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Mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance Ciarán Bolger, Geoff Moore, Stephen Ranalow
Corporate and commercial Brian O'Gorman, Maura McLaughlin, John Matson
Taxation John Matson, Caroline Devlin, Fintan Clancy, Ailish Finnerty
Banking Orla O'Connor, Ultan Shannon, Kevin Lynch
Financial regulatory Robert Cain
Derivatives Phil Cody
Inward investment John Menton, John Matson, Phil Cody
Asset management and investment funds Kevin Murphy, Tara O'Reilly
Corporate restructuring and insolvency William Day, John Donald
Energy and natural resources Alex McLean
Competition and regulated markets Richard Ryan, Florence Loric
Technology John Menton, Rob Corbet
Healthcare Pádraig Ó Ríordáin, Joanelle O'Cleirigh
Project and asset finance Grainne Hennessy
Employee share schemes Stephen Hegarty, Anne Corrigan
Media Colin Kavanagh, Gavin Woods
Listings Helen Berrill
Commercial property Kenneth Egan, Deirdre Barrett, Simon Hannigan
Arbitration Andy Lenny
Litigation and dispute resolution Andy Lenny, Eve Mulconry, Richard Willis
Professional negligence David O'Donohoe
Fintech Pearse Ryan, Robert Cain
Insurance Elizabeth Bothwell, Jennifer McCarthy
Food and drink Isabel Foley, Deborah Spence, Danielle Conaghan
Employment and industrial relations SĂ©amus Given, Kevin Langford, Cian Beecher, Louise O'Byrne
Pensions Philip Smith, Catherine Austin
Capital markets Cormac Kissane, Glenn Butt, Aiden Small
Environment and planning Deborah Spence, Danielle Conaghan, Yvonne Scannell
Telecommunications Conor McDonnell, Florence Loric
Intellectual property Rob Corbet, Gavin Woods
Life sciences Colin Kavanagh
Construction Niav O'Higgins, Karen Killoran
Product liability Isabel Foley
Projects/PPP Alex McLean, Aaron Boyle
Cyber security Gregory Glynn, Pearse Ryan, Joanelle O'Cleirigh

Legal Developments in Ireland

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  • New EU Consumer Rights Directive

    On 23/06/11 the European Parliament adopted the new consumer Rights Directive which was proposed by the European Commission in 2008. This is the further step towards this Directive coming into effect. The transposition into national law is envisaged for the end of 2013.
  • New Product Placement Rules

    Frequent viewers of the latest Hollywood films may be immune to it but Irish broadcasting bosses have traditionally never warmed to the idea of James Bond openly exhibiting the latest Aston Martin or BMW as part of the movie or the promotion of Absolut Vodka as part of the Sex and the City movie.
  • The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act, 2010

    The Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act, 2010 (“the Act”) was introduced into law on 01/01/2011. It brought into Irish law the concept of civil partnerships for same sex couples as well as certain rights for cohabiting couples.
  • European Enforcement Order Difficulties

    Duncan Grehan&Partners have recently been selected to contribute to a survey  carried out in all EU Member States to ascertain the practicability of the regulation 805/2004/EC.

    In recent times the closure of businesses has unfortunately, become common due to trading difficulties.
  • Dentists obliged to display fees from 1 June 2011

    Under a new Code of Practice recently published by the Dental Council, dentists in general practice must display their fees from 1 June 2011.
  • Court Orders 53% Rent Reduction on two Grafton Street Properties

    As the economy has declined and as the retail and services industries in particular suffer, debate continues on the issue of commercial rent reviews.
  • In Brief: Winter 2010

    IN THIS ISSUE... (1)  Pre-nuptial Agreements (2) The case of the purchaser who can’t complete (3) A word of caution on speed camera detector devices (4) Making a move – Bankruptcy tourists (5) New guidelines on Certificates of Compliance (6) Employment Law Association (7) The Lowdown on Downloading Music (8) The Fixed-Term Worker – a flexible solution for employers? (9) Changes introduced by the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010 09 Landmark Jury Award against Kenmare Resources plc (10) ecent Demolition Order proves that no one is above the Law (11) Rent Reviews – Reform or Resistance? (12) Who owns your Social Networks Contacts? (13) Periodic Payments – A better way of compensation? (14) Guest Contributor Prof. John McMullen – Transfer of Undertakings (15) Mediation – A New Impetus (16) Firm News
  • European Enforcement Orders – Problems and Solutions

    Regulation (EC) No. 805/2004 (“the Regulation”) created a European Enforcement Order for uncontested claims within the European Community. The aim of the Regulation was to permit the free circulation of judgments without the requirement for intermediate proceedings in the jurisdiction of enforcement to recognise the foreign judgment and convert it into a domestically enforceable measure.
  • Upwards only rent reviews – a thing of the past

    On 28 February 2010 the much-hyped section 132 of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 came into effect. This section effectively curtails upwards only rent review clauses.