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Ireland’s new Court of Appeal

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 21 2014

The Court of Appeal Act 2014 (the "2014 Act") was introduced on 4 July 2014 and was passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas (Parliament) on 16 July

Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 22 2014

The Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014 (the "Bill") which was first published in late March was passed by the Oireachtas on 17 July 2014

The Protected Disclosures Bill 2013: a whistleblowers’ charter?

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 11 2013

The Edward Snowden saga brings into sharp focus questions of when and to what extent workers with access to confidential information should, or

Whistleblowing and the Protected Disclosures Bill 2013

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 1 2014

The Protected Disclosures Bill 2013 (the "Bill") was published in mid-2013 and has been passed by Seanad Éireann in November 2013 and Dá

Financial claims - statute of limitations clarified

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • 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

Whistleblowing - important developments

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • October 29 2013

Recently enacted and proposed legislation is likely to have a significant impact on whistleblowing protection in Ireland. Employers should be aware

Liquidation of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 12 2013

Following the nationalisation of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation in 2009 and its subsequent reconfiguration (with another institution) as the Irish Bank

National Vetting Bureau Commencement of new legislation expected shortly

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 19 2014

The vetting of personnel in Ireland is currently carried out on a non- statutory and essentially voluntary basis. At present, organisations can apply

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act, 2012 - a new era for EROs and REAs

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

The recent passage and commencement of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2012 (the “2012 Act”) has established a new statutory mechanism for the establishment, registration and enforcement of Employment Regulation Orders and Registered Employment Agreement ("REAs"

Reform of the employment law fora

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • 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