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Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    Brexit: M&A deals will face higher filing fees in post-Brexit world

    Right now, businesses in the UK and Ireland involved in large-scale mergers and acquisitions are able to notify their deals to the European Commission (EC) for free.

    Brexit
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: Dec 2019

    ESG Regulations, UCITS supervisory sanctions, AIFMD Q&As, MAR suspicious transactions and order reports, EU CMU, Whistleblowing and AML/CTF.

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

    Compliance deadlines and CBI Supervisory Priorities for 2020.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&As: Dec 2019

    "The Twelve RBO Q&As of Christmas!"

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Commencement of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019

    The provisions of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 (the Act), which was signed into law on 26 June 2019, were commenced on 2 December 2019...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Nov 2019

    Domestically, there have been some developments, including the CBI's launch of a new guide to sanctions imposed under the Administrative Sanctions Procedure (ASP) for the financial services sector and the publication of the European Union (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Regulations 2019, amending the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010...

    Financial Regulation