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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral October 2022

    Domestically, the CBI Speech on addressing climate risk in the financial system during Climate Finance Week 2022. At European level, at the 'Payments Tomorrow' annual conference the EBA discussed the success of PSD2 and the future of PSD3.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms October 2022

    Domestically, the CBI publishes revised monthly client asset report template and guidance note. At European level, ESMA and ACER establish joint task force in oversight of energy and energy derivatives market.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking October 2022

    Domestically, the CBI announced targeted changes to mortgages measures framework. At European level, the EBA publishes its report on its analysis of the EU dependence on non-EU banks and of EU banks' dependence on funding in foreign currency.

    Finance
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    Government approves publication of the Gambling Regulation Bill

    The publication of the Gambling Regulation Bill (the Bill) has just been approved by the Government.

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments – November 2022

    PRIIPs KID SFDR, Taxonomy, ESMA strategy, work programme & supervisory priorities, securitisation regulation review, AML/ CFT/ Sanctions.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments – November 2022

    Deadlines, SFDR L2 filings, CBI note on SFDR/ TR, whistleblowing, GDPR SCCs, AIFMD Q&As, CBI speeches, outsourcing, AML , beneficial ownership deadline, AML transaction monitoring, CBI markets updates, market abuse.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Consumer Rights Act 2022 is signed into law

    The Consumer Rights Act 2022, was signed by the President on 7 November 2022 having completed its passage through both Houses of the Oireachtas on 26 October 2022.

    Disputes
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    Years of arrears: The post-pandemic position on commercial rent

    During the pandemic, the enactment of emergency legislation to tackle the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic changed the landscape for commercial landlords in respect of rent arrears.

    Belfast
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    Remote Working law to be fast-tracked by adding it to the Work-Life Balance Bill

    In a significant announcement on Wednesday, 9 November 2022 the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment outlined that the right to request remote working legislation is to be fast-tracked by way of integrating it into the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022.

    Employment
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    The Procurement Bill 2022 - New Government guidance published for contracting authorities

    As set out in the cabinet office green paper published in December 2020, the UK Government views the UK's exit from the European Union as a historic opportunity to overhaul the complex public procurement regime.

    Belfast
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    European Commission publishes report on the functionality of the Securitisation Regulation

    On 10 October 2022, the European Commission published its long-awaited report on the functioning of the Securitisation Regulation. 

    Capital Markets - Debt
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    Court of Appeal decision on access to information and the meaning of a public authority under the AIE Directive

    On 21 September 2022, the Court of Appeal delivered judgment in Right to Know CLG -v- Commissioner for Environmental Information [2022] IECA 210, overturning an earlier decision of the High Court.

    Environmental & Planning