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Distribution Agreements: What are the Competition Law Considerations?

22 November 2021

A key consideration for a business entering into a distribution agreement is to ensure the agreement complies with competition law to avoid the risk of incurring potential substantial penalties and...
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Changes to the citizenship application process and immigration requirements over the Christmas period

15 November 2021

From 1 January 2022, new applicants for citizenship will not be required to submit their original passport with the initial application Re-entry visas for minors are suspended over Christmas to...
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Important Procedural Changes in Civil Litigation

4 November 2021

Practitioners and parties to High Court litigation should be aware that from 13 November 2021, certain rules of the Superior Courts are due to change.1 Pursuant to S.I. 490/2021, the...
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Business Immigration in Ireland

28 October 2021

Members of our Immigration Group, David Cantrell (Partner), David Heneghan (Associate), Áine Hartigan (Consultant) and Aidan Doran (Solicitor) provide a Q&A guide to Business Immigration in Ireland. The Guide gives...
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The Affordable Housing Act 2021: New Measures

19 October 2021

The Affordable Housing Act 2021 (the “Act”), which provides for an expansion of the role of the State in the provision of affordable housing at below open market prices, was...
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Complete lifting of Mandatory Hotel Quarantine in Ireland

27 September 2021

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, has announced the removal of all remaining States from the list of States designated for the purposes of Mandatory Hotel Quarantine (MHQ) with effect...
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Eugene F Collins Pledge support to Law Society Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Charter

24 September 2021

Eugene F Collins is delighted to be a signatory of the Law Society’s Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Charter. As a signatory, the firm will “treat all individuals and...
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Liars Beware: Implications of the Criminal Justice (Perjury and Related Offences) Act 2021

20 September 2021

The Criminal Justice (Perjury and Related Offences) Act 2021 (the “Act”) which establishes perjury and related offences as a statutory criminal offence, commenced on 28 July 2021. This article sets...
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Announcement of a final extension of immigration permissions to 15 January 2022

15 September 2021

On 14 September 2021, the Minister for Justice, Heather Humphreys and the Minister for State for Law Reform, Youth Justice and Immigration, James Browne announced a final temporary extension of...
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Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2021 paves way for establishment of new White Collar Crime Agency in Ireland

15 September 2021

The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2021 (the Bill), which was recently approved by the Government, has set in motion the process whereby the current Office of the Director of...
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