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Ireland: Restrictions on Zero-Hour Contracts Amongst Areas Addressed by New Legislation

Our Employment & Benefits team were delighted to contribute to the Irish section of the Ogletree International Employment Update this month.

New Measures to be Introduced in Relation to Tips and Gratuities

New legislation will provide increased transparency for customers and greater protection for employees in respect of the payment of tips and gratuities

Update: New Construction Industry Sectoral Employment Order Formalised by Minister

Pat Breen TD formally made a sectoral employment order regarding the construction industry entitled the Sectoral Employment Order (Construction Sector) 2019 on 28 May 2019 (the Order).

The Future of Irish Funds is Greener: European Union Action Plan on Sustainable Finance & Asset Management

The EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance: What UCITS ManCos, AIFMs and MiFID-authorised investment firms need to know.

Caster Semenya Free to Run Pending Swiss Federal Tribunal Decision

Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in all athletic events, without lowering her testosterone levels, following the outcome of an interim appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

Legal News - June 2019

Welcome to the June 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.

Temper(ature)s Rise Over UK Markets’ & Other Funds Updates - June 2019

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

Positive Reporting Obligation Does Not Erode Right to Silence

This article considers the recent Supreme Court decision which found the criminal offence of "withholding information" to be constitutional. This may have reverberations in a regulatory context as similar offences are provided for across many pieces of legislation.