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    Why Ireland deserves its place as a global leader in the aviation sector

    Ireland is a key global hub for aviation finance and leasing, having almost 50 years' experience in the sector.

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    Remember the Article 50 Letter?  Will we ever see an Article 49 Letter?

    Almost immediately after the Brexit referendum result was known in June 2016, the talk was when would the UK "trigger" Article 50? There was much speculation about when the UK would send the so-called "Article 50 Letter".

    Brexit
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: Nov 2018

    No deal Brexit plans, Uncleared OTCs, Clearing & Trading, MMFs, PRIIPs KID, Assessing leverage in investment funds, ECB proposals to mitigate financial stability risks in the investment fund sector, AML/CTF

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

    Diversity reporting obligations for listed Fund companies

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments: Nov 2018

    Deadlines, CJA 2018, Outsourcing, Clearing & Trading, AIF depositaries, UCITS ETF share classes, BMR, CBI speeches, strategy & funding, Corporate Governance for Investment Firms and Market Operators, FCA and Brexit

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    EDPB publishes draft Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPR

    On 23 November 2018, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published the eagerly awaited draft Guidelines on the territorial scope of the GDPR.

    Commercial & Technology
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    The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018

    The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018 came into operation on 26 November 2018.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Is Ireland about to simplify the merger control process?

    Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“CCPC”) has initiated a very welcome public consultation on possibly simplifying the merger control process.

    Corporate & M&A
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    “Use it or lose it” approach to holidays -  Significant decisions from the European Court

    As the year draws to a close, many employers are re-setting their "leave year" clock and the natural question of what will happen to any untaken annual leave entitlement arises. While Ireland's Organisation of Working Time legislation entitles all employees to 20 days' statutory leave in any given leave year (pro-rated for part-time staff), it is a matter for the individual employer whether to...

    Employment
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    Brexit: Dáil Éireann votes in favour of the EU-UK draft Brexit withdrawal agreement

    On 21 November 2018, the Irish lower house of parliament, Dáil Éireann, voted to approve a motion supporting the Draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK. 

    Brexit
  • Is fintech ready for a global regulatory sandbox?
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    Is fintech ready for a global regulatory sandbox?

    In August 2018, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced the creation of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), in collaboration with 11 other international financial regulators.

    Client Tech
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    Approved Profit Sharing Schemes (APSS)

    The APSS is an arrangement approved by the Revenue Commissioners which operates in tandem with an employee trust. It is a way of paying bonuses by awarding shares to employees in the employer’s ultimate parent company free of income tax.

    Pensions & Incentives