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Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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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
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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