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Ireland as a business location

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • October 7 2014

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

Changes to distance selling rules

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 25 2014

The European Union (Consumer Information, Cancellation and Other Rights) Regulations 2013 came into operation on 13 June 2014. The Regulations apply

Proposed trade secrets directive

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

At the end of 2013, the European Commission proposed a new Directive with the aim of harmonising the protection of trade secrets and confidential

Workplace Relations Bill 2014 key provisions

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 31 2014

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation yesterday, 30 July 2014, published the Workplace Relations Bill (the "Bill"). The key reforms

Companies Bill 2012: amendments made by the Houses of the Oireachtas

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • August 1 2014

This briefing is based on the Bill as it has been passed at Committee Stage in Seanad Éireann (17 June 2014). A general briefing on the

Mobile apps & data protection

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 26 2012

Mobile applications are wildly popular

Evaluating "bring your own devices" data protection and security considerations

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 28 2013

The seemingly unstoppable rise of bring your own devices ("BYOD") in enterprise heralds a new era of computing in business. A recent global survey by

Reform of the employment law fora

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 25 2012

In July 2011, Richard Bruton, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, first announced plans to overhaul the current employment law fora following his criticisms that the existing system was too complex and onerous, takes too long to navigate and costs too much

Financial claims - statute of limitations clarified

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • 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

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

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • 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