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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral June 2018

    This month saw Bills on a variety of issues, from money laundering to gender pay gap reporting, moving through the legislative process. Governor Lane explained the CBI's view on the regulation of credit servicing firms and the Office of the Director for Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) published its annual report. European developments focused on cybersecurity and data privacy....

    Financial Regulation
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    EU Package Travel Directive effective from 1 July 2018 – is your business prepared?

    The impact of the EU Package Travel Directive will be felt by all businesses in the travel sector but particularly by online businesses facilitating the combination of travel services through the new concept of 'linked travel arrangements'.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    “False” Self-Employment and the Gig Economy – Where are We Now?

    The question of employment status, continues to concern many employers working within todays gig economy. The UK Supreme Court recently provided guidance on the correct label to be bestowed on gig economy workers. We examine recent UK cases in detail and look at Irelands current approach to the status of workers with new and diverse working arrangements.

    Employment
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - June 2018

    Deadlines, Central Bank Markets Updates, Irish Funds MiFID II Q&A, 2018 Annual FATCA and DAC2-CRS Reporting

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

    ESMA speech. ESMA work on closet index tracking, ESMA Annual Report and AML/CTF.

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

    What steps should funds and their service providers consider taking to prepare for Ireland's new anti-corruption laws?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Parental Leave Entitlements – An Important Update in Employee Entitlements

    As primary schools across the country are wrapping up their final term this month, the question of childcare over the summer months is at the forefront of many parents' minds, and so too the issue of parental leave entitlement.

    Employment
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    EU regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges

    On June 19, 2018, the European Union’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) was formally published in the European Union’s Office Journal,

    Client Tech
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    Gender Pay Gap reporting legislation approved by Cabinet

    Cabinet approved the General Scheme of the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill (the Bill) earlier yesterday.

    Employment
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    How female entrepreneurs can overcome key challenges – top 5 tips

    The challenges faced by female entrepreneurs need to be proactively addressed to create conditions conducive to scaling their businesses

    Commercial Contracts
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    Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive published

    The text of the fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) has been published in the Official Journal of the EU. 5AMLD will amend the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD). It must be transposed by member states into national law by 10 January 2020.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    People over Wind and Peter Sweetman v Coillte

    In case C-323/17 People Over Wind and Peter Sweetman v Coillte, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that mitigation measures could not be taken into account at the screening stage of an appropriate assessment.

    Environmental & Planning