Legal Updates & Insights: P1420 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Provisional political agreement reached by EU on empowering national competition authorities

    A provisional political agreement was reached on 30 May 2018 by the European Parliament and the Council on a recent European Commission for a Directive to further empower Member States' competition authorities...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Gazprom and commitments to the European Commission

    The recent Gazprom commitments given to the European Commission (Commission) under the EU competition law rules illustrate a number of important issues in relation to the competition law commitments.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Merger commitments have a shelf-life - The General Court partially annuls Commission decision on commitments

    Under EU and Irish merger control, a merger can be approved subject to the merging parties agreeing to carry-out certain commitments (e.g. such as the sale of part of...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    State aid - 13th prolongation of the Irish Credit Union Resolution Scheme 2018

    On 25 May 2018, the European Commission (Commission) concluded that the prolongation of an Irish scheme for the orderly winding-up of credit unions is in compliance with EU state aid rules, and...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Abuse of dominance, discriminatory pricing and the further application of an effects-based analysis

    On 19 April 2018, the Court of Justice (COJ) issued a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of Article 102(c) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Ireland passes Data Protection Act 2018

    The Irish Government signed the Data Protection Act into law on 24 May 2018.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Corporate Governance Review 2018 - Ireland

    An overview on the corporate governance regime in Ireland and an outlook for the year ahead.

    Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • FinTech in Ireland 2018
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    FinTech in Ireland 2018

    An overview of the fintech landscape in Ireland

    Capital Markets - Debt
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    The rise of age discrimination claims – New guidance for employers to be aware of

    The issue of age discrimination is front and centre in employers' minds, not least because of a number of high profile cases recently reported in the media.

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    Update on Irish Gambling Control Bill 2018

    In March 2018 we reported that Fianna Fáil (the main opposition party to the Government) had introduced the Gambling Control Bill 2018 as a Private Members' Bill. That Bill was debated...

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Gender Pay Gap Reporting in Ireland – Back in the Spotlight

    Gender pay gap (GPG) reporting continues to be a focal point for UK employers following the requirement for employers with more than 250 employees to publish details of their median pay...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds April 2018

    On the domestic front, the CBI introduced a new RIAIF application process for the submission for Risk Management Process documents. European developments included the EC's adoption of a Delegated Regulation...

    Financial Regulation