Legal Updates & Insights: P1176 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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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