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An overview of the Companies Bill

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 17 2014

The Companies Bill 2012, which will introduce significant reforms in company law in Ireland, has completed a substantial part of its legislative

Positioning for enactment and commencement

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 5 2014

The Companies Bill 2012, which will introduce significant reforms in company law in Ireland, is likely to be enacted in November 2014 and come into

Financial claims - statute of limitations clarified

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 7 2012

The Supreme Court has clarified the rules governing the period of time within which a person who proposes to sue a bank for financial loss must act: broadly speaking, the claim must be brought within six years of the date on which the alleged loss occurred but the clock does not start to tick while there is only a “mere possibility” of loss in a case

Ireland as a business location

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • October 7 2014

In recent years, Ireland’s transformation into a dynamic knowledge based economy has largely been driven by continuous overseas investment into

Employment permits and illegality of contracts: the decision of Hussein v The Labour Court and Younis

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • December 11 2012

The recent case of Amjad Hussein v The Labour Court and Mohammad Younis (Notice Party) 2012 IEHC 364 identified a perceived lacuna in the Employment Permits Acts 2003 to 2012 (the “Employment Permits Acts”

Artists’ Resale Right extended to heirs

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • January 17 2012

With effect from 1 January 2012 the provisions of the EU Directive on the resale right for the benefit of the author of an original work of art have been extended in Ireland to the heirs of the artist and will last for a period of 70 years after the death of the artist

Corporate outlook: Ireland 2014

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 12 2014

Ireland’s economy will experience relatively balanced Growth in 2014, with consumer spending, trade and investment driving GDP and GNP growth in the

Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2013 - putting a stop to start

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 25 2013

The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2013 ("the Act") has been enacted. The Act addresses the unintended consequences arising from the Land and

Important redundancy update employers may now have to consider “bumping”

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 1 2013

Bumping is a relatively well-established concept in the UK and, although not obligatory, a number of UK cases have considered the concept and

Social media - can your employees take their confidential information with them?

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 29 2013

Employers and employees are increasingly promoting themselves and networking through electronic means and social media, for example through Twitter