William Fry News Articles & Insights Events

COVID-19: Time Limits Paused Across the Planning and Development System

An emergency proposal to mitigate COVID-19 disruption to planning and development – a freeze on time limits across the system - has been expedited and is now in force. How will it work?


Access to Capital: Guidelines on Non-Pre-Emptive Issuances Temporarily Relaxed in light of COVID-19

Temporary relaxation of the Pre-Emption Group guidelines on non-pre-emptive issuances should facilitate quick access to capital for listed companies.


Confidentiality Rings - Can Litigants Protect their Confidential Information?

We consider a recent Court of Appeal decision on confidentiality rings and what parties to a dispute should be aware of when considering how to protect commercially sensitive information.


Summary of Irish Tax Measures Announced in Response to the Spread of COVID-19

In response to the spread of the COVID-19, various business support measures have been put in place by European countries. In this article, we summarise the measures announced by Ireland up to 19 March 2020.


COVID-19: Remote Swearing of Affidavits – Changes Ahead?

This article looks at whether remote swearing is permitted in Ireland in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and what can be done to address the issue of swearing affidavits while adhering to the Government's social distancing guidelines.


Electronic Money Institution Authorisations in Ireland

William Fry's Financial Regulation Unit provides an overview of the process and requirements for securing authorisation as an electronic money institution / e-money institution from the Central Bank of Ireland.


Insight on the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

Catherine O'Flynn, our Head of Employment & Benefits, was on RTÉ's Drivetime with Barry Linehan on Friday evening offering some useful insight on the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme


Extension of Filing Deadline for Funds Utilising the De Minimus Limit Rules

Revenue extends eight year deemed disposal reporting deadline for Irish funds