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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


Guarantees - Robust or Bust?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 29 2016

Lenders regularly seek security from third parties by way of a contract of guarantee. Guarantees are technical documents and should be carefully


Central Bank of Ireland Relaxes Restrictions on Loan Originating Funds
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 28 2016

In a welcome development, the Central Bank of Ireland announced on 25 November 2016 that it intends to relax its restrictions on loan originating


Court Reforms Have Dramatically Reduced Waiting Times for Appeals but Risks Remain
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 24 2016

Until 2014, Ireland did not have an intermediate appeal court. This led to a significant backlog in the number of appeals waiting to be heard. The


Court of Appeal issues landmark decision on the offer to make amends procedure in defamation law
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 29 2016

The Court of Appeal upholds a plaintiff 's entitlement to have damages assessed by a jury in the High Court, where the parties cannot agree on the


GDPR and the Internet of Things: 5 Things You Need to Know
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 26 2016

Companies who operate in, or are contemplating entry into, the Internet of Things ("IOT") field should be aware of upcoming changes to the EU data


Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 21 2016

The Government has published the Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Bill 2016 which will allow small and medium sized companies


Brexit Tracker: Keeping you informed - Issue two
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 11 2016

McCann FitzGerald is committed to keeping our clients up-to-date in relation to the legal


Evidential and Legal Professional Privilege Issues when drafting Board Minutes
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 28 2016

When drafting Minutes of a meeting, particularly a meeting of directors or committee of directors, it is important to bear in mind that those Minutes


Uber, Employment Status and the “Collaborative Economy”
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, France, Ireland, USA
  • July 22 2016

The European Commission, ("the Commission"), estimates that gross revenue from "collaborative platforms" and providers in 2015 within the EU amounted