Competition regulator to study public liability insurance sector.

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), Ireland’s competition regulator, has commenced a study into the public liability insurance sector… [ read more ]

What is “Vacant Possession”?

When selling a home or commercial premises, it will be usually be sold with “vacant possession”. General Condition 17 of the 2019 Conditions of Sale states… [ read more ]

Beneficial Ownership Register

The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 (“the Regulations”) were signed into law on 22 March 2019 and revoked the European Union… [ read more ]

Central Bank ‘Dear CEO letter’

On 8 April 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) issued a ‘Dear CEO’ letter to the management of regulated financial services providers. These are financial… [ read more ]

New Bill to increase number of Court of Appeal judges to 16

The Government has initiated legislation to increase the number of Court of Appeal judges to 16, i.e. a President and 15 ordinary judges. The purpose of the Courts… [ read more ]

Commercial Negligence – When Does The Clock Start Running?

The risk of injustice increases with the passing of time. To protect against this, a limitation period is a length of time set by statute, within which a legal action must be brought or a right enforced. In Ireland, limitation periods… [ read more ]