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An archive of the latest Carson McDowell news, events, and seminars.
Procurement Guidance Note 01/20 - Supplier Relief Due to COVID-19

Procurement Guidance Note 01/20 - Supplier Relief Due to COVID-19

07 April 2020

Following on from publication of the UK Cabinet Office’s guidance on the same issue, Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD) has released its own Procurement Guidance Note 01/20 (PGN) for Northern...

Author: Kerry Teahan
Practice Area: COVID-19 , Procurement Law

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Planning System in Northern Ireland

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Planning System in Northern Ireland

03 April 2020

Like many other aspects of life in Northern Ireland at the present time, there is uncertainty surrounding the implications of COVID-19 on the Northern Ireland planning system. The pandemic has...

Author: Faye Phillips
Practice Area: COVID-19 , Planning Law

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​Changes to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Explained

​Changes to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Explained

03 April 2020

Following criticism of the terms of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, the UK Government has announced several changes to the scheme’s key features and eligibility criteria. ...

Author: Rachel Lewis
Practice Area: Banking & Finance, COVID-19

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​Changes to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Explained

​Changes to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Explained

03 April 2020

Following criticism of the terms of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, the UK Government has announced several changes to the scheme’s key features and eligibility criteria. ...

Author: Rachel Lewis
Practice Area: Banking & Finance, COVID-19

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​COVID-19: Practical Issues for Borrowers ​

​COVID-19: Practical Issues for Borrowers ​

02 April 2020

The last few weeks will have presented challenges for many borrowers and attention will have turned to existing financing arrangements and the potential need for new financing arrangements.Those needs will...

Author: Fearghal McVey
Practice Area: Banking & Finance, COVID-19

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Data Protection

The Impact of COVID-19 on Data Protection

02 April 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has sent shock waves throughout the world, and organisations, irrespective of their business type, sector or size, have found themselves in uncharted water. As organisations try...

Author: Aisling O'Hare
Practice Area: Commercial Law, COVID-19 , General Data Protection Regulations

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Making a Will during COVID-19

Making a Will during COVID-19

01 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has, unsurprisingly, caused many people to stop and think about whether they have a valid, up to date Will in place. The Private Client team has...

Author: Neil Bleakley
Practice Area: COVID-19 , Private Client

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COVID-19 and Cyber Security

COVID-19 and Cyber Security

31 March 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations have been undergoing significant changes to the way in which they work. The last number of weeks have seen an unprecedented increase in...

Author: Peter Lamont
Practice Area: COVID-19 , Cyber Security

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Concerns for charity trustees during COVID-19

Concerns for charity trustees during COVID-19

31 March 2020

The current COVID-19 crisis presents an attack on all fronts to the third sector. Owing to social distancing measures and restrictions on movement announced by Boris Johnson on 23 March...

Author: Rachel Toner
Practice Area: Charity Law, Commercial Law, Corporate - M&A, COVID-19
Sector: Not for Profit

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COVID-19: The changing nature of Directors' duties at the onset of insolvency and the UK Government response

COVID-19: The changing nature of Directors' duties at the onset of insolvency and the UK Government response

31 March 2020

Directors are facing huge challenges at the current time, with the situation getting worse by the day. Although directors may take comfort from the fact that the statements from the...

Author: Paul McGuickin
Practice Area: Corporate - M&A, COVID-19

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