Legal Updates & Insights: P1020 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking July 2019

    Domestic News – This month, CBI published the results of its Bank Lending Survey for July 2019, as well as information on the criteria used in the supervisory review and evaluation process...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Cross Sectoral July 2019

    Domestic News – There have been some developments at domestic level, including a speech by Acting Governor of the CBI, Sharon Donnery on issues facing the Irish economy. The CBI also...

    Financial Regulation
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    The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) is gaining momentum…

    With the immediacy (and uncertainty) of Brexit, the MSA's is not top of the list for many organisations. However, July 2019 saw a significant development in this legislation with the UK...

    Employment & Incentives Belfast
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    Local Government Rates and Other Matters Act 2019

    There is currently some commentary in the marketplace regarding the recently enacted Local Government Rates and Other Matters Act 2019 which is giving rise to concerns that landlords will be required...

    Commercial Property
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    The Shipping Law Review - Ireland Chapter - 6th Edition

    Catherine Duffy, Vincent Power and Eileen Roberts, Partners at A&L Goodbody, provide an overview of shipping law, the shipping industry, shipping contracts, regulation and the legislative framework in Ireland.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Commercial Court indicates willingness to enforce expert determination clause on the basis of protecting commercially sensitive information

    In Clarke v Colorman (Ireland) Ltd [2019] IEHC 50, the Commercial Court determined that an expert determination clause in a Shareholders' Agreement could be enforced through the granting of a stay on...

    Disputes
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    Citizenship process in limbo pending new legislation

    Last year more than 10,000 people were granted Irish citizenship. In light of developments in the High Court in the past two weeks, many of these people may count themselves lucky.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    State Aid in Ireland 2019

    A review of State Aid law and policy in Ireland 2019

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Irish Competition Law – Some themes from the CCPC Annual Report 2018

    The 2018 annual report (Report) of Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has been laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament) and is expected to be published...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Largest ever GDPR fines announced by ICO – don’t fall into the 1%!

    In recent weeks you will have seen the high-profile press coverage of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announcement of its first potential fines under the GDPR enforcement regime. British...

    Belfast
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    UCITS Performance Fees - ESMA consults on guidelines July 2019

    ESMA issued a consultation on guidelines for performance fees in UCITS on 16 July 2019. The date for responses to the consultation is 31 October 2019...

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

    Cross-border fund distribution improvements from August 2021 The following Capital Markets Union proposals on the cross-border distribution of funds (CBDF) were published in the Official Journal of the EU. They will...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds