Legal Updates & Insights: P1092 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Errors in Investment Funds The Central Bank of Ireland consults on regulatory framework

    The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) issued a consultation paper about the treatment, correction and redress of fund errors. The consultation closes on 9 December 2019

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

    What is the latest update on requirements for liquidity risk management?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    UCITS and AIFs Liquidity: Stress testing and management

    On 2 September 2019, ESMA issued its final guidelines on liquidity stress testing in UCITS and AIFs. The guidelines become effective on 30 September 2020. They apply to UCITS Management Companies, SMICs, AIFMs and internally managed AIFs (Fund Management Companies or FMCs).

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Ireland China Business Magazine Summer 2019

    ‘Building an exciting future based on a strong past’: Marie O’Brien, Partner and Head of A&L Goodbody's China Programme examines some of the key developments between Ireland and China since diplomatic relations were established forty years ago.

    China
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    Summary of the Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2)

    The core objectives of Payment Services Directive (PSD2) included enhancing the security of payments and limiting fraudulent transactions. In this regard, the regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA) that underpin certain security requirements under PSD2 were scheduled to come into force on 14 September 2019.

    Finance
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    Central Bank Deadlines for Christmas 2019

    Central Bank Deadlines for Pre-Christmas/Year-End Applications 2019

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Central Bank launches new AML/CTF Guidelines for the Financial Sector

    The Central Bank published the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Guidelines for the Financial Sector (the Guidelines) on 6 September 2019. The Guidelines replace the previous Guidelines which had been in place since 2012. 

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Cross Sectoral August 2019

    Domestic News – This month, the CBI published its annual pre-Budget letter to the Minister for Finance, as well as the Quarterly Financial Accounts for Q1 2019.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance August 2019

    Domestic News – This month, Central Bank of Ireland (the CBI) appointed a new Chief Information Officer and Director of Insurance Supervision.

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

    Domestic News – This month, the Central Bank published its Investment Fund Statistics for Q2 2019.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking August 2019

    Domestic News – This month, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published a financial stability note on Brexit and its Regulatory Service Standards Performance Report for the first half of 2019, as well as withdrawing its regulatory notice. 'Valuation Processes in the Banking Crisis - Lessons Learned - Guiding the Future' regulatory notice.

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds August 2019

    Domestic News - This month the Central Bank issued a reminder to funds in relation to Brexit preparedness and commenced phase two of its assessment of the implementation of CP86. European News - This month ESMA published guidelines on liquidity stress testing in UCITS and AIFS and the legislative package on cross-border distribution of funds came into force

    Asset Management & Investment Funds