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Disqualification Relief Granted to Directors

Ireland, United Kingdom - October 28 2022 For the first time, the Irish High Court (Court) has granted relief to two directors who had been the subject of a "deemed" disqualification order…

Lisa Carty, Alexandra Drummy, Deirdre O'Donovan

Directors' Duties: UK Supreme Court Rules on "Creditor Duty" for Directors

United Kingdom - October 21 2022 Under Irish and UK law, company directors owe fiduciary duties to act in good faith in the interests of the company. The company's interests in this…

Toby Boyd, Fergus Doorly, Ruairi Rynn, Craig Sowman

Commission Confirms Ireland's Participation in Regulation Amending EIR Recast Annexes

European Union, Ireland - September 8 2022 Regulation (EU) 2021/2260 (Amending Regulation) was introduced to expand the scope of the application of EIR Recast, replacing its Annexes A and B…

Fergus Doorly, Ruairi Rynn, Craig Sowman

Subject Access Request: Data Protection Commission Decision is set aside by the Circuit Court

European Union, Ireland - August 19 2022 In January 2018, Mr Coyle contacted the Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) as he intended to make a complaint alleging criminal…

Claire Cashman, Paul Convery, Sean Cullen, Adele Hall, Leo Moore

The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021: Insolvency-Related Amendments

Ireland - July 26 2022 The ODCE published its 2021 annual report in June of this year, which recorded a substantial reduction of 39% in insolvent liquidations during 2021…

Fergus Doorly, Áine Murphy, Ruairi Rynn, Craig Sowman