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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Aug 2018

    ESMA views on AIF leverage and on sub-threshold AIFMs and AML/CTF

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

    What is the latest guidance from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for inbound passporting EEA firms and funds who wish to continue operating in the UK in a hard Brexit scenario?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission publishes Annual Report

    Ireland's combined competition and consumer protection agency (CCPC) today published its 2017 annual report.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    UK’s No-Deal Brexit Papers: The First Instalment

    On 23 August 2018, the UK Government published 25 papers advising on some of the implications of a no-deal Brexit.

    Brexit
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    Brexit Talks Update

    As schools prepare to re-open across Europe, both EU and UK politicians have a lot of homework to do to pass the Brexit exams scheduled for next year….

    Brexit
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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 both.

    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 mind, the need for employers to e

    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 UK position by creating the offence of Corporate Corruption. Also on the domestic front the CBI updated the FAQs for the Fitness and Probity regime of Credit Unions and the FAQs...

    Financial Regulation