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Legal Updates & Insights

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    ICO clarifies time limit for responding to subject access requests

    The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has amended its guidance on the time limit for responding to a subject access request (SAR).

    GDPR
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    Terminating a banking relationship where money laundering is suspected

    In N v Royal Bank of Scotland, the English High Court held that a bank was not in breach of contract for closing a customer's account without notice in circumstances...

    Finance
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    Discovery of loan purchase price ordered on the basis of a plea of unjust enrichment

    In Promontoria (Aran) Ltd v Sheehy [2019] IEHC 613, the High Court ordered discovery of documents revealing the price paid by the plaintiff to Ulster Bank for loans allegedly made to the...

    Disputes
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: Aug 2019

    Are Irish Funds required to appoint audit committees?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: Aug 2019

    ESMA liquidity stress testing guidance, EU equivalence, cross-border fund distribution, AML/CTF

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments: Aug 2019

    Brexit update deadline, liquidity management expectations, CP86 review, UCITS and AIFM Regulations, Central Register of Beneficial Ownership GDPR breaches, National AML/CTF Risk Assessment, Market Abuse, Prospectus Regulation

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Harmonisation of cross-border distribution of UCITS and AIFs

    A European Directive and Regulation on the cross-border distribution of funds (CBDF) came into force on 1 August 2019.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    An introduction to the Global Aircraft Trading System (GATS)

    In spring 2019, AWG announced that it had contracted with technology solutions company Fexco to build, support and operate the the Global Aircraft Trading System (GATS) platform.

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    Irish Package Travel Regulations 2019

    The EU Directive on Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements (Directive 2015/2302) was transposed into Irish law by the European Union (Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 80/2019) (the...

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    The European Union (Prospectus) Regulations 2019

    As we communicated in our article last month, the new EU Prospectus Regulation (the Regulation) has applied in full across the EU since 21 July 2019. At a domestic level, the European...

    Corporate and M&A
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    European Union: Competition—Abuse of dominant position

    On 13 May 2019, the European Commission fined Anheuser-Busch InBev NV/SA (AB InBev) €200,409,000 for abusing the company’s dominance in the Belgian beer sector because the company relabelled one of its...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Is a No-Deal Brexit Inevitable?

    There is a great deal of commentary that a No-Deal Brexit (NDB) on 31 October 2019 is inevitable. While one cannot rule out the possibility, it is far from inevitable and definitely...

    Brexit