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Proposed new rules on FX contracts under MiFID II
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 1 2015

Whether or not FX spot contracts relating to currencies are financial instruments for the purposes of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive


Companies (Accounting) Act 2017: Enacted
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2017

The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (the "2017 Act") was signed into law on 17 May 2017 and it is expected that it will come into effect shortly. The


Companies (Accounting) Bill 2016: Passed
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 10 2017

The Companies (Accounting) Bill 2016 (the “Bill”) has been passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas. The Bill will amend the Companies Act 2014 (the


The designated activity company (the “DAC”)
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • October 28 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


Managing Subsidiaries: A Balancing Act
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • March 7 2017

Effective management of subsidiaries can be a challenge for corporate groups. A balance must be struck between control of a subsidiary (essential for


The company secretary
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 21 2014

The Companies Bill 2012 (the "Bill"), which will introduce significant reforms in company law in Ireland, is likely to be enacted in December 2014


Directors’ Duties Clarified
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • February 4 2016

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal emphasises that the duties and responsibilities of a director are constant in every type of company, whether


Directors’ compliance statements
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2015

The Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") was signed into law on 23 December 2014 and it is expected that it will come into effect on 1 June 2015. The Act


The designated activity company (the “DAC”)
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2015

The Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") was signed into law on 23 December 2014 and it is expected that it will come into effect on 1 June 2015. The Act


Summary briefing - Legal Risk Assessment & Compliance Programmes
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2016

In this short video, Peter Osborne, Consultant in our Corporate Group discusses good practice in structuring legal compliance programmes and the