Corporate and Commercial

12 Oct, 2017

The Companies (Accounting) Act...

The Companies (Accounting) Act commenced on the 9th June 2017 and applies to financial years beginning on or after the 1st January 2017. The purpose of the new Act is to bring Irish law in line with n...
9 Oct, 2017

Preparing for the GDPR

On the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will come into force. From this date, data controllers and processors will have significantly enhanced obligations towards ind...
8 Jun, 2017

Beneficial Ownership Register

 Article 30(1) of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive came into operation in Ireland on the 15 November 2016 under the EU (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities)...
2 May, 2017

Increased obligations for data...

IntroductionThe new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force across the EU on the 25th May 2018. Under this new Regulation, data processors will be subject to more stringent ...
18 Apr, 2017
Legal 500 2017 award Logo

Lavelle Solicitors is highly r...

Lavelle Solicitors has again been recommended in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa.The Legal 500 independently analyses the capabilities of law firms across the worl...
1 Dec, 2016

Mergers & Acquisitions an...

In the recent edition of the Sunday Business Post, Gríana O’Kelly, partner in the corporate department of Lavelle Solicitors, looks at two options for business expansion via equity funding or merge...
14 Nov, 2016

Privacy Shield Framework

A higher level of protection of personal data is given to individuals in the European Union than in the United States. This causes a difficulty where European companies wish to transfer individual’s...
13 Apr, 2016
legal500 EMEA Top FIrm 2016

Lavelle Solicitors listed as a...

Lavelle Solicitors has again been recommended in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa.For 28 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms acros...
7 Oct, 2014

The Companies Bill 2012

The Companies Bill 2012 passed the report and final stages in the Seanad on the 30 September 2014. 164 amendments proposed by the Government were agreed to. Some of the key amendments made to the Bill...