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Long Distance Employment Relationships – Trouble in Remote-Working Paradise?

Employers based in Ireland whose employees relocated abroad while working remotely must now navigate a number of complex and novel tax, HR and employment law issues.


Deputy Governor outlines 2021 Priorities and Expectations of the Central Bank of Ireland

We briefly consider the key topics covered in the 'Governance and risk in a time of uncertainty and change' speech delivered by Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland which will likely feature heavily on the insurance agenda in 2021.


A Lookback at Data Protection for 2020: The DPC Publishes the 2020 Annual Report

The Data Protection Commission has published another annual report on what has been a challenging a year, and certainly a year of firsts for the body.


IPHA's Revised Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Taking effect on 1 March 2021, the IPHA have revised their Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry


Warmer Now? EU Roadmap for Revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

The European Commission has published a consultation roadmap for revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. What are the key features relevant to the construction and property sectors and those acquiring, funding or delivering refurbished or new housing and commercial buildings?


EIOPA's Single Programming Document 2021-2023

In this article we consider EIOPA's Single Programming Document 2021-2023 which includes EIOPA's Annual Work Programme 2021.


Insurance and Pensions Supervision in Europe, Speech by Gabriel Bernardino Chairman of EIOPA

Gabriel Bernardino Chairman of EIOPA reflecting on the past decade of insurance and pensions supervision in Europe.


Food Labelling and Calorie Posting. Where Are We Now?

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland recently announced a consultation on food labelling which invites submissions on revisions around certain food labelling issues. The consultation is part of a pan-European strategy to ensure clear food labelling and remains open until 25 March 2021. In this note we look at the consultation together with proposed legislation to provide for mandatory calorie posting.


Commercial Court Rules in Favour of Plaintiffs in Cases Against FBD

The recent judgment of the Commercial Court in a number of business interruption insurance test cases has received widespread publicity. In this briefing, our expert team of litigation and insurance solicitors analyse the comprehensive judgment and its likely effects.