Damien Malone participates in IR Global Guide: International Expansion: Building your Business Overseas

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers Despite these uncertain times, expanding overseas can be a key driver for future growth for an ambitious business. International expansion can breathe new life into a company, drive huge value and set it on a path of continued success. Expanding a business overseas is a strategic opportunity that will help diversify […]

Damien MaloneFounder and Managing Partner, Malone & Co

Larry Fenelon participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

Larry FenelonPartner, Leman Solicitors

COVID-19 Employment Update: Guidance on the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

This recent article by our Employment & Corporate Immigration Team, discusses the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme which came into effect from today 1 September 2020 until 31 March 2021. The scheme, which replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme, has been introduced as part of the July Job Stimulus Plan which offers assistance to employers affected […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

Nordic Aviation – What is a Scheme of Arrangement?

Nordic Aviation – What is a Scheme of Arrangement? A tumultuous summer In July this year, Nordic Aviation Capital (“NAC”) sought and was granted at the Irish High Court, a scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2014. The scheme’s result saw, amongst other things, a 12-month standstill and deferral of approximately US$5bn of both […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

Transfer of Wirecard Prepaid Card Programmes

Ominous news that the UK e-money subsidiary of scandal-ridden Wirecard AG is “intending to wind-down its FCA-regulated business” and that “the business will continue to trade while alternative arrangements are being made with its card providers.”  Having advised on the set up and transition of various prepaid card programmes and customers, I’m aware this is highly technical […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

Employment Update: Transdev Ireland Limited v Michael Caplis

This article considers a recent judgment by the High Court dismissing an appeal on a point of law by the employer, Transdev Ireland Limited, against the decision of the Labour Court. The Labour Court found that the dismissal of a Luas tram driver for moonlighting as a taxi driver was a disproportionate response to a […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

Déjà vu! Suspension of Right to Claim Redundancy Extended Once Again

This article provides a brief update on government’s decision to extend the suspension of redundancy provisions relating to temporary lay-off and short-time work until November 30th 2020. We are available to discuss any issues that may arise for you as a result of your evolving obligations as an employer during this time of uncertainty. For […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

EU Regulation of Crowdfunding Services Builds On The Approach to Payment Services

The EU Parliament is about to adopt a crowdfunding regulation that will enable ‘European crowdfunding service providers’ (ECSPs) to facilitate businesses raising funding directly from investors across the EU far more easily than they can today. The regulation calls for the related funds flows to be handled under payment services regulation, and adds operational and prudential requirements […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

Annual Event – Future of Law, Digital Legal Day

The 6th Annual ‘Future of Law’ Forum Thursday, 24 September 2020 11.45am – 4.30pm LexTech, a legal technology company, invites you to the 2020 Future of Law Forum, which this year is called the “Digital Legal Day”. This takes place on Thursday, 24th September. The theme for this year brings practical digital solutions in commercial, […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors