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William Fry associate Patrick Murphy and trainee Laura Flanagan look at a recent scandal in the world of esports. Esports is an umbrella term which describes the world of competitive, organised video gaming. On 29 September 2020 the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) suspended 37 individual Counter

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William Fry has announced the appointment of 11 new partners across its corporate and M&A, litigation and dispute resolution, banking and finance, tax and employment and pensions teams.

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Venture capital funding into Irish firms recorded its highest quarter on record during the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak, but during the second quarter first time funding fell by almost 60 per cent, according to a survey published by the Irish Venture Funding Association (IVFA) and William

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There is reason to be "cautiously optimistic" about a rise in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the second half of 2020, a senior corporate lawyer has said. Stephen Keogh, head of corporate and M&A at William Fry, said 2020 is "likely to represent one of the lowest, if not the lowes

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Leo Moore, partner at William Fry, examines a recent High Court decision and the potential implications for IP rights in sport. A live blocking injunction involves Internet Service Providers (ISPs) identifying and blocking illegal streams for the period of a Premier League football match. The list o

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Ailbhe Dennehy, partner at William Fry, considers a significant High Court ruling concerning an employee dismissed during probation. Traditionally, dismissals during probation have been considered relatively low risk by employers since the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) requires employees to h

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William Fry partner Sonya Manzor has been appointed to lead the firm's multidisciplinary, full-service tax team. Ms Manzor, who joined the firm in 2005, advises both domestic and multinational corporations across a range of sectors on Irish tax matters.

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Colin Russell, trainee solicitor at William Fry, considers a recent European Court of Justice ruling that copyright protection can apply to a product's shape. In a case concerning the Brompton folding bicycle, a Belgian court sought a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on wh

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Major Irish law firms including Matheson, William Fry and Eversheds Sutherland are continuing to make strategic hires and welcome newly-qualified solicitors, trainees and interns in spite of the COVID-19 crisis, Irish Legal News can reveal. Top-level hires completed in recent weeks have included con

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Pay and bonus cuts have been implemented at McCann FitzGerald, William Fry and Arthur Cox in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Irish Times. McCann FitzGerald has reportedly slashed working hours and salary for most staff by 20 per cent for four months, though no salary will be a

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William Fry unpacks recent clarifications about certain provisions of the Government's temporary wage subsidy scheme. The Revenue Commissioners have issued some recent welcome clarifications about certain provisions of the Government's temporary wage subsidy scheme.

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William Fry partner Laura Scott, senior associate Colette Brady and trainee solicitor Sophie Delaney consider whether growing concerns about the availability of certain drugs and equipment in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic will we see governments start to issue compulsory licences. Concerns arou

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