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    Regulation on the screening of foreign direct investment into the European Union

    A regulation on the screening of foreign direct investments (FDI) into the European Union has been approved by both the European Parliament and the Council (Regulation 2019/452/EU). The Regulation establishes...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Modern Slavery – April Update

    Many commercial organisations who fall within the scope of the Modern Slavery Act (MSA) are now receiving further correspondence from the Home Office on modern slavery compliance. The Home Office...

    Belfast
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    MBOs - looking inward to build onward

    A management buyout can be a win-win situation for owners and management teams. The option of selling a business on to the current management team rather than seeking an outside...

    Corporate and M&A
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    EU Settlement Scheme - FAQs

    The EU Settlement Scheme will become fully operational on 30th March 2019. Here we answer some of the most common questions on the scheme and how it impacts on EU nationals...

    Belfast
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: March 2019

    ESMA's preparations for a no-deal Brexit, PRIIPs KIDs, Reform of European System of Financial Supervision, SFTR , IOSCO, AML/ CTF/ Corruption

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

    New Beneficial Ownership Regulations for corporates, Central Bank permits investment in Chinese bonds via Bond Connect, Central Bank Markets Update, Central Bank speeches.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: March 2019

    The investment funds industry is busy assessing the business and compliance challenges of the United Kingdom (UK) withdrawing from the EU (Brexit). These issues include concerns around marketing permissions, delegation,...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    UK Auto-Enrolment Pension Contributions to Increase Immediately

    The minimum amount which an Employer and an Employee must pay into the workplace pension (Auto-Enrolment) scheme is changing. From 6 of April 2019 the minimum contributions employers and staff must pay...

    Belfast
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    Advocate General finds a pre-ticked checkbox does not constitute valid consent for cookies

    The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has delivered an Opinion in the Planet49 case (Case C-673/17), finding that a pre-ticked checkbox giving consent for...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Taxing Master to reconsider Attendance Fees in light of Court of Appeal guidance

    In Brehony v. Longford Westmeath Farmers Mart Limited [2019] IECA 60 the Court of Appeal held that a High Court Judge was in error in holding that there was no error in...

    Disputes
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    New Beneficial Ownership Regulations affecting corporate entities are now in force

    The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 (the 2019 Regulations) came into force on 22 March 2019, save for Part 3. Part 3 concerns the new Central Register of Beneficial Ownership....

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Brexit: Words Matter

    Lawyers are often criticised for fretting over words. They are also often condemned for using too many words. The current debate in the House of Commons over Brexit clearly demonstrates...

    Brexit