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Retail Clients: Central Bank to restrict sale of CFDs and ban binary options

Key Contacts: Orla O’Connor, Robert Cain, Maedhbh Clancy and Declan McBride. Click here to view the briefing in PDF format. As expected, the Central Bank has confirmed that once ESMA’s MiFIR product intervention measures expire, the Central Bank will use... Read More or Download PDF

Investment Funds Legal & Regulatory Update, June 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of our Asset Management and Investment Funds Legal and Regulatory Update. This issue includes updates on the Central Bank’s updated UCITS Regulations and the conclusion of its thematic review of performance fees, the clearing obligation... Read More

Pensions Update – Summer 2019

This is the Summer 2019 update from our Pensions Group. This includes updates on the following topics: IORP II (Directive (EU) 2016/2341) (“IORP II”) Brexit Contingency Planning for Pension Funds Case Law: Barnardo’s v Buckinghamshire and Others [2018] UKSC 55... Read More or Download PDF

Doctors and healthcare providers – what are your disclosure obligations to patients?

Authors: Joanelle O’Cleirigh, Jillian Conefrey and Rebecca Cawley. Click here to view the briefing in PDF format. A recent judgment of the High Court in the CervicalCheck litigation highlights the obligations on doctors and healthcare providers in respect of the... Read More or Download PDF

UK EAT concludes that bad leaver provisions were neither unconscionable nor a penalty clause

Authors: Kevin Langford, Declan Macquillan and Niamh Fennelly. Click here to view he briefing in PDF format. In Nosworthy v Instinctif Partners Limited, the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (the “EAT”) has upheld the enforcement of bad leaver provisions, which required... Read More or Download PDF

Labour Court re-affirms that different treatment does not necessarily mean less favourable treatment

Authors: Louise O’Byrne, Shane McCarthy and Niamh Fennelly. Click here to view the briefing in PDF format. The Labour Court, in Kerry County Council v Cora Carrigg, has overturned a WRC award made against Kerry County Council for an alleged... Read More or Download PDF