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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Climate Action Plan 2019 and Data Centres

    Data Centres (DCs) are predicted as being a significant user of Irish energy resources in the future. Innovative renewable energy solutions will be required to meet this demand and minimise the need for grid reinforcement. ALG has advised on such solutions for DCs with renewable energy operato...

    Data Centres
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    Ireland to update its Investment Limited Partnership Act

    The Irish Government has published the Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2019 (the 2019 Bill) which substantially overhauls the Investment Limited Partnership Act 1994.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Ireland to simplify merger notification process – but not yet

    On 14 June 2019, Ireland's competition agency announced the introduction, probably in 2020, of a simplified merger review procedure.

    Corporate and M&A
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    A ‘Simplified Guide to Redeveloping Land Affected by Contamination in Northern Ireland’

    Throughout all stages of development, from planning, to construction and compliance, developers must ensure that risks associated with potential land contamination are identified and addressed, this can be a costly and time-consuming process.

    Belfast
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    Discovery refused even where ‘unconscionable conduct’ alleged

    n Kelleher v National Asset Loan Management Ltd [2019] IEHC 392​, the High Court refused an application for discovery, even in circumstance where the plaintiff alleged 'unconscionable conduct' on the part of the defendant. The court found that even if a' limited threshold' test for discovery is applicable to a case of this nature, the plaintiff must still show relevance and necessity. The court...

    Disputes
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    Data Centres: Irish environmental issues

    Environmental legislation in Ireland is principally administered and enforced in various ways. The Minister for the Communications, Climate Action & Environment has an important policy setting role and the Health & Safety Authority is responsible for the enforcement of occupational health and safety law. We set out some examples of the types of licenses or permits that are relevant to data

    Data Centres
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: June 2019

    EU & International. ESMA updates AIFMD and UCITS Q&As (on depositary functions), ESMA consultation on SFTR reporting, ESMA newsletter, AML/ CFT.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments: June 2019

    Irish Practice. Central Bank Markets Update, Central Bank Levies, Thematic Review of UCITS Performance Fees, Central Bank Speeches, Brexit and TPR.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Offshore Wind

    On 17 June 2019, the Government published its Climate Action Plan 2019 . The Climate Action Plan sets out a cross-sector suite of objectives and actions aimed at reducing Ireland's carbon emissions.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: June 2019

    What changes did the 2019 Central Bank UCITS Regulations make to the UCITS regime?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Updated and consolidated Central Bank UCITS Regulations 2019

    Updates to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations were published by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) on 6 June 2019. This follows CBI consultation CP119 which proposed amendments to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    ESMA UCITS Q&A update March 2019 - UCITS KIID benchmark disclosure

    The ESMA UCITS Q&A updated on 29 March 2019 clarifies benchmark and past performance disclosure obligations in UCITS KIIDs....

    Asset Management & Investment Funds