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    TEST: COVID-19: Irish Government announces new support measures for Irish businesses

    The outbreak of COVID-19 continues to have a deep impact on businesses across all sectors. The Irish Government has announced a range of further measures to combat the impact of...

  • COVID-19: Standstill agreements – short-term certainty in uncertain times?
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    COVID-19: Standstill agreements – short-term certainty in uncertain times?

    Even during the COVID-19 global pandemic, time is not standing still on business disputes.

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Crisis Management: Key questions for HR, pensions and benefits managers
    Article

    COVID-19 Crisis Management: Key questions for HR, pensions and benefits managers

    COVID-19 is presenting unique and unprecedented challenges for employers, who have to quickly react to workforce related issues in an ever-evolving situation. Employers now need to make difficult decisions to...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Cybercrime and the implications for business
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    COVID-19: Cybercrime and the implications for business

    With a huge upsurge in the number of people working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are facing increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks which prey on fear and anxiety. We look at...

    Commercial & Technology
  • COVID-19: EU amend State aid rules to permit more assistance to business including tax deferrals
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    COVID-19: EU amend State aid rules to permit more assistance to business including tax deferrals

    The speed of developments in regard to the COVID-19 crisis is typified by the fact that the European Commission's State Aid Temporary Framework to support the economy (the "Temporary Framework")...

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Updated Guidance for employers on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Updated 6 April 2020
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    COVID-19: Updated Guidance for employers on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Updated 6 April 2020

    On Saturday 4th April the UK Government issued some further much needed guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme). Important questions remain outstanding but this updated guidance does...

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Mar 2020

    Domestically, the Central Bank of Ireland publishes insurance corporations statistics for Q4 2019 and sets out its expectations of insurers in light of the COVID-19 emergency; At European level EIOPA publishes...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Mar 2020

    Domestically, the Second Shareholders' Rights Directive has become operational in Ireland, and the Central Bank of Ireland has increased its engagements with firms in response to COVID-19; At European level...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Mar 2020

    Domestically, the Central Bank has published a statement on essential services in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as its Consumer Protection Outlook 2020; At European level the European...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Mar 2020

    Domestically, the second Shareholders' Rights Directive has come into effect in Irish law; At European level ESMA has issued recommendations for financial market participants in light of COVID-19. ESMA has...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Mar 2020

    Domestically, a range of banking measures have been announced in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, to support customers, businesses, and the wider economy. Euronext Brussels has been designated as...

    Finance
  • COVID-19 - Guidance for Landlords and Tenants of Commercial Premises in Northern Ireland
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    COVID-19 - Guidance for Landlords and Tenants of Commercial Premises in Northern Ireland

    Many businesses have closed their premises voluntarily in recent weeks, with more still told to do so as emergency legislation was rushed through, in the hope of limiting the spread...

    COVID-19 Belfast