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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


Litigation Funding in Ireland: Now Before the Supreme Court
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • September 22 2016

The prohibition on maintenance and champerty in Ireland has restricted non-party funding of litigation here. However, with the Supreme Court now set


Text and Email Risk for Property Professionals
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • September 22 2016

In Ireland, contracts for the sale of land don't have to be in any particular form. If one party signs written evidence of the agreed terms, the other


Summary briefing - Innovation in Legal Review and Data Management
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • September 21 2016

In this short video, Karyn Harty, Partner in our Dispute Resolution & Litigation Group discusses innovation in legal review and data management


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


The Market Abuse Regulation for Issuers of Debt Securities
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 29 2016

Issuers of debt securities need to prepare for the imminent application of the new European Market Abuse Regulation 5962014 ("MAR"). MAR comes into


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


Buyers of Registered Security Beware
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • September 8 2016

The recent case of Harrington v Gulland Property Finance Limited and Stephen Tennant addresses the


Q&A on the PRIIPs Regulation
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 5 2016

Fund managers, insurance undertakings, credit institutions and investment firms should be preparing to put in place the measures necessary to comply


Significant change to holiday entitlement on sick leave
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2015

Employers should be aware that since 1 August 2015 employees in both the public and private sector now accrue statutory annual leave while on sick