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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Initial Public Offerings (IPO) Law Review 2019 - Ireland

    Matthew Cole, Corporate and M&A Partner at A&L Goodbody provides an insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscape in Ireland.

    Capital Markets - Equity
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    Re-registration of a company as another company type in the course of legal proceedings - Start Mortgages v Kavanagh

    In Start Mortgages v Kavanagh [2019] IEHC 216,  the High Court confirmed that, where legal proceedings had commenced, it was not necessary for a company to make a formal application to court...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Beneficial Ownership requirements affecting trusts and corporate entities

    The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 came into force on 22 March 2019, with the exception of Part 3 (which deals with the Central Register of Beneficial Ownership...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    EDPB issues draft guidelines on the contractual necessity legal basis in the context of online services

    The EDPB has released new draft guidelines 2/2019 on the contractual necessity legal basis for processing personal data in the context of the provision of online services to data subjects. The...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Deputy Data Protection Commissioners discuss GDPR implementation with Oireachtas Committee

    On 3 April 2019, the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality met to discuss the implementation of the GDPR with Ms Anna Morgan (Deputy Commissioner), Ms Jennifer O’Sullivan (Deputy Commissioner), and...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Court of Appeal refuses to extend one-year limitation period in defamation action

    In Morris v. Ryan [2019] IECA 86 (Court of Appeal, Whelan J, 22 March 2019) the Court of Appeal affirmed the order of the High Court dismissing the Plaintiff's defamation claim on the basis...

    Disputes
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    Government’s Gender Pay Gap Bill now published

    The much-anticipated text of the Government's Gender Pay Gap (GPG) Information Bill (the Bill) has now been published. In amending the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015, the Bill envisages that the...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Financial Regulation and Compliance Bulletin - Cross Sectoral March 2019

    On the domestic front, Brexit is unsurprisingly the dominant theme. The CBI has published several speeches and interviews communicating their determination to be Brexit-ready in the event of no deal...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Insurance March 2019

    Cost of Insurance Working Group (CIWG) publishes latest progress update On 4 March 2019, the CIWG published its Eighth progress update on the Action Plan of the Report on the Cost of...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms March 2019

    On the domestic front, the Central Bank of Ireland published updates to its Q&As on Investment Firms. On the European front, ESMA has published two relevant documents relating to...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Funds March 2019

    On the domestic front, the Central Bank (CBI) published updates to its AIFMD and Brexit Questions and Answers documents. The Central Bank has also announced that it will permit investment...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance Bulletin - Banking March 2019

    On the domestic front, the Central Bank (CBI) has published its Approach to Resolution for Banks and Investment Firms, which provides insight on to how the CBI might exercise its...

    Financial Regulation