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Employment law in Ireland
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

Employment law in the Republic of Ireland is governed by common law, statutory provisions and a range of fundamental rights enshrined in the Irish


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


Who said what to whom? The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 13 2015

The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 introduces new registration and disclosure requirements for those carrying out lobbying activities as well


Discovery an important judgment for commercial litigants
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 7 2015

Courts will not micromanage discovery in complex commercial litigation. Proportionality is key in discovery. A recent High Court judgment emphasises


Companies Act in force from 1 June 2015
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 8 2015

As expected, a 'Big Bang' approach has been taken to commencement of the Companies Act 2014 and most of its provisions will come into force on 1 June


Companies Act 2014 - an overview of the Companies Act 2014
  • 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


Bribery compliance programmes - it won’t pay to wait
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • April 1 2015

The much anticipated Criminal Justice (Corruption) Bill (Bill) is listed among the bills to be published in the Government's legislative programme


Discovery a rare example of strike out
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 7 2015

Court will strike out proceedings where deliberate and malicious default in discovery. In a recent judgment, the High Court overcame its usual


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


Update on social media in the workplace
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • March 31 2015

Large numbers of organisations and businesses continue to try to maximise the potential of social media when marketing their services and products