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COVID -19: Force Majeure clauses and commercial contract considerations

26 March, 2020

In light of the outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 and the impact it has had on businesses globally, many companies are now faced with a situation where they are no longer able to perform their contractual obligations due to various government restrictions, lack of supply, or some other form of disruption. The effect of such […]

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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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Current Governmental Support on COVID-19

23 March, 2020

As businesses are facing unprecedented times, the availability of governmental support is critical to support business over the coming weeks and months. We have set out below the details of the support being provided by the Irish government and its agencies and offices, as of 23rd March 2020. Financial Support • A €200m Strategic Banking […]

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