A voice in Brussels; fast-tracking commercial disputes; and options for mortgageholders – The Irish Times

Fears that Ireland is losing influence in Brussels as a generation of powerful civil servants draw close to retirement has triggered a move by Government to encourage more Irish graduates to work in European institutions, writes Naomi O’Leary. A new strategy hopes to sharply increase the numbers working at the heart of the European Union.

A new arbitration service, working with some of Ireland’s top barristers and a retired appeal court judge, is hoping to offer quicker binding decisions at a much reduced cost in commercial disputes against the background of a growing backlog of cases in the High Court caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Colm Keena has the details of the service that has the support of the judge heading the Commercial Division of the court.

Shannon Energy and its Danish partner Obton will today announce they have more than doubled the amount they are investing in building out

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