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Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    Private Mergers & Acquisitions in Ireland 2018

    Mark Ward, Head of M&A, provides an overview of private mergers and acquisitions in Ireland. First published in the 'Practical Law -Global Guide 2018' by Thomson Reuters.

    Corporate and M&A
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    Hard Brexit could cost Irish households up to €1,360 each annually

    Brexit will increase costs for businesses and, ultimately, prices for consumers. The question is by how much. “Prices will go up for three reasons: import customs duties, the cost of...

    Brexit
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    Brexit raises question of who can voters trust

    Business leaders have emerged as clear voices in contrast to the bickering in Westminster Demonstrators supporting a British departure from the European Union, in London in June, 2016. Photograph: Adam Ferguson...

    Brexit
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    ‘Relational contracts’ and the implied duty of good faith

    In the recent case of Bates v Post Office [2019] EWHC 606 (QB) (Bates) the English High Court found that an implied duty to act in good faith exists in 'relational contracts'.  ...

    Commercial & Technology
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    New Beneficial Ownership Regulations affecting corporate entities: What you need to know

    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. Part 3, which deals with the Central Register of Beneficial...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    EU State Aid, Tax & Brexit

    On 2 April 2019, the European Commission adopted an interesting decision in regard to the UK's "Controlled Foreign Company" ("CFC") rules. The Commission decided that the rules were partly compatible and partially...

    Brexit
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    EDPB publishes review of GDPR cooperation and consistency mechanism

    The EDPB has published its first review of the implementation of the GDPR, in particular the functioning of the cooperation and consistency mechanism. The GDPR requires EU Data Protection Supervisory...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Circuit Court refusal to direct arbitration quashed in motor vehicle dispute

    In Cavanaghs of Charleville Ltd. v. Fitzpatrick [2019] IEHC 161  a refusal to direct arbitration was quashed and remitted to the Circuit Court by the High Court in judicial review proceedings. It...

    Disputes
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    Government publishes legislation programme for Summer 2019

    The Government Chief Whip, Seán Kyne TD, has published the Government’s legislation programme for Summer 2019.  The updated programme follows on from the special programme launched in January 2019 which...

    Commercial & Technology