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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral August 2018

    On the domestic front the European Union Prospectus Amendment Regulations 2018 were signed into law by Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe and the CBI focus was on individual accountability as a...

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

    European developments included European Securities and Markets Authority's (ESMA) updates to Q&As on Investment Firms' exposures to credit institutions and updates to its validation rules under the European Market...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance August 2018

    On the Domestic front the CBI published further consultation on non-life renewals and the cost of Insurance Working Group publishes latest quarterly update. On the European front the European Insurance...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds August 2018

    Domestically, this month saw some minor amendments to the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles (ICAV) Act 2015 and the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2011 (as amended) (the...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking August 2018

    On the domestic front this month the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published its Regulatory Service Standards Performance Report for the first half of 2018 and a Financial Stability Note concerning...

    Finance
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    Central Credit Register – Impact on SPVs

    The Credit Reporting Act 2013 (together with related statutory instruments) provides for the establishment of a Central Credit Register.

    Capital Markets - Debt
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - Aug 2018

    Deadlines, Central Bank proposals to reform Individual Accountability, Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018, minor amendments to the ICAV Act and to the UCITS Regulations 2011.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Aug 2018

    ESMA views on AIF leverage and on sub-threshold AIFMs and AML/CTF

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: Aug 2018

    What is the latest guidance from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for inbound passporting EEA firms and funds who wish to continue operating in the UK in a hard...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission publishes Annual Report

    Ireland's combined competition and consumer protection agency (CCPC) today published its 2017 annual report.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    UK’s No-Deal Brexit Papers: The First Instalment

    On 23 August 2018, the UK Government published 25 papers advising on some of the implications of a no-deal Brexit.

    Brexit
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    Brexit Talks Update

    As schools prepare to re-open across Europe, both EU and UK politicians have a lot of homework to do to pass the Brexit exams scheduled for next year….

    Brexit