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COVID-19: Planning for financial services providers

26 March 2020

In addition to regulatory considerations during COVID-19, financial services firms should consider their commercial agreements and their ability to comply with their contractual obligations, their data management policies, data protection...
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Emergency supports for employers to deal with COVID-19 – what you need to know

26 March 2020

The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill 2020 The Government published the terms of the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill on Tuesday, 24 March 2020...
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COVID-19: Proposed new emergency measures for Residential Tenancies

25 March 2020

The Government has approved a series of emergency measures to protect residential tenants who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The legislation is expected to be published next week...
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Managing Retirement as the State Pension Age increases – what you need to know

24 March 2020

The Irish Government is to increase the age retired workers can claim the State pension. The current eligible age to claim the pension is 66. This will increase to 67...
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COVID-19: The impact on Irish immigration – issues for employers

23 March 2020

In light of COVID-19, there are a number of issues that employers should be aware of in terms of Irish immigration and their business. This is an extremely fast-moving situation...
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COVID-19: Retail landlords and tenants on lease terms

23 March 2020

The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has caused understandable concern and ambiguity for landlords and tenants regarding their respective positions. The situation is a constantly changing one and although there are...
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COVID-19: Construction Contracts

20 March 2020

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 is causing delays and increased costs to construction projects due to the lack of availability of materials and labour and from employee absence or the...
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COVID-19: What measures may be taken under Irish Law in response to reports of “Price Gouging”?

20 March 2020

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 there have been reports of hand sanitisers and face masks selling at significantly higher retail prices than before the outbreak. This has led to accusations...
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COVID-19: Implications for Businesses

19 March 2020

COVID-19 is placing many restrictions on lives across Ireland and globally and businesses are of necessity feeling the effects. The disruption to normal procedures, as well as having serious implications...
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COVID-19 and holding the company AGM

19 March 2020

Despite the unprecedented circumstances in which companies are now operating, Irish law still requires that companies hold an AGM within nine months of their financial year-end, and no more than...
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