Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (JD Supra Ireland)
Discrimination: Sexual Orientation vs Religious Belief
In the case of Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd  NICA 39, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal considered how to treat competing characteristics protected under anti-discrimination law, namely sexual orientation and religious belief.
New Irish Companies Act 2014 Brings Changes to Private Irish Companies in June 2015
On 1 June 2015, Ireland’s new Companies Act 2014 (Act) will come into effect. The Act repeals and consolidates a total of 32 existing enactments relating to Irish company law into a single statute. It represents the largest piece of legislation ever enacted in Ireland and heralds significant reforms for new and existing companies.