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Substituting a Plaintiff: The Court of Appeal’s View
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 16 2016

In a recent briefing, we noted that the High Court had confirmed that an application to substitute a plaintiff should not require a high level of


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


Mobile app push notifications - the next frontier in direct marketing?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 13 2015

As mobile applications come to dominate users' consumption of digital media, mobile application developers are increasingly focusing on how to keep


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


Technology Assisted Review The Debate has Moved On
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 26 2016

Last week's ruling by the High Court of England & Wales in favour of the use of predictive coding in discovery in a contested application confirms


Privilege: is a shareholder in dispute with a company entitled to inspect the company’s legal advice in relation to the dispute?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • March 11 2016

The question of the distinction between shareholders and companies with regard to privilege often arises at a practical level for clients and their


The Law on Penalties and Default Interest Clauses - Watch this Space
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 3 2016

Briefing The Law on Penalties and Default Interest Clauses Watch this Space If a court finds that a clause in a contract amounts to a "penalty


Central Bank Publishes SME Lending Regulations 2015
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 22 2015

The Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) has published the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48) (Lending to Small


Companies Act 2014: potentially useful changes
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 16 2015

The Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") came into effect on 1 June 2015 (the "Commencement Date"). The Act consolidates the previous Irish Companies Acts


Liquidation of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • February 12 2013

Following the nationalisation of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation in 2009 and its subsequent reconfiguration (with another institution) as the Irish Bank