News & Insights

Supreme Court Decision Addresses Potentially Onerous Discovery Obligations

8 August 2019

Despite ongoing attempts to control costs and increase efficiency in the Irish legal system, litigation remains a costly business. One issue which can have a significant effect on the viability...
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Ruling permits employer to use employee’s personal mobile phone contents in UK dismissal case

1 July 2019

In the recent case of Garamukanwa-v-United Kingdom, the European Court of Human Rights held that an employer was justified in using data from an employee’s personal mobile phone in the...
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Eugene F. Collins and Legal island host seminar on the Gender Pay Gap reporting regime

28 June 2019

On Thursday 27 June, Eugene F. Collins partnered with workplace compliance experts, Legal Island to deliver a seminar on the new Irish gender pay gap reporting regime.
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Common Travel Area Formally Outlined

16 May 2019

An agreement has been signed by the British and Irish Governments which for the first time puts the Common Travel Area (“CTA”) on a formal footing.
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Non-Disclosure Agreements – Return and Destroy Obligations in the era of Cloud Storage

7 May 2019

In light of technological developments, can a recipient of confidential information governed by an NDA be sure they are in compliance with the return and destroy obligations in most standard...
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Eugene F. Collins announces partnership with Irish International Athlete, Emma O’Brien

29 April 2019

Eugene F. Collins is delighted to announce a new partnership with upcoming Irish International Athlete, Emma O’Brien.
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New Paid Parental Leave and Benefit available from November 2019

25 April 2019

A General Scheme of the Parental Leave and Benefit Bill 2019 was published by the Government on 23 April 2019. From November 2019, all new parents in employment or self-employment...
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Abolition of Adult Re-Entry Visas

15 April 2019

The Department of Justice and Equality has announced the abolition of adult re-entry visas for visa required nationals who hold a valid IRP card. Visa required nationals who hold a...
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First Criminal Conviction for Gun-Jumping in Ireland

9 April 2019

On 8 April 2019, Spirit Ford owner Armalou Holdings Limited pleaded guilty in a summary trial ( a trial without a jury) before Dublin Metropolitan District Court to acquiring rival...
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New Obligations to provide details of Beneficial ownership of corporate entities

5 April 2019

The Minister for Finance has recently made new regulations (the 2019 Regs) giving effect to the EU Directive 2015/849 on anti-money laundering as amended by EU Dir 2018/843 (the Directive).
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