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New Requirements for Verification of Director’s Identity

12 December, 2022

New Requirement The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 was signed into law on 22 December 2021 (“the Act”). The Act contains a provision requiring all directors of Irish companies to provide their personal public service number (PPSN) when filing an annual return (Form B1), incorporating a new company (Form A1) or notifying the Companies […]

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European Court of Justice rules on the Register of Beneficial Ownership

29 November, 2022

European Court of Justice rules on the Register of Beneficial Ownership In a judgment dated 22 November 2022, the European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) ruled that public access to the registers of beneficial owners of companies in EU member states is no longer valid. In practice, this will mean that our clients will no […]

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Tips and Gratuities: New Law signed by the President to Protect Employee Tips.

25 July, 2022

 The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 (the “Act”) has now been passed by the Oireachtas and was signed by the President on the 20th of July 2022. While regulations are awaited to give effect to the Act, the Act is important as it aims to ensure that where tips are given that […]

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Limited Liability Partnership

7 July, 2021

With effect from Thursday 1 July 2021, Flynn O’Driscoll is authorised by the Legal Services Regulatory Authority to operate, and will operate, as a limited liability partnership (LLP) under the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 (the ‘2015 Act’) and the firm will be styled as Flynn O’Driscoll LLP from that date onwards. The Partnership Act […]

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Top 3 Things about Cookie Consent that Website Operators Need to Know

30 October, 2019

In Case C-673/17 Bundesverband der Verbraucherzentralen und Verbraucherverbande Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband Ev –v- Planet 49 GmbH, the European Court of Justice has decided that cookie consent is only validly constituted if the website user has given his or her consent actively and “consent given in the form of a preselected tick in a checkbox does not […]

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