Legal Updates & Insights: P1392 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Patents in Ireland 2018

    John Whelan, Head of A&L Goodbody's Commercial & Technology Department and Alison Quinn, Associate, Commercial & Technology, review patent laws and regulations in Ireland.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Explicit consent required to use personal data for health research purposes

    New Regulations require organisations to obtain an individual’s explicit consent in advance of processing personal data for health research purposes. 

    Commercial & Technology
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    Restrictive Covenants - How to protect your business when key people leave

    A sign of confidence in the market is the recent trend of departures of key people to competitor businesses, sometimes taking an entire team, sometimes taking trade secrets - sometimes...

    Employment
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    State Aid in Ireland 2018

    A review of State Aid law and policy in Ireland 2018

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • EU GDPR: 10 things every fintech business should know
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    EU GDPR: 10 things every fintech business should know

    Some practical steps that can be taken to meet and address some of the challenges it presents

    Client Tech
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    The Right to Disconnect – A Significant Decision from the Labour Court on “Out of Hours” Emails

    In today's society the traditional concept of structured 9 to 5 working hours is giving way to the more fluid models of remote working and more flexible working arrangements. With this in...

    Employment
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral July 2018

    It was a relatively busy month for cross sectoral issues, both domestic and European. The Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 commenced on 30 July 2018, bringing Irish law in line with the...

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

    Domestically, the CBI published an article analysing the Government's plans for increased investment. European developments included ESMA updates to Q&As, ESMA also published final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS)...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance July 2018

    Irish insurance developments were centred on legislation this month, with a new Claims Database Bill published and the Insurance (Amendment) Act 2018 enacted. Over in Europe, the European Insurance and Occupational...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds July 2018

    On the domestic front, the CBI updated the UCITS Q&As and informed Fund Management Companies that they will start being assessed for compliance with CBI requirements. European developments included...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking July 2018

    On the domestic front, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has criticised elements of consumer-focused culture at Irish retail banks and has also increased banks' capital requirements with effect from 5...

    Financial Regulation
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    Key corporate governance and compliance requirements

    A summary of what you need to know in relation to Irish company law

    Companies Act