 16 July 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) launched a sector inquiry into the markets for consumer products and services linked to the Internet of Things (IoT).

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Latest Irish Madoff Ruling: Supreme Court orders High Court to determine relative liability of alleged wrongdoers

    A recent Irish Madoff claim hinged on whether an Irish fund defrauded by Madoff could still sue its custodian for negligence after it had settled with Madoff.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • COVID-19: Commercial landlord and tenant in Northern Ireland – Key points for a sitting out licence
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    COVID-19: Commercial landlord and tenant in Northern Ireland – Key points for a sitting out licence

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    Irish schemes of arrangement - a restructuring option for aircraft lessors?

    On 21 July 2020, the Irish High Court approved a scheme of arrangement for the world's biggest regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital DAC (NAC).

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    Upcoming Commencement of the Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019

    Insurers entering into contracts of insurance with consumers in the Irish market will be impacted by changes to Irish law that will come into effect on 1 September 2020.

    Insurance & Reinsurance
  • State aid and COVID-19
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    State aid and COVID-19

    Our EU, Competition & Procurement team has published a very useful guide for business leaders on the State aid packages granted by various EU Member States and the UK which have...

    COVID-19
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    Schrems II – The Verdict

    The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered its eagerly awaited decision, in Schrems II (Case C-311/18).

    Commercial & Technology
  • Company law changes due to COVID-19
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    Company law changes due to COVID-19

    The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has published the general scheme of proposed legislation amending the Companies Act 2014. The Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies (COVID-19) (Amendment) Bill 2020 (the...

    Corporate and M&A
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    The New Competition Tool:  A tool for the modern economy not just the digital economy

    The European Commission is currently consulting on a proposal for a new power (the NCT) that would allow them to impose behavioural and structural remedies in markets where they have...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Face Masks and PPE in Ireland: The Risks for Suppliers and Manufacturers
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    Face Masks and PPE in Ireland: The Risks for Suppliers and Manufacturers

    Demand for facemasks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has soared due to COVID-19. This seems likely to continue due to Government regulation...

    COVID-19