Legal Updates & Insights: P1050 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use

    The Climate Action Plan 2019 references Agriculture in various contexts.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    ICO announces biggest GDPR fines to date

    In the past two days, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued (potential) GDPR fines of £183.39m and £99.2m on British Airways (BA) and Marriott International Inc., respectively....

    Commercial & Technology
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    Despite inordinate and inexcusable delay, High Court refuses to dismiss claim for want of prosecution

    In Grant v Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources [2019] IEHC 468, Pilkington J found that although there had been inordinate and inexcusable delay in prosecuting the plaintiff's 16-year-old proceedings, the...

    Disputes
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    Dublin reaffirms its credentials as a key EU restructuring venue

    The recent approval by the Irish High Court of a scheme of arrangement that restructured US$1.65bn liabilities of Ballantyne Re plc (Ballantyne) confirms Dublin as one of the most...

    Restructuring & Insolvency
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    BEWARE: The Unintended Consequences of Full & Final Settlement Clauses!

    Full and final settlement clauses are standard in agreements that settle construction disputes. Current market practice is to include in a settlement agreement a full and final settlement clause in...

    Construction
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    Holiday Pay: the Saga Continues

    Almost every employer in Northern Ireland will be aware of the recent developments coming from the NI Court of Appeal relating to the calculation of holiday pay within the PSNI ...

    Belfast
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms June 2019

    Domestic News – Director of Asset Management and Investment Banking of the CBI spoke about the approach that the CBI are taking to ensuring they keep ahead of the changing regulation...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Cross Sectoral June 2019

    Domestically, the CBI issued correspondence in relation to the timeline for the final Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Guidelines for the Financial Sector. In European...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance June 2019

    Domestically, The CBI published its quarterly insurance newsletter and the general good rules pertaining to the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD). There were many notable developments, including the European Insurance and...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds June 2019

    Domestically the updated and consolidated Central Bank UCITS Regulations came in to effect and concluded its review of UCITS performance fees. On the european front, ESMA updated its AIFMD and...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking June 2019

    Domestic News – There have been several developments at domestic level, including the implementation of a ban on the sale of binary options and the restriction of the sale of contracts...

    Finance
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    Smash & Grab Adjudication 3 – The Story Continues

    So-called 'smash & grab' adjudications have been the subject of much debate in the construction industry in the last 18 months.That debate looks set to continue as permission has been granted...