COVID-19 Legal Updates

Businesses are coming to terms with COVID-19, with the need to respond quickly to the disruption to operations and mitigate risk.

Our multi-disciplinary team is working with clients on a range of areas including employee matters, corporate governance, protecting personal data and contractual requirements to help prepare for the evolving impact of COVID-19.

Read the insights below from our lawyers for more information.

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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COVID-19: Commercial Contract Considerations

19 March 2020

Given the extraordinary economic events which have been precipitated by COVID-19, many businesses will be concerned with how this will impact on their various commercial relationships. In this note, we...
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COVID-19: Electronic Signatures in Ireland

19 March 2020

Amid ongoing concerns around the spread of COVID-19, and as the number of Ireland’s workforce working remotely grows, businesses are trying to stay connected and ensure business continuity. One important...
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COVID-19: Protecting Personal Data

19 March 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up a number of legal issues which should be considered by organisations who are processing personal data. The Data Protection Commission has issued recent...
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COVID-19: The Irish Courts Response

18 March 2020

On Monday 16 March 2020 the Courts Service adopted significant measures to address the developing COVID-19 situation in the country. These measures, concerning the business of the Court, will be...
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COVID-19: Introduction of Unemployment Payments

18 March 2020

Following Monday’s announcement from the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection that the government will refund employers who have temporarily laid off their employees but continue to pay them...
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COVID-19: Our Working Arrangements

16 March 2020

We have made the decision to close our office from Monday 16 March to ensure the safety and wellness of our employees and clients during the COVID-19 crisis. Our employees...
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