Welcome to the August 2019 edition of Legal News. We at William Fry aim to keep you up to date on legal developments that may affect you or your business.
Here are some of our recently published website articles and insights you may have missed.
- The New Prospectus Regime – What Do I Need to Know?
New prospectus regime came into effect across the European Union on 21 July 2019
- Brexit Planning – Seconding staff from the UK to Ireland
In its recently updated Brexit FAQ, the Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) provides an insight into its approach to Irish-authorised firms seconding staff from the UK to Ireland.
- Landmark Scheme of Arrangement to Restructure $1.65bn of Senior Debt Sanctioned by the Irish High Court
William Fry recently advised Ballantyne Re plc, an Irish reinsurance SPV, on the approval and implementation of a landmark Irish law scheme of arrangement to restructure its reinsurance obligations and US$1.65bn of senior New York law governed debt
- GDPR Game Changer? ICO Publish Intent to Fine Companies £282m
Following detailed investigations by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), British Airways and Marriott International, Inc potentially face record fines under GDPR.
- Questions, Answers and “Perfect Justice”?
Supreme Court overturns Court of Appeal decision on discovery finding that a party is not obliged to exhaust other procedures before seeking discovery.
- Department of Finance: Tax Strategy Group issues papers on tax policy changes
This article analyses the recently issued Department of Finance’s Tax Strategy Group (TSG) papers on the various options for tax policy changes prior the next budget.
- High Court Confirms One Year Uninterrupted Residence is Required for Citizenship
High Court rules that applicants for citizenship must have one year’s uninterrupted residence immediately prior to their application.
- Protect your Professional Sports Club – Protect your IP
Sports clubs are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of intellectual property protection as a means of capitalising on their brand.
- Prospective Employees Secure $11m Age Discrimination Settlement with Google
Prospective employees claimed they were wrongly discriminated against throughout Google’s interviewing process.
- In Short
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