By Melanie Crowley
, Edel Kennedy
Employers face increased risk of duplication of claims by employees before both the Workplace Relations Commission and the Irish High Court on foot of a recent decision by the Court of Appeal.
By Liam Riordan
A recent decision of the Labour Court serves as a useful reminder to employers that there is another route other than the Unfair Dismissals Acts by which an aggrieved employee can claim against an employer for a dismissal.
By Philip Nolan
, Mark Adair
Financial technology, also known as Fintech, is only getting bigger. Let's Talk Payments estimates that between July 2015 and January 2016 more than $5.5 billion of investments was made in the Fintech sector.
By Nicholas Metcalfe
A section of the Companies Act 2014 will make online filing of a number of forms at the Companies Registration Office mandatory from 1 June 2017. We review the key points to note with these forms.
By Stephen Gillick
A quiet revolution is about to occur in the UK concerning the manner and ease in which people can gain access to information on their pensions savings.
By Andrea Rattigan
Medical cards for children, registration of physiotherapists, a Judicial Council and housing are areas that have been marked as a priority in the Irish Government's Legislation Programme for Spring/Summer 2017.
By Christine O'Donovan
The English Court of Appeal has recently re-affirmed, in National Infrastructure Development Co Ltd v Banco Santander...
By Fionán Breathnach
, Conor Durkin
, Liane Müllers
In March 2017, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") issued a letter to Irish administrators in the funds industry on outsourcing of administration activities (the "Letter").
By Adam Hogg
The Government has been busy addressing three topical matters involving the sale of alcohol in Ireland.
By Ronnie Neville
The European Court of Justice recently determined that a company policy banning employees from wearing religious signs such as Islamic headscarves is not necessarily discriminatory.
By Eoin Cassidy
The Irish Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment has launched a public consultation on the draft National Mitigation Plan.
By Stephen Gillick
, Maura Dineen
, Niamh Keogh
There is a growing trend amongst employers towards rewarding key employees with share-based remuneration in place of cash bonuses.
By Jason Harte
Two recent developments may have rendered the Irish legal system less attractive to creditors. We examine the scope of these developments and the likely impact on debt collection activity in Ireland.
By David O'Donnell
, Justin McKenna
On 3 April 2017, the European Council announced that it had adopted, without debate, a directive which will amend the existing Shareholder Rights Directive.