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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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The Beneficial Ownership Register
8 December, 2016

The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations, 2016 (S. I. No. 560 of 2016) (the “Regulations”) transpose Article 30(1) of the European Union’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive (the “Directive”) into Irish law. Download Full Article

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Enforcing Standard Essential Patents under European Competition Law
3 August, 2016

In many technology markets, industry standards have become essential to ensuring interoperability and widespread adoption of a new technology. Download Full Article

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