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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds June 2018

    This month was comparatively quiet. The CBI released a Markets Update for Fund Management Company Directors and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) held a supervisors' workshop in closet...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance June 2018

    Home developments include the European Union (Insurance Distribution) Regulations 2018 being published and the CBI consulting on changes to domestic actuarial regime and related governance requirements. From the European side, developments...

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

    Home developments included a speech by the CBI head of Securities and Markets Supervision focusing on conduct. From the European side, the ESMA's restriction of binary options and CFDs was...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral June 2018

    This month saw Bills on a variety of issues, from money laundering to gender pay gap reporting, moving through the legislative process. Governor Lane explained the CBI's view on the...

    Financial Regulation
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    EU Package Travel Directive effective from 1 July 2018 – is your business prepared?

    The impact of the EU Package Travel Directive will be felt by all businesses in the travel sector but particularly by online businesses facilitating the combination of travel services through...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    “False” Self-Employment and the Gig Economy – Where are We Now?

    The question of employment status, continues to concern many employers working within todays gig economy. The UK Supreme Court recently provided guidance on the correct label to be bestowed on...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - June 2018

    Deadlines, Central Bank Markets Updates, Irish Funds MiFID II Q&A, 2018 Annual FATCA and DAC2-CRS Reporting

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

    ESMA speech. ESMA work on closet index tracking, ESMA Annual Report and AML/CTF.

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

    What steps should funds and their service providers consider taking to prepare for Ireland's new anti-corruption laws?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Parental Leave Entitlements – An Important Update in Employee Entitlements

    As primary schools across the country are wrapping up their final term this month, the question of childcare over the summer months is at the forefront of many parents' minds,...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    EU regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges

    On June 19, 2018, the European Union’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) was formally published in the European Union’s Office Journal,

    Client Tech
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    Gender Pay Gap reporting legislation approved by Cabinet

    Cabinet approved the General Scheme of the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill (the Bill) earlier yesterday.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives