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  • COVID-19 update: Immediate considerations for pension trustees
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    COVID-19 update: Immediate considerations for pension trustees

    ALG's Pensions team provides practical insight into the immediate considerations and duties that Pension trustees have in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19 update: What is the Job Retention Scheme and how will it work? Updated 26 March 2020
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    COVID-19 update: What is the Job Retention Scheme and how will it work? Updated 26 March 2020

    When the Chancellor introduced the Job Retention Scheme late on Friday afternoon last week, it was met with almost overwhelming surprise first, and huge gratitude second. In principle, it is the single most significant development, by any British government, in assisting the private sector and it is more generous than any comparative scheme in Western Europe.

    Commercial & Technology
  • COVID-19: Top five employer queries in Ireland arising from week 1 of Coronavirus shutdown
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    COVID-19: Top five employer queries in Ireland arising from week 1 of Coronavirus shutdown

    It has been just over a week since schools and childcare facilities closed in Ireland, with workplaces in every sector immediately impacted and many other businesses quickly following suit, primarily those in the hospitality and retail sectors.

    COVID-19
  • Article

    Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS 1) first auction terms and conditions published

    The final terms and conditions for the first auction under the new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS 1) in Ireland have been published (RESS 1 Terms)

    Energy & Natural Resources
  • COVID-19: Guidance for Boards
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    COVID-19: Guidance for Boards

    COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on companies in all sectors. In our latest publication we look at some immediate priorities for company Boards as the disruptive effect of COVID-19 intensifies.

    Corporate & M&A
  • COVID-19 update: Guidance for UK & NI employers
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    COVID-19 update: Guidance for UK & NI employers

    Covid-19 is presenting unique and unprecedented challenges for employers and in the midst of uncertainty many businesses are concerned about their ability to provide ongoing employment.

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • COVID-19: Unprecedented Government Support for Business and Employees
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    COVID-19: Unprecedented Government Support for Business and Employees

    The Government has just announced extraordinary measures to help support businesses and employees during this COVID-19 crisis. We have set these out below, along with a summary of the other support that has been made available during the course of this week.

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • COVID-19 and Public Procurement in Ireland: Not so novel
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    COVID-19 and Public Procurement in Ireland: Not so novel

    The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted businesses and governments across the globe. Governments and the European Commission are working at speed to address and support citizens in the current pandemic.

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: EU and Irish Merger Control – expect possible delays
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    COVID-19: EU and Irish Merger Control – expect possible delays

    Where a transaction must be notified to the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation, DG COMP has encouraged the merging parties to delay the submission of the merger notification until further notice. It is also temporarily accepting e-filings and permitting the delivery of hard copy originals to be arranged at a later time.

    COVID-19
  • EU and Irish Competition Law - it continues to apply during COVID-19 (subject to limited exceptions)
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    EU and Irish Competition Law - it continues to apply during COVID-19 (subject to limited exceptions)

    In Ireland, under the combined EU and Irish competition law rules, it is an offence to enter into an anti-competitive agreement or to abuse a dominant position.

    COVID-19
  • COVID-19: ECB launches €750bn Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme and other measures in response to the pandemic
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    COVID-19: ECB launches €750bn Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme and other measures in response to the pandemic

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced a €750bn temporary asset purchase programme of private and public sector securities to assist the eurozone in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is in addition to the €120bn increase the ECB announced to its €20bn per month programme of asset purchases last week.

    COVID-19
  • Article

    COVID-19 and EU State Aid Law – ‘we will do whatever it takes’

    Governments around the world are giving financial support to many businesses to cope with the COVID-19 crisis. Businesses receiving this support appreciate the assistance during this troubling but temporary crisis.

    EU, Competition & Procurement