Legal Updates & Insights: P1068 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Dec 2019

    Domestically, CBI publishes first Motor Insurance Report of the National Claims Information Database; At European level, EIOPA identifies areas where risks for consumers remain high...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Dec 2019

    Domestically, CBI Supervisory Priorities for 2020; At European level, ESMA's pan-EU review on the use of supervisory sanctions for UCITS

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

    Domestically, the CBI has released its final markets update of 2019; At European level a new regulation on the powers, governance and funding of the ESAs has been published...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Dec 2019

    Domestically, the CBI published the second Financial Stability Review of 2019, and the Department of Justice published an independent evaluation of community banking in Ireland; At European level the European Commission and Council have issued a joint statement on "stablecoins", while the EBA has published reports on short-termism, and risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector...

    Financial Regulation
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    Dawn raids - practical advice for general counsel

    Dawn raids - practical advice for general counsel

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Public Consultation on the revised draft Wind Energy Development Guidelines

    The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD, launched a public consultation on proposed revisions to the Wind Energy Development Guidelines (the draft Guidelines) on 12 December 2019.

    Environmental & Planning
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    Ireland chapter in The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review 2020

    A legal guide to Acquisition and Leveraged Finance in Ireland

    Finance
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    The Central Bank of Ireland has updated its Minimum Competency Code 2017 and Minimum Competency Regulations 2017 Q&A

    The Central Bank of Ireland has updated its Minimum Competency Code 2017 and Minimum Competency Regulations 2017 Questions and Answers, in order to take account of the Mortgage Credit Directive, MiFID II and the Insurance Distribution Directive...

    Commercial & Technology
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    New AML Regulations for Cheque Cashing Offices

    The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Cheque Cashing Offices) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations) were signed into law by the Minister for Finance on 2 December 2019. The Regulations amend section 108A of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Acts 2010 to 2018 (the Acts)...

    Commercial & Technology
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    ESAs publish joint guidelines on AML/CFT cooperation and information exchange

    The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA) have published Joint Guidelines on cooperation and information exchange between competent authorities supervising credit and financial institutions (the Guidelines)...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019

    Alan Roberts, Partner and joint Head of A&L Goodbody's Environmental & Planning Group, recently provided the Irish contribution to the Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019 guide

    Environmental & Planning
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    New EU Regulation on SME growth markets

    A new regulation (the Regulation) to promote the use of SME growth markets has been published in the Official Journal and enters into force on 31 December 2019. The Regulation is designed to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access financing through public markets by reducing some of the administrative burdens and compliance costs faced by issuers on an SME growth...

    Commercial & Technology