Legal Updates & Insights: P10 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Apr 2022

    In domestic news, the European Union (Bank Recovery and Resolution) Resolution Fund Levy Regulations 2022 and the pre-legislative scrutiny report of the Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Bill 2022 were published. At...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Apr 2022

    In domestic news, the CBI published "Dear CEO" letter addressed to MiFID authorised firms offering structured retail products. At European level, ESMA published MAR guidelines, its views on the MiFID...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Apr 2022

    In domestic news, the CBI has published two "Dear CEO" letters on the withdrawal of retail banks from the Irish market, Derville Rowland delivered remarks at the Institute of Banking...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Apr 2022

    In domestic news, the CBI has responded to Pearse Doherty, T.D. on Business Interruption Insurance. In European news, EIOPA published monthly technical information on the RFR, its opinion on...

    Financial Regulation
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    New important EU competition/antitrust rules for many common business deals

    Did you know that your business could well have a "vertical agreement"?  Indeed, your business could be entirely dependent on so-called "vertical agreements".

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Contentious AGMs: a case study

    In our recent article, we discussed some of the key points of potential contention between boards and shareholders. As a follow-up, we have prepared a case study to demonstrate some...

    Corporate and M&A
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    CBI reportedly seeks High Court confirmation of its first adverse assessment under the Market Abuse regime

    It has been reported in Irish media that on 28 April 2022, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) lodged High Court proceedings to confirm an assessment that an individual engaged in insider...

    Disputes
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    Dear CEO letters: CBI reinforces consumer protection expectations in context of changing retail banking landscape

    As highlighted in our previous publication, the protection of consumers amid the changing retail banking landscape (resulting from the scheduled exits of KBC Ireland plc and Ulster Bank Ireland DAC),...

    Financial Regulation
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    EU shipping law & State aid - COVID-19: Italian State aid for coastal shipping

    On 5 May 2022, the European Commission announced that it had authorised Italy, under EU State aid law, to operate a €119m scheme to support cabotage and other maritime services because of...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Dear CEO letter: CBI review of MiFID structured retail products

    As highlighted in our previous publication, driving fair outcomes for consumers and investors, and for their interests to be at the centre of financial services, is an evergreen priority for...

    Financial Regulation
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    Food for Thought: Unfair Trading Practices in the Agricultural and Food Supply Chain

    In this publication we look at the principal features of the UTP Regulations, as well as the manner in which they will be impacted by the enactment of the Agricultural...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    State aid: Ukrainian crisis and State aid to hauliers

    On 27 April 2022, the European Commission approved Irish State aid worth €18m to support the road haulage sector given the Ukrainian crisis.

    EU, Competition & Procurement