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FinTech and Competition: The Programme for Government

15 July 2020

Technology-enabled innovation in financial services (known as ‘FinTech’) has led to the creation of new business models, applications, processes, products and digital currencies. It is rapidly impacting how banking, payments,...
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Recent Consideration by the High Court of Doctors Obligations to Keep up with Professional Competency

14 July 2020

In recent years, professions have adopted varying regimes of continuing professional development (CPD). CPD requires professionals to maintain and improve their knowledge and skills on a continuing basis and a...
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COVID-19: Reformulating how the Law Society of Ireland and EFC support trainee solicitors

13 July 2020

Eugene F Collins prides itself on our people, teamwork and communication. For this reason, adapting to the challenges brought by COVID-19 has been a relatively smooth process. Trainee solicitor Tara...
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Online application system to be made available for all Dublin based Irish Residency Permit renewal applicants

8 July 2020

The expansion of an online Irish Residency Permit (IRP) renewal system has been announced by the Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. The online renewal system had recently been made available...
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A Nearly Zero Energy Future – The Construction sector jumps on board with the fight against climate change

7 July 2020

The construction sector is working towards playing its part in the fight against climate change. The European Union (Energy Performance of Buildings) Regulations1 which came into operation on 1 November...
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Independence Day – How independent are in-house Counsel?

6 July 2020

If legal services are provided, then who provides those services and to whom and on what basis can be critical in determining whether access to otherwise confidential advices can be...
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Eugene F Collins Webinar: America – Problems and Prospects

2 July 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn has dramatically disrupted America’s economy and society. The United States is Ireland’s largest export partner and there are many economic bonds that tie the...
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Eugene F Collins Webinar: Rescuing an Insolvent Company

25 June 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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Sectoral Employment Orders – finding of Unconstitutionality

24 June 2020

Judgment of Mr Justice Garrett Simons 23rd June 2020 Yesterday Mr Justice Simons delivered a High Court judgment in a case taken by a group of electrical contractors against the...
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Webinar with the SCSI: Rent Remedies and the Retail Revolution

23 June 2020

Our Managing Partner, Mark Walsh and Dispute Resolution Partner, Caoilfhionn Ní Chuanacháin are looking forward to joining Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland members tomorrow, Wednesday 24 June at 11.00 am for a webinar on how the...
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