News & Insights

Immigration Update – Burgh Quay Registration Office Re-Opens for First-Time Registrations

24 August 2020

Burgh Quay Registration Office Re-Opens for First-Time Registrations Further to last week’s decision to temporarily close registration offices pending consideration of revised public health guidance, Immigration Service Delivery (“ISD”) have...
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Further extension of Irish Residency Permissions and Temporary Closures

20 August 2020

Further extension of Irish Residency Permissions and Temporary Closures In light of the recent national restrictions announced targeting the evolving Covid-19 pandemic, Immigration Service Delivery (“ISD”) have issued an update...
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SEO Judgement – Further Judgement of Mr Justice Simons 31 July 2020

20 August 2020

On 31 July 2020, Mr Justice Garrett Simons delivered a follow up judgement to his recent decision under which he determined that not only was the Electrical Contracting sectoral employment...
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Major Changes to the Operation of the Courts

18 August 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in dramatic changes in the administration of justice in the Irish courts. Following the outbreak of the pandemic, court lists were suddenly cleared to ensure that...
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Cookie Compliance: Irish Companies Face Potential Fines for Non-Compliance

17 August 2020

On 6 April 2020, updated guidance on cookie compliance for Irish websites was released by the Irish Data Protection Commission (the DPC). The guidance was produced following an investigation undertaken...
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European Commission Consultation on Collective Bargaining for Platform Workers

12 August 2020

On 30 June 2020, the European Commission launched a process to ensure that those who need to can participate in collective bargaining without the fear of breaking EU competition rules....
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Eugene F Collins appoints new Banking Partner

12 August 2020

Pictured from L to R: Libby Garvey, Head of Banking; Ray Byrne, Banking Partner; Mark Walsh, Managing Partner   Eugene F Collins has announced that Ray Byrne has been appointed...
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Face Coverings Now Mandatory in Indoor Spaces

11 August 2020

With effect from 10 August 2020, the Irish Government has made the wearing of face coverings mandatory by members of the public in retail and other indoor settings such as...
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Virtual AGMs and Company Constitutions

10 August 2020

COVID-19 continues to impact on how businesses are staying connected. This is particularly relevant for the requirement to hold virtual annual general meetings (AGMS). All Irish companies are required to...
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After the Ryanair -v – Belew case are restrictive covenants effective?

23 July 2020

Many Irish employers continue to include restrictive covenants in their contracts of employment, particularly for senior executives. These can often be drafted in generic terms and do not specifically address...
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