Legal Updates & Insights: P1416 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Ireland in a no Brexit deal scenario - what measures is the EU proposing for financial services, air transport, road haulage and customs?

    The UK invoked the exit procedure under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union in March 2017. Unless the UK's decision is withdrawn or the period is extended, this will become effective in a little over 80 days.

    Brexit
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    Abuse of Dominance/Monopolization in Ireland

    Dr Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody's EU, Competition & Procurement Group published a short article on the Irish competition/antitrust law regime relating to abuse of dominance/monopolization in the December 2018 issue of the American Bar Association's International Antitrust Bulletin.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    2018: A Year in Review – The Employment Lawyer’s Perspective

    From an international employment law perspective, 2018 has been dominated by gender issues. These range from gender pay gap (GPG) reporting to employers having to respond to an increase in sexual harassment complaints in the wake of the #metoo movement. Closer to home, employers have had to grapple with GDPR, the challenges associated with mandatory retirement....

    Employment
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    Regulation of state and supplementary pension schemes in Ireland 2020

    David Francis, Pensions Partner, provides a high level overview of the key practical issues relating to pensions law in Ireland. Key areas addressed include state pensions, supplementary pensions, funding and solvency requirements, tax on pensions, business transfers, participation in pension schemes and employer insolvency and overall scheme solvency.

    Pensions & Incentives
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    It’s beginning to look a lot like…No deal Brexit planning

    There are 16 weekends to go to B-Day which is scheduled for 29 March 2019.  We would not rule out a late deal – which is the way the EU typically does deals. Nonetheless, it is useful to know about, and where to find the latest on, the Irish, UK and EU no-deal Brexit planning.

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Irish competition authorities to obtain significantly enhanced powers to enforce EU competition law in Ireland

    The Council of the EU adopted the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council to empower the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Central Bank consultation on new draft AML/CTF Guidelines for the Financial Sector

    The Central Bank has just launched a consultation exercise relating to new draft AML/CTF Guidelines for the Financial Sector. Regulated businesses are invited to give feedback on the draft Guidelines by 5 April 2019.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Irish M&A deal cleared only after commitment to dispose of a business unit and to accept orders from third parties

    The proposed acquisition by Enva (Exponent Private Equity LLP, through Enva Irish Opco Limited) of the Rilta Group will only be permitted by Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC")  if the purchaser agrees to sell a particular standalone business unit and agrees to accept orders from others (on certain terms).

    Corporate & M&A
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: December 2018

    ESG refinements to UCITS & AIFMD regimes, Cross-border AIF and UCITS distribution, PRIIPs KID, MMFs, Distance Marketing Directive, Brexit, AML/ CFT/ Corruption.

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

    Deadlines, Markets Update, Actively managed UCITS, CBI Additional Supervisory Levy for Asset Management Firms, Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill, Data processing requiring a DPIA, UK TPR.

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

    CRO filing of accounts by AIF investment companies and UCITS investment companies.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Autism in the workplace

    Anne Hegarty's appearance on this year's I'm a Celebrity has provided a valuable and sympathetic insight into autism...

    Employment & Incentives Belfast