News & Insights

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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Eugene F. Collins to sponsor The MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit 2019

4 April 2019

We are proud to support the annual MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit taking place next week from Tuesday 9 – Thursday 11 April at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.
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Brexit: Irish Government makes plans to address skills shortages in critical sectors

3 April 2019

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation has today announced a number of changes to the Highly Skilled Eligible Occupations (“HSEO”) List and the Ineligible Occupations list. The Minister advised...
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Electronic Signatures in Ireland

21 March 2019

Electronic signatures (“e-signatures”) have been legally recognised in Ireland since the introduction of the Electronic Commerce Act in 2000 (the “2000 Act”) which allows online signatures to be recognised in...
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Immediate Access to Irish Labour Market for Spouses & Partners of Critical Skills Employment Holders

7 March 2019

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and The Minister for Justice and Equality recently announced a change to the arrangements concerning access to the Irish labour market for the...
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Differential Costs Orders – Nowhere to hide for Exaggerated Claims

25 February 2019

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified the position of differential costs orders which places a responsibility upon the Plaintiff to ensure that proceedings are issued in...
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Cross-Border Copyright Guide 2019

13 February 2019

David Hackett, Head of IP/IT at Eugene F. Collins provides an overview of copyright law in Ireland. The TerraLex Cross-Border Guide to Copyright provides a summary of copyright law in...
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Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2018

4 February 2019

The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2018 (“2018 Act”) is now in force, effective since 21 January 2019. The effect of the 2018 Act is to extend...
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Immigration Group Client Update

4 February 2019

As we approach Spring 2019, it’s a good time to pause and take stock of the various changes that have occurred in the year gone by. Our immigration team has...
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