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Evolution of Directors’ Duties Since the Companies Act 2014

The Companies Act 2014 has been in force for more than four years, and during this time there have been several developments that directors of Irish companies should be aware of

New Government Legislation Programme: Industry & Sector Specific Breakdown Autumn/Winter 2019

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the Autumn/Winter 2019 parliamentary session

GDPR – Update for Pension Trustees

Over one year since the GDPR deadline, pension trustees must maintain focus to ensure continued compliance with the ongoing requirements of the regime.

ESMA Beefs Up Liquidity Risk Management Rules for Funds & Other Briefings Sep 19

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

Participants Accept Inherent Risks of Fox Hunting

High Court held that voluntary participation in fox hunting brought acceptance of the inherent risks involved.

Department of Finance Publishes Proposed Draft Transfer Pricing Legislation

Following on from "Ireland's Transfer Pricing Rules Public Consultation" launched in February 2019, the Department of Finance have issued a feedback statement which includes proposed draft transfer pricing legislation to take effect from 1 January 2020

No-deal Brexit ready? A Q&A for Irish Investment Funds

A 'ready-reckoner' to help funds and their managers conduct a health-check of existing arrangements if a no-deal Brexit does happen.

Waving Goodbye to Effective SPC Protection?

A new Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) waiver has been introduced in favour of EU generic and biosimilar makers.