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Dublin Commercial Litigation Update

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By Lisa Broderick, Rowena McCormack, Julie-Anne Binchy & Charlotte Burke


Published 02 April 2019


New Supreme Court Practice Direction

A new Supreme Court Practice Direction, SC 19 – Conduct of Proceedings in Supreme Court, came into effect on 10 January 2019. The new Practice Direction replaces SC 16 – Conduct of Proceedings in Supreme Court, which had been in operation since October 2014 and has been introduced following a review of the appeal process conducted during 2018...

Irish Data Protection Commission raises concerns

On 28 January 2019, the Data Protection Commission ("DPC") issued a press release on Facebook's proposal to integrate social media platforms, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, stating that it had asked Facebook for an urgent briefing on what is being proposed...

Update on the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman


Practitioners will be aware that the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017 provided for the amalgamation of the offices of the Financial Services Ombudsman and Pensions Ombudsman...


Witness Statements - Scope of Litigation Privilege

In Defender Limited v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited and Others [2018] IEHC 587, the Commercial Court had to consider the point at which a witness statement prepared as part of court proceedings losesitsprivilege status…


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