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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms October 2018

    Domestically it has been a relatively quiet month. The CBI issued a warning on an unauthorised investment firm and also issued the 5th edition of the Investment Firms Q&As. ...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance October 2018

    On the domestic front, the Department of Finance has published a feasibility study into a claim-by-claim register. From a European perspective, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published a...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds October 2018

    Domestically, the CBI has introduced a self-certification regime in respect of financial indices used by UCITS for investment or efficient portfolio management purposes. Martina Kelly, the CBI's Head of Markets...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking October 2018

    The Director of Consumer protection Grainne McEvoy gave an address about the Central Bank of Ireland's (CBI) work on behaviour and culture; The EBA has has provided feedback on the...

    Financial Regulation
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    Hire purchase and leasing agreements (including personal contract plans) now reportable under Credit Reporting Act 2013

    The Markets in Financial Instruments Act 2018 (the Act) was signed by the President on 29 October 2018 and has accordingly become law.

    Finance
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    At your service…until (unfairly) dismissed while on probation

    A recent Labour Court recommendation serves as a useful reminder to employers that they do not enjoy a carte blanche when it comes to dismissing employees on probation. This case...

    Employment
  • EU fintech update: UK Cryptoassets Taskforce publishes final report on cryptoassets & DLT
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    EU fintech update: UK Cryptoassets Taskforce publishes final report on cryptoassets & DLT

    The UK Cryptoassets Taskforce published its Final Report on cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology (DLT).

    Client Tech
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    When Gambling Meets Gaming: The Multifaceted Regulation Of Loot Boxes In Ireland

    Joe Kelly, Parnter explores the questions posed by the signing of the Declaration from the Gaming Regulators European Forum

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: Oct 2018

    Revised UCITS & AIFMD depositary safekeeping duties, PRIIPs KIDs and UCITS KIIDs, ESMA AIFMD Q&A, ESMA BMR Q&AS MMFs, AML/CTF

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Does the EU Securitisation Regulation have any impact on UCITS and AIFs?

    Does the EU Securitisation Regulation have any impact on UCITS and AIFs?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments: Oct 2018

    Deadlines, Central Bank speeches, Central Bank moves to self-certification in authorisation and post- authorisation of UCITS and RIAIFs, Central Bank guidance for UCITS using financial indices, UK Temporary Permissions Regime,...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Issues facing business crime defence lawyers and their clients in the industry today

    Issues facing business crime defence lawyers and their clients in the industry today.

    Disputes