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  • Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking (06 December 2016)

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland demands increased effectiveness in IT and cyber risk management; Central Bank publishes the outcome of its Review of Residential Mortgage Lending Requirements; Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48) (Housing Loan Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 published On the EU Front: European Banking Authority publishes a report on the impact of two new international frameworks proposed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision; European Banking Authority announces timing for publication of 2016 EU-wide transparency exercise data; European Parliament publishes a briefing on third-country equivalence in EU banking legislation

  • Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds (06 December 2016)

    On the Domestic Front: Loan Origination Qualifying Investor AIFs; Central Bank publish AIFMD Q&A. On the European Front: ESMA publish Q&A on application of AIFMD; ESMA publish Q&A on application of UCITS Directive

  • Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance (06 December 2016)

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes updates to Solvency II reporting materials; Insurance Ireland calls for reform of life assurance levy and exit tax; Insurance Ireland welcomes recommendations to address rising cost of insurance. On the European Front: PRIIPs – Proposed postponement and other developments; Insurance Europe comments on Paris Climate Change Agreement; EIOPA publishes letter on proposed timetable for Solvency II technical advice

  • Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms (06 December 2016)

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland publishes Q&A on the Transparency Regulatory Framework; Central Bank of Ireland publishes Feedback Statement on Consultation on the Central Bank Investment Firms Regulations 2015 On the European Front: European Banking Authority launches Consultation on designing a new prudential regime for investment firms; ESMA publishes Q&A on MiFID II and MiFIR market structures topics European Commission publishes three sets of Regulatory Technical Standards supplementing MiFIR

  • Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral (06 December 2016)

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Transparency Rules in respect of transparency requirements for issuers of securities admitted to trading on certain markets; Director of Enforcement of the Central Bank of Ireland delivers speech on the Bank's approach to enforcement; European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2016 enter into force. On the European Front: European Commission publishes proposal for a Regulation amending the Capital Requirements Regulation; European Commission publishes proposal for a Regulation amending the Single Resolution Mechanism Regulation; European Commission publishes two proposals for Directives amending the Banking Recovery and Resolution Directive

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