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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: May 2019

    Has there been a change recently to the list of jurisdictions from which investment companies can re-domicile to Ireland?

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

    Irish Practice. EMIR Refit deadline, Central Register of Beneficial Ownership, Central Bank Speeches, FATCA and DAC2-CRS.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: May 2019

    ESG amendments to the UCITS Directive and AIFMD, Shareholders' Rights Directive, ESMA speeches and newsletter, Brexit and TPR, EU Legislative Proposals, Foreign Direct Investment screening, AML/ CFT.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Brexit Update – The Current Status of the Common Travel Area

    When it comes to what the post-Brexit landscape will look like for employers with British employees on Irish soil (and vice versa), the question of immigration status remains high on...

    Brexit
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    Court of Appeal upholds finding of defamation, makes declaration of breach of constitutional right to privacy

    ​In Nolan v Sunday Newspapers Ltd [2019] IECA 141, Peart J. found for the court that the High Court (O'Connor J sitting without a jury) had been correct in holding that two...

    Disputes
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    Second Shareholders’ Rights Directive

    SRD II contains transparency provisions which are applicable specifically to AIFMs, UCITS ManCos and SMICs.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Supreme Court upholds Ireland’s mandatory reporting obligation for serious crimes

    Ireland has unique mandatory reporting laws. These laws require individuals/entities to report to the authorities certain information concerning third parties' involvement in certain crimes, including 'white collar' crimes, unless...

    Disputes
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    Recording “Working Time” – important new EU decision clarifies the law

    Last week the European Court of Justice (the CJEU) delivered a significant judgment that all employers need to be aware of. In short, the CJEU held that employers must have...

    Employment
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    Arbitration agreement still enforceable notwithstanding summary judgment proceedings

    In Ocean Point Development Company Ltd. (in receivership) v. Patterson Bannon Architects Ltd & ors  [2019] IEHC 311 the High Court held that a dispute between property development company and a construction company...

    Disputes
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    Central Bank’s AML/CTF Guidelines for the Financial Sector currently being finalised

    In December 2018 the Central Bank published a consultation exercise on revised AML/CTF guidelines (the Guidelines) for the financial sector. The Guidelines set out the expectations of the Central Bank...

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    Litigation privilege claim fails on ‘dominant purpose’ ground

    ​In Kelland Homes Ltd v Ballytherm Ltd [2019] IEHC 2019, the third named defendant, Covestro BV, failed to discharge the onus of proving that the dominant purpose of a series of eight...

    Disputes
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    The ‘Ordinary Reasonable Reader’ in the Social Media Age

    The role of the judge or jury in a defamation case is to determine how the ordinary reasonable reader understands alleged defamatory material. In the case of Stocker v Stocker (2019)...

    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Belfast