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Pensions Update – Autumn 2019

This is the Autumn 2019 update from our Pensions Group. This includes updates on the following topics: Beneficial Ownership of Pension Schemes Defined Contribution Master Trusts: Trustee Obligations S.I. 447 of 2019 European Union (Supplementary Pension Rights) Regulations 2019 S.I.... Read More or Download PDF

Adjudication Article Series: The Irish experience so far

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for all articles in this series, please click here. Click here to view the briefing in PDF format. In this fifth article in our adjudication series, we look at... Read More or Download PDF

Daly v Nano Nagle School: Landmark Supreme Court Decision on Reasonable Accommodation

Authors: Séamus Given, John Casey and Niamh Fennelly.  Click here to view the briefing in PDF format. Daly v Nano Nagle School The importance of this Supreme Court decision, which overturned last year’s Court of Appeal decision, is matched only... Read More or Download PDF

Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government confirms that property owners will not be liable for occupier rates

Authors: Kenneth Egan, Deirdre Barrett and Dearbhla Considine Click here to view this briefing in PDF format. Following lobbying by the commercial property sector and the Law Society, the Department has confirmed that the Local Government Rates and Other Matters... Read More or Download PDF

Adjudication Article Series: How the Construction Contracts Act 2013 can impact contracts

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for all articles in this series, please click here. Click here to view the article in PDF format. So far in this series, we have touched on the nature and... Read More or Download PDF

European Court of Justice – Reducing severance payments to reflect period of parental or maternity leave constitutes indirect sex discrimination

Authors: Louise O’Byrne, Hannah O’Farrell and Niamh Fennelly. Click here to view the briefing in PDF format. In the recent decision in RE v Praxair MRC SAS, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) has ruled that... Read More or Download PDF