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  • Article

    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Feb 2021

    SFDR, PRIIPs KID, ESG ratings, CBDF, ELTIFs

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - Feb 2021

    Differentiated share classes, DAoFI, CSA on UCITS costs and fees, beneficial ownership, CBI markets updates, Ireland for Finance Action Plan 2021, CBI consultation on stakeholder engagement

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A - Feb 2021

    Q&A of the month. What are the CBI's supervisory priorities for 2021?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • article

    EU Commission publishes draft UK adequacy decisions

    The EU Commission looks set to adopt two adequacy decisions in favour of the UK, which will allow businesses to continue to freely transfer personal data from the EU/EEA to the UK.

    Commercial & Technology
  • Article

    Member States agree on Council’s text for ePrivacy Regulation

    EU Member States have reached an agreement on the negotiating mandate for the draft ePrivacy Regulation (ePR). The ePR will repeal and replace the ePrivacy Directive (ePD) and all member state laws that implement it.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Review of Irish merger control in 2020

    A&L Goodbody's EU, Competition & Procurement Group has published its report on merger control by Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in 2020. 

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Revenue audits during the COVID-19 pandemic
    article

    Revenue audits during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Businesses have had to adapt to a broad spectrum of challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and so too have the Revenue Commissioners, who have been proactively engaging with taxpayers to address the extraordinary operating environment for businesses.

    COVID-19
  • publication

    On probation and not performing? Employers breathe a sigh of relief as fair procedures not required says the Court of Appeal

    The Court of Appeal has issued a landmark decision on dismissals during probation, overturning the High Court's decision in O'Donovan v Over-C Technology Limited and Over-C Limited.

    Employment
  • Article

    ALG co-hosted ‘Ireland’s investment limited partnership’ with DMS Governance

    ALG co-hosted 'Ireland's investment limited partnership' (ILP) webinar with DMS Governance on Tuesday 9 February.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    Public Consultation on Aspects of the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2021

    A&L Goodbody's EU, Competition & Procurement team has submitted a response to the public consultation on certain aspects of the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2021.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Irish Commercial Court rules on COVID-19 business interruption insurance claims
    publication

    Irish Commercial Court rules on COVID-19 business interruption insurance claims

    The Commercial Court delivered its judgment on Friday 5 February 2021 on insurance claims by various publicans against FBD Insurance for business interruption losses due to COVID-19 and resulting business closures. It ruled against FBD on the four core issues.

    COVID-19
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    Overview of the Pillar 1 Proposed Tax Dispute Resolution Process

    Pillar 1 of BEPS 2.0 is made up of two parts.  One part, Amount A allocates a portion of deemed residual profits of certain in-scope multinational enterprises (MNE) to market jurisdictions.

    Tax