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  • “We’re from the regulator and we’re here to help”: bank regulatory responses to the COVID-19 crisis
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    “We’re from the regulator and we’re here to help”: bank regulatory responses to the COVID-19 crisis

    ALG's Finance and Financial Regulation teams have analysed the regulatory statements and guidance from the Central Bank of Ireland, the European Banking Authority and the European Central Bank in relation...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Board Business in Northern Ireland: Directors’ duties, practical mitigation steps and assessment of financing arrangements
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    COVID-19: Board Business in Northern Ireland: Directors’ duties, practical mitigation steps and assessment of financing arrangements

    The outbreak of COVID-19 continues to have a deep impact on businesses across all sectors. A growing number of companies are warning that they will fail to meet financial and...

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • Article

    Can employers be held vicariously liable for an employee’s unlawful disclosure of personal data?

    On 1 April 2020 the Supreme Court handed down the eagerly awaited judgment in WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12.

    Belfast
  • COVID-19: Employers and Personal Protective Equipment
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    COVID-19: Employers and Personal Protective Equipment

    In ordinary times, the personal protective equipment (PPE) provisions in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (the 2007 Regulations) would be of limited relevance to many employers,...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: The key legal principles surrounding the Material Adverse Change (MAC) Clause
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    COVID-19: The key legal principles surrounding the Material Adverse Change (MAC) Clause

    In this article, Litigation Partner Barbara Creed summarises the key legal principles surrounding the Material Adverse Change (MAC) Clause.

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • COVID-19: Remote courts - what to expect
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    COVID-19: Remote courts - what to expect

    The Irish Courts Service has responded quickly to the COVID-19 crisis, with accelerated rollout of remote hearings and other arrangements being put in place to ensure the continued administration of...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Saving viable businesses – a look at restructuring options in the current environment
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    COVID-19: Saving viable businesses – a look at restructuring options in the current environment

    Directors are facing difficult decisions in the current climate but, while the impact of COVID-19 will continue to be felt, it does not follow that companies should be forced out...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: CBI announces more flexibility measures in response to the pandemic
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    COVID-19: CBI announces more flexibility measures in response to the pandemic

    The Central Bank of Ireland launched a package of measures showing regulatory flexibility in light of the challenges posed by COVID- 19. The measures are targeted at UCITS, AIFs, Fund Service...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • COVID-19: Brexit talks continue – Video conference replaces megaphone
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    COVID-19: Brexit talks continue – Video conference replaces megaphone

    Brexit seemed the most difficult issue facing the UK and the European Union until both sides encountered the "life or death" COVID-19 crisis. 

    Brexit
  • COVID-19: Adjournment applications – Be prepared for hearing
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    COVID-19: Adjournment applications – Be prepared for hearing

    The Courts Service of Ireland has scaled back and refined the activity of the Courts to assist in limiting the spread of COVID-19 by adjourning generally any non-urgent matters listed...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Regulations to enforce ‘stay at home’ guidance. Updated 15 April 2020
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    COVID-19: Regulations to enforce ‘stay at home’ guidance. Updated 15 April 2020

    On 8 April 2020, the Government published legislation giving legal effect to the restrictions on movements introduced by its guidance of 27 and 28 March 2020. This legislation was necessary in order to give An...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: FAQs for directors of Irish special purpose companies
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    COVID-19: FAQs for directors of Irish special purpose companies

    Businesses in all sectors are facing very challenging times arising from the outset of, and reaction to COVID-19. With the challenges in some instances being unprecedented, directors of affected special...

    Aviation & Transport Finance