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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance March 2018

    On the domestic front, the Department of Finance published its Feedback Statement on transposing the Insurance Distribution Directive and the Central Bank of Ireland published: "Insurance Quarterly". On the European...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds March 2018

    On the domestic front, the Central Bank updated its authorisation requirements for UCITS ManCos, UCITS SMICs, AIFMs and MiFID Firms. From a European perspective, the Central Bank issued Consultation (CP119)...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking March 2018

    It has been a relatively quiet month on the domestic front. The Central Bank issued Issue 5 of its Markets updates in 2018 as well as updating its notes on compilation which...

    Financial Regulation
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - March 2018

    EU & International: Proposals on cross-border funds distribution, ESMA Speech on CMU, Brexit and the ESA review, Brexit transitional period, ESMA Q&As, Crowdfunding, FinTech and more

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - March 2018

    Irish Practice: Deadlines, CBI authorisation changes for UCITS ManCos, UCITS SMICs, AIFMs and MiFID Firms, CP119 on updating UCITS Regulations, Improvements to LOQIAIF rules and CBI Markets Updates

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

    What is the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) deadline by which Money Market Funds which are availing of a transitional period must submit all documents requiring review to the...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    EU Approach to ICO Regulation

    The last few weeks have seen a number of notable developments in the US regulatory landscape for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICOs). 

    Client Tech
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    Report of the Financial Services Ombudsman 2017 – A Summary

    The Report of the Financial Services Ombudsman (FSO) issued on 29 March 2017. As always, it contains interesting insights on trends and outcomes in FSO complaints.

    Disputes
  • EU Fintech Update: Virtual Currencies and Blockchain
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    EU Fintech Update: Virtual Currencies and Blockchain

    Yesterday, the Irish Department of Finance published a Discussion Paper on Virtual Currencies and Blockchain Technology.

    Client Tech
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    Private Equity in Ireland 2017

    David Widger, Head of A&L Goodbody's Corporate Department, reviews the Irish private equity deal activity in 2017 and provides an outlook for the months ahead. First published in the Private...

    Private Equity & Venture Capital
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    Cartels and Leniency Law in Ireland 2018

    Dr Vincent Power, Head of A&L Goodbody's EU, Competition & Procurement Group, looks at the Irish regime and reviews policies and guidance in relation to cartels and leniency law in...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Changes to the Northern Ireland Landfill Tax Regime – 1 April 2018

    As part of its Landfill Tax Compliance Strategy and following a public consultation last year, the Government has brought forward draft legislation amending the Landfill Tax Regulations 1996 (the "1996 Regulations"), which...

    Environmental & Planning