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Imprisonment of executive in Ireland for non-payment of antitrust fine highlights the growing risk of jail time for price fixing
  • Jones Day
  • Ireland, USA
  • December 4 2009

On 30 November, Ireland’s Central Criminal Court imposed its first custodial sentence on an individual for involvement in a cartel


Summary relief denied in defamation action
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, USA
  • August 9 2011

TD Michael Lowry failed to obtain summary judgement for defamation against journalist Sam Smyth. In one of the first applications pursuant to the Defamation Act 2009, Mr Lowry sought summary relief that Mr Smyth’s description of him as a liar, was defamatory


Impact of the temporary agency workers directive on the healthcare sector
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • September 12 2011

HSE Management who engage agency workers to cover a short-term need, such as an upturn in hospital admissions, sickness, absence or maternity leave, should be aware of the potentially far-reaching consequences of the Temporary Agency Workers Directive (the “Directive”


The SPV location of choice for us structured finance transactions
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, USA
  • September 30 2011

In recent years Ireland has become the jurisdiction of choice for the establishment of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) for securitization, repackaging, collateralized debt obligation (CDO), collateralized loan obligation (CLO), warehousing, US life settlements, distressed debt, and other structured finance transactions


Irish funds industry welcomes positive FATCA development
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • February 17 2012

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has welcomed the news that European fund managers stand to save up to a reported $1 billion in costs associated with reporting obligations under FATCA


Anti-corruption update - November 2012
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Austria, Croatia, France, Ireland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 27 2012

The investigation of Wal-Mart’s potential FCPA violations has expanded beyond Mexican borders


FATCA
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, USA
  • October 31 2012

The Inland Revenue Service (IRS) have indicated that certain FATCA implementation timelines are to be postponed by six months


EU and US insurance regimes compared by EIOPA
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • October 31 2012

EIOPA has published a draft report on comparisons between certain aspects of the EU and US insurance supervisory and regulatory regimes


Employee stock plans 2012: year-end international reporting requirements
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Canada, China, France, India, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore
  • December 6 2012

This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide


Ireland-US agreement on the implementation of FATCA
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • December 13 2012

Irish Finance Minister, Michael Noonan, has confirmed that negotiations with the US in relation to a new inter-governmental agreement ("IGA") have now been concluded, and as a result Ireland will be one of the first jurisdictions to enter into a new IGA with the US to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”