Legal Updates & Insights: P1510 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    The Central Bank of Ireland publishes submissions on the reform of Ireland’s white collar crime laws

    The Central Bank of Ireland has published its response to a 2016 Law Reform Commission Issues Paper which  had called for submissions on the reform of Ireland's laws regarding white collar...

    Disputes
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    GDPR for Employers: What you need to know

    Most employers will no doubt already be swamped by the variety of commentary on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will come into force on 25 May 2018. Most of this...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    WP29 Guidance on Data Protection Officers (DPOs)

    The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has published Guidelines on Data Protection Officers (DPOs).

    Commercial & Technology
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral Dec 2017

    This month the EU and the European Parliament reached political agreement on the proposed Fifth Anti- Money Laundering Directive, while in Ireland the Central Bank amended its Fitness and Probity...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms Dec 2017

    MiFID II and MiFIR were implemented on 3 January 2018. In advance of this, ESMA continued to issue a number of updates to its Q&As on both pieces of legislation as...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance Dec 2017

    On the domestic front, the Central Bank published its fourth Insurance Quarterly Newsletter of 2017. They also published research into the attitude, behaviour and experience of consumers when buying gadget insurance...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds Dec 2017

    This update covers a Central Bank statement on variation margin requirements under EMIR for physically settled FX forwards, ELTIFs and ESMA asset management sector priorities in 2018.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking Dec 2017

    On the domestic front, the Central Bank has issued a Progress Report on its Tracker Mortgage Examination. On a European level, the EBA welcomed the agreement reached on the finalisation...

    Financial Regulation
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    Update on the 5AMLD and the CRO Central Register on Beneficial Ownership for Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies

    On 19 December our Knowledge Bulletin reported that political agreement had been reached on the 5AMLD. This agreed text has now been published.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Good Times Return?  Second Highest Number Ever of M&A Deals Notified to the European Commission

    2017 saw the second highest ever annual number of notifications of M&A deals to the European Commission

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Irish Merger Control in 2017

    Annual review of M&A transactions notified to Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

    Corporate and M&A
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    New Procurement Thresholds 2018/2019

    The European Commission revises the public procurement thresholds every two years. The new thresholds, published on 18 December 2017, apply from 1 January 2018.  

    EU, Competition & Procurement