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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


True Sale (finally) Approved
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 6 2017

In a recent judgment the Irish High Court for the first time confirmed as “good law” in Ireland the approach taken by the English courts to the


Digital Technologies and the Consumer Protection Code
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 6 2017

Are the risks emerging from digitalisation adequately addressed in the Consumer Protection Code? This is the core question raised by the Central Bank


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


New Hacking and Cybercrime Offences
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 13 2017

On 24 May 2017, legislation specifically dedicated to the issues of hacking and cybercrime was enacted for the first time in Ireland. Once this


Why oral hearings in court are the norm rather than the exception
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 3 2017

Irish litigation procedure is sometimes criticised for the focus on oral presentation. Why, critics ask, in matters of pure legal argument with no


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


The UK Employment Tribunal Uber Ruling: What Does it Mean for the Gig Economy?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 13 2017

The complex employment law issues associated with the "collaborative" or "gig" economy were highlighted by the recent UK Employment Tribunal decision


Anti-corruption & Bribery in Ireland
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Global, Ireland
  • May 2 2017

A structured guide to anti-corruption and bribery in Ireland


Court of Appeal Rules on Reverse Burden of Proof in Corruption Case
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • September 30 2016

Reverse burden of proof provisions have been the subject of considerable debate both in Ireland and abroad. Recently the Court of Appeal, in a rare