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  1. England

    1. London

      Augustine House, Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA, England T 44 20 7382 0800 F 44 20 7382 0810
  2. Ireland

    1. Dublin

      International Financial Services Centre, 25-28 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland T 353 1 649 2000 F 353 1 649 2649
  3. Northern Ireland

    1. Belfast

      42/46 Fountain Street, Belfast BT1 5EF, Northern Ireland T 44 28 9031 4466 F 44 28 9031 4477
  4. USA

    1. New York NY

      Suite 33D, The Chrysler Building, New York NY 10174, USA T 1 212 582 4499 F 1 212 333 5126
  1. Tribunal rules employee did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in regard to his work emails

    Ireland, United Kingdom - October 14 2014

    In Atkinson v Community Gateway Association UKEAT045712, the UK EAT held that accessing an employee's emails, in the course of a disciplinary

  2. Corporate governance update - October 2014

    European Union, Global, Ireland, United Kingdom - October 14 2014

    The Report and Final stages of the Companies Bill 2012 were completed on 30 September 2014 in the Seanad, when all of the 164 amendments tabled by

  3. Social media in the workplace - Irish and German attitudes

    Germany, Ireland - October 7 2014

    The extent of social media is such that employers now cannot ignore its impact. The most commonly used and most familiar social networking sites

  4. UK Court of Appeal not concerned with any spilt milk

    United Kingdom - October 14 2014

    The UK Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the UK Patent Court where Mr Justice Birss gave summary judgment in an action for a declaration of

  5. Recent case involving judicial review of decision by Minister for Education to remove an employee from office

    Ireland - July 17 2012

    The recent case of Catherine McSorley v The Minister for Education and Skills and Kilkenny Vocational Education Committee (28 April 2012) involved an interesting judicial review of a decision by the Minister for Education to remove the applicant from her position as principal of a vocational school following an investigation conducted under the Vocational Education Acts 1930 2001

  1. Money market fund regulation

    European Union - October 30 2014

    The European Parliament updated its procedure file on the proposed Regulation on Money Market Funds. It appears that ECON will consider the

  2. ESMA Q&A on AIFMD

    European Union - October 30 2014

    ESMA published an update of its Q&A on the application of the Alternative Investment Managers Directive (AIFMD). The updated Q&A contains 12 new Q&As

  3. Anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing

    European Union - October 30 2014

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) met in Paris on 22 -24 October 2014. The issues dealt with included: FATF action on the terrorist group ISIL

  4. FSB framework for haircuts on non-centrally cleared securities financing transactions

    Global - October 30 2014

    On 14 October 2014, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a regulatory framework for haircuts on non-centrally cleared securities financing

  5. Custody of collective investment scheme assets

    Global - October 30 2014

    On 10 October 2014, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a consultation report on a set of nine principles