Beale & Co
the High Court considered applications for summary judgment in the related cases of Lord Bishop of Leeds v Dixon Coles and Gill (A firm) and Guide Dogs for the Blind Association v Box.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal that the media cannot name a deceased child victim of crime, on account of a provision of the 2001 Children Act has been met with concern...
What does it mean to act corruptly? What are the risks and what practical steps can businesses and other organisations take to address corruption risk?
In Ireland, a key issue for consideration and active management is businesses' anti-corruption policies.
A new statutory exception to the Rule against Hearsay – The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020
The Central Bank of Ireland (the "CBI") has fined The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland ("BOI") €1,660,000 for five regulatory breaches relating to two cyber-fraud incidents.
In this audio briefing, Joanelle O'Cleirigh, Partner in the Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Investigations Group, discusses how companies have seen a significant increase in the need for investigations in the Corporate Crime area.
Anti-Corruption & Bribery Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Ireland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Lenders and loan purchasers may find themselves faced with an allegation by a defendant in repossession and/or enforcement proceedings that they are not entitled to the reliefs sought, in circumstances where the defendant's signature on ...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The commencement of the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 represents a landmark in the combatting of bribery and corruption in Irish business in both the public and the private sectors.
The Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Act 2019 (the Act) was signed into law by the President on 23 July 2019 under the auspices of the Stormont House Agreement of 23 December 2014,...
If you have information relevant to white collar or financial crime and do not report it, you may be guilty of a criminal offence.
The Supreme Court has delivered an important judgment in Sweeney v Ireland  IESC 39.
The Supreme Court
also referred to other evidence put forward by Mr. Casey to support
his argument of officially induced error.
Following on from the publication at the end of 2017 of the Government's White Collar Crime Package, 2018 was a busy year in the corporate crime sphere.
The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018 came into force on 26 November 2018 (the "Amendment Act").
Mason Hayes & Curran
The rise of internet-based communications has complicated the ability of law enforcement to gather evidence in criminal investigations.
Victims of online fraud are often left without any practical remedies as, by design, the fraud will be carried out in such a way as to make it extremely difficult to uncover the fraudsters' identities and to trace any stolen monies.
The recently enacted Markets in Financial Instruments Act 2018, sets out maximum sanctions available for certain offences under the European Union Regulations 2017 where a person is convicted on indictment.
Ireland will move further away from its perceived "light touch" regulatory regime if commendations made by the Law Reform Commission (LRC) in a recent report are implemented.