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    Financial Service Regulation and Compliance - Banking December 2018

    On the domestic front the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has published a suite of research on the shadow banking sector in Ireland and the role of Special Purpose Entities (SPEs). On the European front it has been a relatively busy month...

    Financial Regulation
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    ALG’s annual review of Irish merger deals notified to the CCPC in 2018

    A&L Goodbody has published our annual review of merger deals notified to Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in 2018.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Publication of the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019

    The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 (the Bill) has been published. This is a very short Bill with just two proposed sections to amend section 343 of the Companies Act 2014 (the Act) with respect to the time periods permitted for the filing of annual returns.

    Companies Act
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    Enforcing the GDPR - what lies ahead in 2019?

    Davinia Brennan, Associate and Knowledge Lawyer at A&L Goodbody, considers what regulatory action we can expect to see from the Data Protection Commission (DPC) and the practicalities of enforcement.

    Commercial & Technology
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    What are the lessons so far from Brexit?

    A&L Goodbody partner Dr Vincent Power’s paper describing the lessons so far from Brexit, has been published in the Irish Journal of European Law.

    Brexit
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    Ireland and the WTO - how will cross border services provided to the UK be treated in a no Brexit deal scenario?

    How will cross border services provided to the UK be treated in a no Brexit deal scenario

    Brexit
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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 Unless the UK's decision is withdrawn or the period is extended, this will become effective in a little over 80 days.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