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105, 2018

OFX attend Crawford Art Gallery for Networking at Noon

Fiona O’Connell (pictured above) and Eoghan Doolan attended Cork Chamber’s first ‘Networking at Noon’ event recently in the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork on 26 April 2018.

Cork Chamber members visited the Crawford Art Gallery where they  had the chance to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and make some new business connections amid […]

3004, 2018

OFX sponsors Camille O’Sullivan at the Cork Midsummer Festival 2018

At O’Flynn Exhams, we are delighted to announce our sponsorship of Camille O’Sullivan’s upcoming Cork Opera House show, as part of Cork Midsummer Festival.

World-renowned singer and story-teller Camille O’Sullivan returns for the Cork Midsummer Festival for one night only alongside the Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra, conducted by John O’Brien. The event takes place on […]

2604, 2018

Key Commercial Property Measures – Budget 2017 and the Finance Act 2017

Stamp duty on non-residential property

The Finance Act 2017 (“the 2017 Act”), which came into law on 25 December 2017, introduced a significant change to stamp duty.

The 2017 Act legislates for an increase in the stamp duty rate on transfers of non-residential property from 2% to 6%. The increase applies in respect of transfer deeds executed […]

2004, 2018

OFX shortlisted as finalists in the Irish Law Awards 2018

O’Flynn Exhams are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Irish Law Awards, 2018. OFX have been shortlisted as finalists in the Munster Law Firm of the Year category. This award honours outstanding firms of solicitors in Munster who have demonstrated an exceptional achievement in the law in 2017.

Amongst […]

1104, 2018

New Rules on Cybersecurity – Operators of Essential Services and Digital Service Providers Prepare

The annual cost of cyberattacks for EU member states has been estimated as being in the region of €33.6 billion, with that cost increasing every year.

In that context, it is somewhat surprising that the first set of EU wide rules on cybersecurity are only due to come into effect on 10 May 2018 in the […]

904, 2018

CCTV and GDPR

Recognisable images captured by CCTV systems are “Personal Data” and an organisation operating CCTV on its premises would be categorised as a data controller when installing and collecting images and recordings of individuals.

As the collection of such images is seen as a type of processing of personal data, all usage of CCTV, other than in […]

1203, 2018

OFX Attends Southern Law Association Annual Dinner

O’Flynn Exhams was delighted to recently attend the Southern Law Association (SLA) Annual Dinner in the Maryborough Hotel and Spa on 23 February.

The event was attended by almost 300 SLA solicitor members and their guests, which included members of the Cork judiciary, the President and Director General of the Law Society, Presidents of sister Bar […]

703, 2018

Changing Times in Construction Claims

 As the economic recovery continues and the need for construction increases, so too does the potential for construction related litigation.

The recent Supreme Court decision of Liam Brandley and WJB Developments Limited v Hubert Deane t/a Hubert Deane & Associates and John Lohan t/a John Lohan Groundworks Contractors 2010/10994P focuses on the question of limitation periods […]

503, 2018

The Impact of Data Protection on Examinations

On the 20th December 2017 The European Court of Justice (ECJ) gave its judgment on the request for a preliminary ruling from the Irish Supreme Court on whether an examination script consists of personal data in so far as an examination candidate might be entitled to ask the examination body for access to his own […]

1602, 2018

OFX Partner attends Network Cork February event

 

O’Flynn Exhams’ Partner Aeibhin Cahalan (pictured, left) was delighted to attend Network Cork’s February event on GDPR. It was held at The River Lee Hotel, Cork on February 7th.

We are now providing training and workshops to employees and directors on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For more information on how we can help your […]