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The Power of Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

Catherine O'Flynn, Head of our Employment & Benefits department, moderated a panel for the HR Directors Series looking at The Power of Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

Business Interruption Insurance – Financial Conduct Authority Test Case

In this article, we consider the ongoing Financial Conduct Authority test case and its possible implications for Irish insurers.

Medical Devices – New Classification Rules – Is your Business Ready?

A guide to the classification of devices under the new Medical Devices Regulation

Invoice Finance – a Vital Source of Liquidity as Irish Businesses Emerge from the COVID-19 Lockdown

Our leading receivables finance team examines legal and other factors that may support growth in the Irish invoice finance industry as businesses emerge from the COVID-19 lockdown.

The New Programme for Government – a Significant Insurance Reform Agenda

In this article we consider the new Programme for Government which contains significant Insurance Reform proposals.

Déjà Vu - Sectoral Employment Orders (SEOs) Declared Unconstitutional

The High Court has struck down the Electrical Contractors SEO and declared the relevant parts of the Industrial Relations Act 2015 unconstitutional, heralding confusion in the construction, mechanical engineering and electrical contracting sectors.

'It's Not Me, It's You' Commercial Leases – Remedies for Landlords and Tenants

Gráinne Varian & Gerard James of our Litigation team discuss a number of issues we have seen arising on behalf of our clients, both from the Landlord and Tenant perspectives, in recent times.

(Re)Insurance Intermediaries – Update on Changes to Central Bank Authorisation Form and Other Regulatory Requirements

This article highlights the recent changes to the Central Bank of Ireland's application process for authorisation and other regulatory requirements impacting (re)insurance intermediaries.

Central Bank issues "Dear CEO" Letters to MiFID Firms on "Unregulated Activities" and "Appropriateness"

The Central Bank has set out its regulatory and compliance expectations for the provision of unregulated activities and the application of the 'appropriateness test' in recent correspondence to MiFID firms.