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Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    Employers: Are you GDPR ready?

    We look at the key areas where employers will need to implement change to manage the impact of GDPR.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    The UK Supreme Court decision in Burnden Holdings (UK) Limited v Fielding: potential implications for directors in some corporate reorganisations

    If a transaction by a company amounts to an "unlawful distribution", and the company subsequently goes into liquidation, will an action for recovery of the benefits of that distribution, brought...

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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral Feb 2018

    On a domestic level, the Data Protection Bill 2018 was published which incorporates Ireland's national implementing measures required under the GDPR. The Central Bank published its Q&A in relation to...

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

    From a domestic perspective, the Central Bank published a table of reporting requirements for MiFID investment firms. On a European level, ESMA has issued updates to a number of its...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance Feb 2018

    On the domestic front, the Cost of Insurance Working Group published its fourth update on progress, while the Department of Finance consulted on the National Claims Information Database.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking Feb 2018

    It has been a relatively quiet month on the domestic front, a research paper on the impact of repossession risk on mortgage default was published by the Central Bank.  From...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds Feb 2018

    In Ireland the Central Bank announced its intention to broaden the scope of what a Loan Originating Qualifying Investor AIF (LO-QIAIF) may invest in to include "investment in debt/credit...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    “Bogus” contracts for service – new law proposed to tackle employment status

    A new private members bill, the Prohibition of Bogus Self-Employment Bill 2018 (the Bill), put forward by Solidarity – People Before Profit, was published on 12 March 2018.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
  • European Commission Publishes its 2018 Fintech Action Plan - An Overview of Key Proposals
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    European Commission Publishes its 2018 Fintech Action Plan - An Overview of Key Proposals

    Last week, the European Commission published a 2018 Fintech Action Plan

    Client Tech