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Matheson
In a development that will be of some relief for employers, in Kearney v Byrne Wallace, the High Court has affirmed that it does not have jurisdiction to grant an injunction in circumstances...
Arthur Cox
Companies and other corporate bodies operating in Ireland will risk criminal liability if they do not have adequate anti-corruption policies and procedures in place, once proposed anti-corruption legislation becomes law.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Irish Government's "White Collar Crime Package", announced in early November 2017, identifies a number of initiatives for further strengthening the corporate governance framework.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Irish Government, through the Departments of Business, Finance and Justice, has identified four distinct themes in order to strengthen the existing regulatory and legislative framework ...
Dillon Eustace
On 2 November 2017, the Government published a package of measures designed to strengthen Ireland's response to white collar crime
Arthur Cox
On 2 November 2017 the Government published its new White Collar Crime package.
Arthur Cox
Eight of the top ten fines ever issued under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) were levied on European companies.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Mandatory Reporting and Child Safeguarding Statements will become law in just over 2 months. The remaining provisions of the Children First Act 2015 will come into effect on the 11th of December next.
Matheson
Under Irish law, offences are divided between summary (minor) offences and indictable (serious) offences. In general, regulatory bodies are authorised to prosecute summary offences along with the Garda Siochána
Arthur Cox
Disclosure is an essential feature of the criminal justice process. If not done correctly, it can cause issues for both prosecutors and accused and can jeopardise the successful prosecution of a case.
Matheson
There are a number of bodies, regulatory and otherwise, which investigate corporate crime in Ireland.
Maples and Calder
In a recent judgment concerning an investigation by the UK Serious Fraud Office into alleged corruption in mining companies in Kazakhstan and Africa owned by the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd, ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2016 came into force, requiring corporate and other legal entities incorporated in the State to obtain...
Arthur Cox
Fraud, asset misappropriation and money laundering are among the top five economic crimes reported by Irish companies in the past two years.
Matheson
There are a number of bodies, regulatory and otherwise, which investigate corporate crime in Ireland. These include An Garda Síochana (the Irish police), the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE), the Office of the Revenue Commissioners (the Revenue Commissioners), the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and the Office of the Data Protection Commission (ODPC).
Arthur Cox
Regulators and other bodies with the power to search premises should consider identifying the specific offence suspected when applying to court for a search warrant and setting out the specific offence on the face of the warrant.
Matheson
Matheson partners, Bríd Munnelly and Carina Lawlor, co-author the Ireland chapter for The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime 2016.
Matheson
The Group of States against Corruption ("GRECO") published its fourth evaluation report on corruption prevention in Ireland on 21 November 2014.
Maples and Calder
It is a feature of the Irish criminal system that the right to trial by jury in respect of serious crimes is well-nigh absolute.
Arthur Cox
The offence of money laundering, and the associated anti-money laundering measures are set out in the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 which implemented the Third EU Money Laundering Directive.
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Dillon Eustace
On 2 November 2017, the Government published a package of measures designed to strengthen Ireland's response to white collar crime
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Irish Government, through the Departments of Business, Finance and Justice, has identified four distinct themes in order to strengthen the existing regulatory and legislative framework ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Irish Government's "White Collar Crime Package", announced in early November 2017, identifies a number of initiatives for further strengthening the corporate governance framework.
Arthur Cox
Eight of the top ten fines ever issued under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) were levied on European companies.
Arthur Cox
On 2 November 2017 the Government published its new White Collar Crime package.
Arthur Cox
Companies and other corporate bodies operating in Ireland will risk criminal liability if they do not have adequate anti-corruption policies and procedures in place, once proposed anti-corruption legislation becomes law.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Mandatory Reporting and Child Safeguarding Statements will become law in just over 2 months. The remaining provisions of the Children First Act 2015 will come into effect on the 11th of December next.
Matheson
There are a number of bodies, regulatory and otherwise, which investigate corporate crime in Ireland. These include An Garda Síochana (the Irish police), the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE), the Office of the Revenue Commissioners (the Revenue Commissioners), the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and the Office of the Data Protection Commission (ODPC).
Arthur Cox
Fraud, asset misappropriation and money laundering are among the top five economic crimes reported by Irish companies in the past two years.
Matheson
Under Irish law, offences are divided between summary (minor) offences and indictable (serious) offences. In general, regulatory bodies are authorised to prosecute summary offences along with the Garda Siochána
Matheson
There are a number of bodies, regulatory and otherwise, which investigate corporate crime in Ireland.
Arthur Cox
Regulators and other bodies with the power to search premises should consider identifying the specific offence suspected when applying to court for a search warrant and setting out the specific offence on the face of the warrant.
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