Year: 2020


Corporate Insolvency Regime in Ireland

26 March, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has seen Directors of Irish incorporated companies turn their attention to the corporate insolvency regime in Ireland as they grapple with the economic effects of the crisis and consider their options in circumstances where their businesses may no longer be economically viable. Introduction The purpose of this summary is to give a […]

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What does the presence of COVID-19 mean for owners and occupiers of commercial properties? Part 2

24 March, 2020

There is no “cooling off” period available in times of crisis as far as the Landlord and Tenant relationship is concerned. Landlord and Tenant relationship The Landlord and Tenant relationship is governed by the lease agreement itself and in circumstances such as those we are experiencing at the moment the status quo is preserved. There […]

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What does the presence of COVID-19 mean for owners and occupiers of commercial properties?

23 March, 2020

The arrival of COVID-19 has wide ranging implications for owners, managers and occupiers of commercial buildings. We set out below some of the considerations in the current environment. Who is responsible? The closure order announced by the Government on the 12th March last imposed obligations on colleges, schools and leisure outlets to close their doors […]

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COVID-19 Business Continuity Update

12 March, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to impact the global community, Flynn O’Driscoll would like to update our clients on the steps we have taken to ensure business continuity. Based on guidance from the World Health Organization and HSE, we have augmented our already robust business continuity plan with specific steps to account for COVID-19. As the situation […]

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Equitable Execution in the Context of Debt Recovery

11 March, 2020

The appointment of a receiver by way of equitable execution is an equitable remedy available to the courts whereby the court appoints a receiver over a judgment debtor’s assets. This arises in cases where the remedies available to a judgment creditor at common law are inadequate. Generally, a judgment creditor must show the court that […]

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