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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&As: Dec 2019

    "The Twelve RBO Q&As of Christmas!"

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Commencement of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019

    The provisions of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 (the Act), which was signed into law on 26 June 2019, were commenced on 2 December 2019...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Nov 2019

    Domestically, there have been some developments, including the CBI's launch of a new guide to sanctions imposed under the Administrative Sanctions Procedure (ASP) for the financial services sector and the publication of the European Union (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Regulations 2019, amending the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Nov 2019

    Domestically, CBI introduces enhanced measures to increase transparency of information provided to customers and conduct a review of differential pricing in the motor and home insurance industries; At European level, EIOPA publishes the second annual European Insurance Overview...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Nov 2019

    Domestically, CBI Review of CP86 implementation- phase 3; At European level, ESMA speech on fund liquidity

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Nov 2019

    Domestically, the CBI stated that the financing of a sustainable economy and climate risk is an important topic that is high on their funds and asset management sector agenda; At European level there have been many developments , including the publication of three sets of technical advice to the European Commission by ESMA regarding TC-CCPs under EMIR 2.2.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Nov 2019

    Domestically, the CBI has set out what it is doing in the area of climate change; At European level the European Commission hosted a conference on the implementation in the European Union of new international rules for the banking sector known as the "finalization" of Basel III reforms.

    Financial Regulation
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    Blockchain Ireland: The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide

    In this chapter, A&L Goodbody provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding blockchain law in Ireland.

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    EDPB publishes finalised Guidelines on territorial scope of the GDPR

    The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published its finalised Guidelines 3/2018 on the territorial scope of the GDPR (Article 3).

    GDPR
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    Agreement to have dispute resolved by expert determination disapplied contractual arbitration provisions

    In K & J Townmore Construction ltd. v. Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board [2019] IEHC 666 the High Court refused to refer a dispute to arbitration on the basis that an agreement between the parties to have the disputes resolved by way of expert determination had the effect of disapplying not only the conciliation provisions of the original contract but also the arbitration provisions

    Disputes
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    Supreme Court holds that debt must be particularised in summary proceedings

    In Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank v. O’Malley [2019] IESC 84, the Supreme Court has indicated that, if a lender wishes to use the High Court summary summons procedure for debt recovery, each of the component elements of an overall debt being claimed (i.e. principal, applicable interest rates, bank charges etc.) need to be specifically explained.

    Disputes
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    Differential Pricing: Motor and home insurance industries

    On 21 November 2019, the Director General of Financial Conduct at the Central Bank of Ireland, Derville Rowland, issued a Dear CEO letter  in respect of differential pricing in the motor and home insurance industries.

    Financial Regulation