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    A ‘Simplified Guide to Redeveloping Land Affected by Contamination in Northern Ireland’

    Throughout all stages of development, from planning, to construction and compliance, developers must ensure that risks associated with potential land contamination are identified and addressed, this can be a costly and time-consuming process.

    Belfast
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    Discovery refused even where ‘unconscionable conduct’ alleged

    n Kelleher v National Asset Loan Management Ltd [2019] IEHC 392​, the High Court refused an application for discovery, even in circumstance where the plaintiff alleged 'unconscionable conduct' on the part of the defendant. The court found that even if a' limited threshold' test for discovery is applicable to a case of this nature, the plaintiff must still show relevance and necessity. The court...

    Disputes
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    Data Centres: Irish environmental issues

    Environmental legislation in Ireland is principally administered and enforced in various ways. The Minister for the Communications, Climate Action & Environment has an important policy setting role and the Health & Safety Authority is responsible for the enforcement of occupational health and safety law. We set out some examples of the types of licenses or permits that are relevant to data

    Data Centres
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: June 2019

    EU & International. ESMA updates AIFMD and UCITS Q&As (on depositary functions), ESMA consultation on SFTR reporting, ESMA newsletter, AML/ CFT.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments: June 2019

    Irish Practice. Central Bank Markets Update, Central Bank Levies, Thematic Review of UCITS Performance Fees, Central Bank Speeches, Brexit and TPR.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Climate Action Plan 2019: Offshore Wind

    On 17 June 2019, the Government published its Climate Action Plan 2019 . The Climate Action Plan sets out a cross-sector suite of objectives and actions aimed at reducing Ireland's carbon emissions.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: June 2019

    What changes did the 2019 Central Bank UCITS Regulations make to the UCITS regime?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Updated and consolidated Central Bank UCITS Regulations 2019

    Updates to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations were published by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) on 6 June 2019. This follows CBI consultation CP119 which proposed amendments to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    ESMA UCITS Q&A update March 2019 - UCITS KIID benchmark disclosure

    The ESMA UCITS Q&A updated on 29 March 2019 clarifies benchmark and past performance disclosure obligations in UCITS KIIDs....

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    China Bond Connect: Irish UCITS and AIFs

    The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) completed its review of China Bond Connect and from 21 March 2019 Irish UCITS and AIFs may use Bond Connect. Bond Connect is designed to provide international investors with access to the China bond market.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Northern Ireland Court of Appeal dismisses Holiday Pay appeal

    In a further milestone for the holiday pay saga, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal handed down its judgment of the appeal of the Industrial Tribunal decision in Alexander Agnew and Others v Chief Constable for the Police Service of Northern Ireland, effectively dismissing the appeal on all grounds and upholding the Tribunal's decision.

    Belfast
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    Top Employer-related Brexit Queries

    Ireland has a unique position in the midst of the Brexit debate. Logistically for employers, Brexit has the potential to cause huge issues, particularly where employees' roles require frequent travel across the EU. We have set out the top five issues that Irish employers will face after Brexit

    Brexit