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Legal Advice Privilege Survives Dissolution of Company

A recent English decision gives guidance on what happens to legal advice privilege attaching to communications between a company and its lawyers, once that company has been dissolved.


No-Deal Brexit Ready? A Q&A for Irish Investment Funds

The possibility of a no-deal Brexit continues, so too does the preparatory work of promoters of Irish funds and Irish management companies. We have produced a Q&A checklist to assist in conducting a health-check of existing arrangements if a no-deal Brexit were to happen.



Flexible Policies Needed to Extend Working Lives of Older Workers

The ESRI release study highlighting the need for flexible policies to extend working lives of older workers.



Can You Copyright a Powder? Charlotte Tilbury Wins Over look-a-like Contender from Aldi

A recent UK decision illustrates the difficulties in proving what artistic copyright can extend to, and how it is affected by the concept of ‘fixation’ or permanency.


Central Bank of Ireland Publishes Third Insurance Quarterly Newsletter for 2019

Articles relate to compliance with conditions of authorisation, insurance and climate change and Brexit


The Central Bank's consultation on a proposed set of rules in investment funds & other Briefings October 19

Each month our Asset Management & Investment Funds team write a 'Legal & Regulatory Update'. Welcome to the our October edition.


Justice delayed, lis pendens denied

Irish High Court vacates a lis pendens on application by receiver due to delay on the part of the Plaintiff.