Be Ready For The Regulator: Matheson Launches First Of Its Kind Mobile App For Dawn Raids In Ireland

Author:Ms Helen Kelly and Kate McKenna

Many Irish and EU regulators can search or Dawn Raid premises to investigate a suspected White Collar Crime. Their powers include to forcibly enter your business or home, demand information, and seize records. Ireland has seen more Dawn Raids in recent years and this trend may continue, as regulators' resources increase and Brexit may mean that EU regulators will no longer Dawn Raid in the UK.

Matheson is the first Irish law firm to offer a legal tech solution to aid businesses who may face a Dawn Raid. Matheson's Dawn Raid App is a tool for crisis management and training: providing guidance during a Raid and increasing awareness of Raid protocol in advance. Key features of the mobile app are:

Step-by-step guidance for a business experiencing a Dawn Raid Quick access to Matheson lawyers While every Dawn Raid raises specific issues and requires extensive legal support, the App provides a support which is essential especially in the first hour of a Dawn Raid.

Client-customised mobile apps and services are also available. Matheson designs company-branded Dawn Raid apps with tailored guidance, including on search powers in particular legal areas such as Competition, Data Privacy or Life Sciences. Matheson...

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