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How To Benefit From The Changing Financial Sector

With the rise of internet-based banking and other sources of finance, the last few years have seen a huge change in financial services. Can these disruptors replace the status quo across sectors such as banking, lending and business loans or…

The Economic Threat Of The US Government Shutdown Persists

This latest United States Government shutdown, the longest on record has had an unprecedented impact on federal workers across the US. While politicians from both parties failed for weeks to even agree to negotiations to end the shutdown, as over…

Breaking Up The Big Four Would Be Premature

The accounting industry has had a rough enough time of it this year, with one bad story seemingly following another. The failure of leading auditors to detect the accounting shenanigans (or “jiggery pokery” as our own Niamh Brennan likes to…

Europe’s Largest Money Laundering Scandal

Danske Bank is at the heart of the largest money laundering scandal that Europe has ever seen. Over nine billion euros was laundered through Danske bank’s Tallinn branch in Estonia from 2007 to 2015. The source of these funds is…

Should You Invest In Tesla?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has attracted a lot of attention recently. The uncertainty of Tesla’s future is not helped by the CEO’s erratic behaviour. First there was the fiasco back in July of this year where Musk offered to build…

Trump’s Booming US Economy Is On Borrowed Time

Donald Trump may be broadly unpopular, but there is no denying that the US economy has improved since he took office. Unemployment is low, the stock market is high, and the effects of the $1.5 trillion tax bill passed in…

Belfast Police detain journalists as part of ‘intimidation tactic’, court rules

Controversy recently arose in Belfast concerning the search and arrest operation of two award-winning journalist’s Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey. The journalists are famously known for their recent documentary ‘No Stone Unturned’ which investigated the loyalist murders of six civilians…

Business Law

The Multi-Party Actions Bill 2017

Ireland lacks a simple way for litigants to bring combined actions. Following the tracker mortgage scandal last year, there has been another attempt to pave the way for multi-party actions (MPAs). Based on the Law Reform Commission’s 2005 Multi-Party Litigation…

Business Law

The Multi-Party Actions Bill 2017

Ireland lacks a simple way for litigants to bring combined actions. Following the tracker mortgage scandal last year, there has been another attempt to pave the way for multi-party actions (MPAs). Based on the Law Reform Commission’s 2005 Multi-Party Litigation…

The Multi-Party Actions Bill 2017

Ireland lacks a simple way for litigants to bring combined actions. Following the tracker mortgage scandal last year, there has been another attempt to pave the way for multi-party actions (MPAs). Based on the Law Reform Commission’s 2005 Multi-Party Litigation…

Driving Change: The Future of Autonomous Vehicles

Clayton Christensen in his seminal book The Innovator’s Dilemma reflected how every business leader must one day face a challenge to its business model, regardless of its industry or tenure as top dog. Approximately a century ago, the carmaker industry…

Exclusive Jurisdiction

The exclusionary rule is an established legal principle that forbids illegally obtained evidence to be used against any accused person. This legal notion first circulated in the English courts in the late 18th century but received its fullest expression in…