How was 2014 for Irish firms? And how is 2015 shaping up?
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Property prices are rising again and this time Ireland’s lawyers are confident it is no bubble, while talk of an early wind-up for Nama hints at austerity’s end
Inward investment to Ireland is rising, just the tonic for its law firms
Republic of Ireland News
Irish firm Byrne Wallace has appointed Central Bank of Ireland general counsel Joseph Gavin as head of its financial services practice.
Irish firm Mason Hayes & Curran has reported a 25 per cent increase in turnover for 2014, with revenues rising to €60m (£43.7m) from €48m in 2013.
McCann FitzGerald has been appointed as the adviser to Allied Irish Banks (AIB) on its proposed capital restructuring by the Irish government.
Republic of Ireland Briefings
The Investor Money Regulations and the Client Asset Regulations 2015: implications for investment funds and MiFID firms download subscription
Breaches of the IMR or the CAR can attract various penalties.
Technology assisted review (TAR) approved by the Irish Courts download subscription
In disclosure exercises, by using TAR, we can dramatically shrink the pool of documents to be searched, resulting in significant cost and time savings.
Think inside the Knowledge Development Box: IP tax breaks in Ireland download subscription
The Knowledge Development Box is a corporation tax incentive for the development of IP, intended to attract foreign direct investment to Ireland.
The Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015: a guide download subscription
ICAV is a new corporate vehicle designed for Irish investment funds and came into force on 12 March 2015.
Fast-track dispute resolution and Irish construction contracts download subscription
Parties to a construction contract will be entitled to use the new fast-track statutory dispute resolution mechanism of Adjudication when the Construction Contracts Act comes into force.
Ireland: start-ups fuel economic recovery download subscription
The Irish economy is recovering from the recession. A recent report from Grant Thornton has found that Ireland is one of the most optimistic economies for 2015, far ahead of the global average.
Managing risk from a merchant acquirer perspective download subscription
Ireland’s National Payments Plan emphasises the promotion of electronic payment methods.
Office romances: employers beware download subscription
The video that went viral this month of colleagues in New Zealand caught on camera in their workplace brings in to focus the issues that employers face regarding office romances.