Legal Updates & Insights: P1344 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Benchmark Regulations

    On 29 June 2016, Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts or to measure the performance of investment funds (the Regulations) was published in the Official...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Securitisation Regulation and how it changes things for UCITS and AIFMs

    The Securitisation Regulation (Regulation 2017/2402) (the Regulation) came into force on 17 January 2018 and will be directly applicable across the EU from 1 January 2019.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Modern Slavery Update

    The Modern Slavery Act 2015 introduced changes throughout the UK in regard to the need for increased transparency in supply chains.

    Belfast
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    Regulatory powers and corporate offences - a new dawn?

    The Law Reform Commission today published its much anticipated report into Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences.

    Disputes
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    The Central Bank of Ireland has improved certain aspects of the authorisation and post-authorisation process for UCITS and Retail AIFs

    The Central Bank has improved aspects of the authorisation process for UCITS and Retail AIFs.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    How to handle “moonlighting” employees

    A recent decision by the Workplace Relations Commission (the WRC) offers practical guidance to employers addressing a situation where an employee is "moonlighting". While moonlighting can be attractive to employees...

    Employment
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    Amendments made to Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure Obligations, affecting directors of some large companies

    New regulations, (the Amending Regulations) have recently been made by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation. These amend the EU (Disclosure of Non-Financial and Diversity Information by Certain Large...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Increase in Ireland’s Betting Tax

    Irish betting tax increasing from 1% to 2% of turnover

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Merger control changes in Ireland

    While the proposed changes to the Irish merger control thresholds would reduce the number of mergers notified in Ireland, the impact of Irish merger control will continue to be felt...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • The Irish Fintech Ecosystem
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    The Irish Fintech Ecosystem

    Maria McElhinney, Partner in A&L Goodbody's Finance Department New York, provides an overview as to why Ireland is one of the top global FinTech players.

    Client Tech
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral September 2018

    On the domestic front the CBI has issued a Notice of Intention to amend both the CBI Prospectus Handbook & the CBI Transparency Guidelines. The CBI has also published issue 13 of...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms September 2018

    On the domestic front key developments include the CBI's publication of reporting requirements for MiFID investment firms & the Investment Undertaking Electronic Account Filing Requirements Regulations 2018 have been published in the...

    Financial Regulation