CJEU strikes down EU-US Privacy Shield

21 July, 2020

On the 16th of July 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) declared the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement (the “Privacy Shield”) invalid on the basis that it did not sufficiently protect the personal data of European citizens to the standard required by EU 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).   Under […]

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Scheme of Arrangements

9 July, 2020

The Scheme of Arrangement process is a very powerful tool that can be used by companies to restructure their debts and provides a cheaper alternative to examinership. It can also be used by companies to reorganise their group structure. Scheme of Arrangement – what is it? A Scheme of Arrangement is a procedure under Chapter […]

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Going Concern Considerations

2 July, 2020

Presumption of carrying on business as a Going Concern Paragraph 11 of Schedule 3 of the Companies Act 2014 (the “Act”) provides that the amounts to be included in the financial statements of a company are to be determined in accordance with accounting principles set out in Paragraphs 12 to 17 of Schedule 3 of […]

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Introduction to Practical Completion

5 June, 2020

What is practical completion? Practical completion is vitally important in construction projects. It is a landmark in works which represents handing over of possession of a site and the transfer of insurance liability from the contractor to owner. Further, when practical completion is achieved, this often triggers the release of retention monies and any other […]

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Contracts and Litigation, post Covid-19, a new dawn?

4 June, 2020

About The Authors Pat Flynn Pat founded the firm in 2002. In 1983 he graduated with an honors BCL law degree from University College Dublin. He was admitted as a solicitor in Ireland in 1987 and in England and Wales in 1996. In 2013 he completed……. View Profile     David Curran David holds an […]

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