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    DPC publishes results of Global Privacy Sweep for 2018

    The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published the results of the annual Global Privacy Sweep for 2018, which examined how well organisations are implementing the concept of accountability.  The Global Privacy...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Council of the European Union objection to AML Delegated Regulation

    The Council of the European Union recently voted unanimously to object to the Commission's delegated act identifying high-risk third countries with strategic deficiencies for the purposes of the money laundering...

    Disputes
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    2019: Latest review of Irish Merger Control in 2018

    2018 saw 98 notifications of mergers and acquisitions to Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC). This was an increase of 36% in terms of the number of notifications over the number notified...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Brexit: Irish legislation enacted

    President Michael D Higgins had signed the "Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019" into law.

    Brexit
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    Important immigration update for spouses and partners – what you need to know

    New immigration arrangements have been heralded by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation (the Minister) as a "small change" but one which will make a "big difference" in attracting...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    PRIIPs Regulation: 2019 update

    At the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019 there were a number of proposed updates to the PRIIPs regulations. The net result is that a comprehensive review of the PRIIPs Delegated...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Does your Irish fund need a PRIIP KID?

    This publication contains a summary of the EU Regulation on Packaged Retain and Insurance-based Investment Products (EU 1286/2014) the PRIIPs Regulation which was effective on 1 January 2018.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Update: Battery Storage opportunities for Ireland 2019 – procurement process commences

    The procurement process has commenced for an opportunity for up to 140MW of new high availability technology (envisaged to primarily comprise battery storage) to be contracted with EirGrid by September 2019....

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    Brexit: where are we now? (continued)

    We always said that the Brexit negotiations would go to the wire despite there being a two-year timeline. The Strasbourg meeting on the night of Monday, 11 March, when the UK...

    Brexit
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    Potential pitfalls in “no-fault” dismissals – recent insights from the High Court

    If at first you don't succeed…dismiss again? A recent application before the High Court to prevent the dismissal of a senior employee, fired for allegedly making an offensive comment...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral February 2019

    On the domestic front, Director General of the CBI, Derville Rowland gave a speech in UCD on the lack gender diversity at senior management in the financial services industry. On...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Insurance February 2019

    On the domestic front, it was a relatively busy month. The Government published the Brexit Omnibus Bill, the Deputy Governor of CBI presented a speech at the CBI Insurance Conference...

    Financial Regulation