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Eugene F Collins Webinar Series – COVID-19: Rent Remedies and the Retail Revolution

27 May 2020

Eugene F Collins will host a webinar next Thursday 4 June at 11.00am on the topic of Rent Remedies and the Online Retail Revolution. We will be joined by Rory...
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COVID-19: Update on the deferral of enforcement actions by Financial Institutions

21 May 2020

Similar to the financial crisis of 2009, the COVID-19 pandemic will inevitably lead to a significant increase in the number of non-performing loans and a subsequent raft of enforcement actions...
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What Businesses May Reopen under Phase 1 of the Irish Government’s 5-Phase Roadmap to ease the COVID-19 Restrictions?

21 May 2020

On 18 May 2020, the Health Act 1947 (Section 31A – Temporary Restrictions) (COVID-19) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 174 of 2020) (the “Phase 1 Regulations”) came into operation....
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Execution of Corporate Documents: Tips on Execution Remotely

20 May 2020

With the rapid change in physical working environments to remote working, how do Boards, in practice, get Agreements signed? Top Tips Board meetings can be held remotely and Directors’ resolutions...
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COVID-19: Software Developers and Competition Law

19 May 2020

Software is increasingly being used by businesses to monitor and adjust prices, as well as to manage relationships with customers, suppliers and other businesses. The potential for such software to...
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The ‘Failing Firm Defence’ in Merger Control and COVID-19

19 May 2020

Despite significant Government supports to industry in the aftermath of COVID-19, it seems that there will be numerous company reorganisations, mergers and takeovers as a consequence of the economic crisis....
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COVID-19 Restart Grant Scheme

18 May 2020

On 15 May 2020 the Government announced the new €250m Restart Grant scheme which will give direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs...
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Corporate governance – Director’s obligations and implications of COVID-19 restrictions

15 May 2020

The restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19 continue to impact significantly on the conduct of business in Ireland and specifically on how corporate governance is practically maintained and operated....
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COVID-19 Directors Duties and Solutions for Distressed Business

15 May 2020

Despite the emergency financial supports introduced by Government to alleviate the working capital challenges faced by businesses as a consequence of COVID-19, many will be unable to avoid serious liquidity...
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New Electronic Application Process for Immigration Permission Changes

14 May 2020

The Department of Justice and Equality recently announced that a temporary electronic application process for those applying to change their immigration permission is now available. The measure has been introduced...
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