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

    Updated Central Bank Guidance on the use of financial indices by UCITS The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) issued updated guidance on the use of financial indices by UCITS...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: July 2019

    What do UCITS/ ManCos need to do following the Central Bank's letter on its thematic review of closet indexing?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Significant Court of Appeal decision - Confirmation that redundancy-based unfair dismissal claims belong in the WRC, not the High Court

    This week the Court of Appeal weighed in on the crucial question of precisely where an employee can legally seek to challenge the redundancy of their role. The

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    The new EU Prospectus regime – what’s new?

    A new prospectus regime applies across the EU since 21 July 2019. The Prospectus Regulation (the Regulation) was drafted by the European Commission with the intention of making it simpler and more...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Strategic Housing Development case-law update – failure to upload bat survey leads to permission being set aside

    Strategic Housing Development case-law update – failure to upload bat survey leads to permission being set aside This decision is of particular relevance to developers involved in Strategic Housing Development (SHD)...

    Environmental & Planning
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    New Regulation of Short-Term Lettings

    The Government has introduced legislation to regulate the short term letting sector. It passed the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 and supplementary regulations entitled the Planning and Development Act 2000 (Exempted Development) ...

    Environmental & Planning
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    Protected Disclosures – an overview of the proposed EU whistle-blower legislation

    In 2014 Ireland took the lead in whistle-blower protection with the introduction of its Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act). The Act not only consolidated Ireland's previous piecemeal legislative approach it actively...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Irish citizenship applications disrupted by significant High Court decision

    Last week's High Court decision in Roderick Jones v Minister for Justice and Equality (the Judgment) has shined a spotlight on the residency requirements for gaining Irish citizenship by naturalisation....

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Deferred Prosecution Agreement - Parent Responsibility in the UK

    On 4 July 2019, Mr Justice William Davis approved the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) entering into a three year Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Serco Geografix Limited (SGL). This is the...

    Disputes
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019 – A Sector By Sector Guide

    On Monday 17 June, the Government published its Climate Action Plan 2019, which sets out its proposed policy measures for addressing the threat of climate change in Ireland.

    Data Centres