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April Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards APRIL 2021 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST ILRS AML SEMINAR Date for your diary  – On Thursday the 27 May 2021 Julie Brennan, Managing Director of the ILRS is going to give an AML talk which will be available to all ILRS clients, further details will be…
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March Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     MARCH 2021 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES UPDATE – LAW SOCIETY OF IRELAND In this month’s Law Society Gazette, John Elliot, Registrar of Solicitors and Director of Regulation has issued a Practice Note, which deals with the following:- Sets out the…
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January Newsletter 2021

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     JANUARY 2021 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   IS REMOTE WORKING HERE TO STAY? On the 15th of January 2021, the government published a plan/strategy titled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy”. The strategy objective is to ensure remote working is a permanent…
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December Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards   DECEMBER 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES The winter edition of the Parchment features an informative, must read brief article on Negative Interest Rates written by Susan Martin, Tony O’Sullivan and Paul Ryan.   The key points raised include: – Pillar Banks…
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November Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     NOVEMBER 2020- ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   SOLICITORS (MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORIST FINANCING) REGULATIONS 2020 SI No. 377/2020 – Solicitors (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Regulations 2020 were published on the 2nd October 2020 with an operative date of the 1st November 2020. To view…
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October Newsletter 2020

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     OCTOBER 2020- ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   PII COMMITTEE OFFERS GREAT INSIGHT INTO PII RENEWAL With the 2020/21 indemnity period looking like being a ‘hard market’ with increased premiums, in this month’s Law Society Gazette the PII Committee shares its knowledge on how to best…
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September Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards SEPTEMBER 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST CPD HOURS AVAILABLE WITH FLOR & MARTIN – FREE AND VERY RELEVANT As you are aware you have less than three months left to complete your CPD requirement for the 2020 cycle. This year, all hours can be done online…
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August 2020 Update

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     AUGUST 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   LAW SOCIETY ADVISES ON RISK MANAGEMENT TO KEEP PII COSTS DOWN On the 21st August an article appeared on the Law Society of Ireland’s website titled “Risk Management advice to keep down PII costs” in a climate…
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July 2020 Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     JULY 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   GUIDANCE ON S.150 & MONEYS RECEIVED FROM THIRD PARTIES In this month’s Law Society Gazette the Legal Services Regulation Act Task Force have advised on the following: –   Solicitors appointed to provide legal aid under the…
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June 2020 Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Research & Standards     JUNE 2020 – ARTICLES & ITEMS OF INTEREST   DBSI – DATA PROTECTION IMPLICATIONS OF THE RETURN TO WORK SAFELY PROTOCOL On the 26th June 2020 the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation published a guidance document titled “Data Protection Implication of the Return to Work…
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