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NOWHERE TO HIDE – The New Beneficial Ownership Register Nine things you need to know
24 March, 2017

Corporate group structures are often utilised by companies in an effort to maintain the privacy of their owners. However, recent events, such as the ‘Panama Papers’ scandal, have brought the topic of corporate transparency to the forefront of both political and legal agendas. As a result of this, there has been an increased focus by […]

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Cybersecurity Breaches The Risks and How to Mitigate Them
17 March, 2017

The In the last 12 months, the number of cybersecurity attacks has grown significantly. The Central Bank of Ireland has also recently released its guidance paper on cybersecurity risk. Groups However, it is not just large institutions that need to be aware of this threat. Businesses of all sizes are potential targets to a cybersecurity […]

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Top Ten Tips when Renting Commercial Property
22 February, 2017

If you are contemplating investing in renting commercial space in Ireland, Joy Comber, of Flynn O’Driscoll, Business Lawyers, has set out our top 10 tips. Download Full Article

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Non-EEA Resident Directors
30 January, 2017

Under the Companies Act 2014 (the “Act”), at least one director of an Irish registered company must be a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) however this requirement does not apply to any company that holds a bond or section 140 certificate. The bond in place must be to the value of €25,000, allowing […]

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Updated European Law on Electronic Signatures
19 December, 2016

The Digital Single Market strategy of the European Union has taken another step forward in recent months with Regulation 910/2014 (the “eIDAS Regulation”) coming into effect on the 1st July 2016. The eIDAS Regulation seeks to update the current EU law in the area, repealing the eSignatures Directive, dating back to 1999. Download Full Article

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