Legal Updates & Insights: P1038 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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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 Irish Package Travel Regulations)

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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 Union (Prospectus) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 380/2019) came into force on 21 July 2019 (the 2019 Regulations).

    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 beer brands and also restricted supply of that brand so as to deter the cross-border sales of the brand within the EU

    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 not a racing certainty.

    Brexit
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    Claims in tort that financial investments were mis-sold to investors statute barred

    In Cantrell v. Allied Irish Banks Plc [2019] IECA 217 the Court of Appeal allowed an appeal of a finding of the High Court that plaintiffs who allege they had been mis-sold an investment product were inside the limitation period to bring their claims.

    Disputes
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    “New” considerations introduced by legislation for Circuit Court Judges to assess in respect of borrowers’ private principal residences

    The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Act 2019 has been signed into law and is due to commence before the start of the next Circuit Court term.

    Disputes
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    DPC Publishes Statement on the Public Services Card

    On Friday 16 August, the Data Protection Commission (DPC) published its findings on certain aspects of the Public Services Card (PSC). The DPC found that seven out of eight of its findings were adverse to the positions advanced by the Department of Employment and Social Protection (DEASP) and that there is and has been non-compliance with the applicable provisions of data protection law.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Government seeks submissions on online harassment

    The Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality is seeking written submissions from stakeholders on the issues of online harassment, harmful communications and related offences.

    Commercial & Technology