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Equal Pay for Equal Work?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 5 2016

The UK Government has published draft regulations which propose to introduce mandatory gender pay gap reporting. Similar ideas have recently been


Financial Services Update: Authorisation Requirements and Standards for Credit Servicing Firms
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 23 2016

Following the enactment in July 2015 of the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2015 (the "2015 Act"), the Central Bank


Insolvency Update: High Court Confirms Validity of Receivers’ Appointment
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 22 2016

In a recent High Court decision, the validity of the appointment of joint receivers by ACC Loan Management Limited by deed under seal was upheld, and


Public and Administrative Law Update: The Banking Inquiry and Freedom of Information: Yet More Transparency?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 21 2016

The Banking Inquiry published its final report on 27 January 2016. One of its recommendations is that the freedom of information (“FOI”) exemptions


Construction Law Update: Amendments to the Irish Public Works Contracts
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 16 2016

The Irish Government recently published the amendments to the Irish Public Works Contracts. The amendments arise out of the Review of the Public


The Pensions Authority - 5 Year Plan
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 14 2016

The Pensions Authority published its Statement of Strategy 2016-2020 on Friday 4 March. While the general thrust of the strategy had been revealed


Whose Law Is It Anyway? How Closely Aligned Is The Data Protection Directive With One-Stop-Shop?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 11 2016

The Google Spain case is most commonly recognised for introducing the ‘right to be forgotten’. However, the judgment has had a more subtle but no less


Domestic Workers, Au Pairs and the Thorny Problem of Employment Rights
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 10 2016

On 8 March 2016, the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) awarded 9,229 to a Spanish au pair on the grounds that her employer had breached aspects


Minimum Unit Pricing for Alcohol Products
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 10 2016

Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol products may soon be a reality in Ireland. The new Bill proposes to introduce a floor price for alcohol products


When is a “Discretionary Bonus” Discretionary?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 8 2016

The High Court recently held that B&Q was not entitled to withdraw a discretionary bonus scheme in circumstances where the employees had a legitimate