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Help to Buy Incentive
  • AMOSS
  • Ireland
  • June 19 2017

The Help to Buy Incentive (“the Scheme”) was introduced in October 2016 as part of the Finance Act, 2016 to assist first time buyers in pulling


Irish Investment Funds - Requirements to Make Accounts Publicly Available
  • Maples and Calder
  • Ireland
  • June 19 2017

Most of the provisions of the Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (the "Act") came into effect on 9 June 2017. The main purpose of the Act is to transpose


Re-assignment Constitutes Breach of Employment Contract
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2017

The Court of Appeal, in Earley v Health Service Executive ("HSE") 2017 IECA 158, has recently overturned a High Court decision and granted a


Disciplinary Procedures and Claims for Bullying and Harassment
  • Dillon Eustace
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 16 2017

The Supreme Court has dismissed a claim for bullying and harassment and has deemed an unfair disciplinary process not to be sufficient to amount to


Don’t Gamble on your Duty to Mitigate Losses
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2017

The Court of Appeal has issued significant guidance on a plaintiff’s duty to mitigate his losses. A plaintiff who refuses a reasonable offer which


Lack of Transparency at the Poolbeg Waste-to-Energy Plant - A Bad Start that Exposes Shortcomings in the Irish Planning System
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2017

The development of the waste to energy plant at Poolbeg in Ringsend, Dublin 4 has been a famously controversial project from the outset. It took ten


Navigating The Blockchain Legal Landscape
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2017

Blockchain technology, also known as distributed ledger technology, is billed as 'trustless'. In other words, it allows the carrying out, monitoring


Irish Data Protection Commissioner Warns of GDPR Storm on the Horizon for Small Businesses
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 15 2017

On 25 May 2017 Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, Helen Dixon, warned that many small to medium companies in Ireland were not aware that a


Further Delays to Ratification of Unified Patent Court Agreement
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 15 2017

The establishment of Europe's Unified Patent Court ("UPC") looks set to be further delayed. Germany's Constitutional Court is reported to have asked


The Citizens Assembly
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • June 15 2017

The Citizens Assembly is currently considering the issue of “The Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population”. The purpose of the Assembly is