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  • Local Property Tax

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    Property Tax

    The Government’s new Local Property Tax (LPT), introduced by the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (The Act) affects all residential property in the state. Introduced in order to establish...

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  • Parental Leave Latest update

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    Parental Leave Latest update

    On the 8th March 2013 the European Union (Parental Leave) Regulations 2013 (“the Regulation”) was signed into law. The regulation gives effect to Council Directive 2010/18/EU (“the Directive”). The Parental...

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  • The Charities Act 2009

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    After an extensive drafting process The Charities Act 2009 was enacted in February 2009. Its full effect has yet to be felt however, as the Act is being commenced in...

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  • Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring Update

    The Personal Insolvency Bill (the “Bill”) was published on Friday, 29 June 2012 and provides for significant changes to the personal insolvency regime in Ireland.  It is envisaged that the...

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  • The Courts Bill 2013

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    The Courts Bill 2013

    The publication of the Courts Bill 2013 was announced by Minister Alan Shatter on the 19th March 2013. The implications of this Bill, if enacted, will be twofold: 1. Firstly,...

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  • Element Six Pension Case

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    Element Six Pension Case

    Members of the wound up defined benefit pension scheme at industrial diamond manufacturer Element Six Limited (a branch of De Beers Group) are suing the scheme’s trustees in a case...

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