Legal Updates & Insights: P1180 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms February 2019

    There are no updates on the domestic side. However, from a European perspective, it has been a relatively busy month with ESMA publishing updates to its Q&As on the...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Funds February 2019

    On the domestic front, the CBI has issued a Notice of Intention in relation to the location requirement for directors and designated persons of Irish Fund Management Companies; From a...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Banking February 2019

    On the domestic front, the CBI published the penultimate update on the Tracker Mortgage Examination; Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct of the CBI gave a speech on behaviour and...

    Financial Regulation
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds - Brexit update

    The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) issued a Markets Update on Thursday 7 March 2019 which clarified that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Proportionality in defamation awards: Court of Appeal reduces defamation award from €10 million to €250,000

    Speedread: The principles outlined by the Court of Appeal last week for assessing damages in defamation cases suggest that the recovery of 'windfall' awards may be a thing of the...

    Disputes
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    Supreme Court recognises that criminal trials may be prohibited for ‘officially induced errors’

    Speed Read 'Officially induced error' relates to circumstances where a person relies on incorrect advice from an official authority as to the law, resulting in the commission of a criminal...

    Disputes
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    BREXIT: where are we?

    There are now three main avenues: UK leaves on 29 March 2019 without a deal UK asks, and the EU Member States agree unanimously, to extend the Brexit negotiating period beyond 29 March 2019...

    Brexit
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    Irish Data Protection Law – 2018 in Review

    By any measure, 2018 was a historic year for data protection law with the coming into effect of the GDPR on 25 May 2018. Ireland plays an important role in the regulation and...

    Commercial & Technology
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    The ‘Without Prejudice’ Rule - For the record – it may not be ‘off the record’

    Most employers will at some point have faced a problematic employee relationship, often triggered by grievance complaints, disciplinaries, capability issues or sickness absence. Sometimes the easiest and quickest 'solution' to...

    Belfast
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    State Aid and Sport

    The application of the State aid rules in the context of sport has involved a number of high-profile cases and measures. The application of the State aid rules has also...

    EU, Competition & Procurement