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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds Jan 2018

    This month the Central Bank published the twenty-eighth Edition of AIFMD Q&A and the twenty-second edition of UCITS Q&A. On the European front, the European Commission published a roadmap relating to a delegated act under the MMFR.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking Jan 2018

    On a domestic front, the main update this month is that the Central Bank has issued Irish its responses to the January 2018 Bank Lending Survey. From a European perspective, the EBA has updated its Single Rulebook in relation to CRR and BRRD and has also published its final guidelines on disclosure requirements of IFRS 9.

    Financial Regulation
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    Welcome change to Central Bank rules for Loan Originating Qualifying Investor AIFs

    The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) announced its intention to broaden the scope of what a Loan Originating Qualifying Investor AIF (LO-QIAIF) may invest in to include "investment in debt/credit instruments".

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Manual Handling and Safe Systems of Work - Key Issues for Employers

    Manual Handling and Safe Systems of Work: Key Issues for Employers

    Environmental & Planning
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    Data Protection Bill 2018 published

    The Irish Government has published the eagerly awaited Data Protection Bill 2018.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: January 2018

    Q: Are AIFs which are required to produce PRIIPs KIDs required to file the KIDs with the Central Bank?

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

    From an International perspective we look at the Securitisation Regulation, the Benchmarks Regulation, an IOSCO statement on financial benchmarks, a proposed new prudential regime for investment firms, the Money Market Fund Regulation, the EU Commission notice on Brexit and data protection issues, an AFME paper on Brexit risks and AML/CTF.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - January 2018

    From an Irish Practice and Domestic perspective we look at some approaching compliance deadlines, MiFID II and MiFIR, Central Bank Markets Updates, the PRIIPs Regulation, the Benchmarks Regulation, the Government Legislation Programme, Central Bank Appointments and the Irish Funds working group on GDPR.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Brexit and Cross-Border Shopping: No Off the Shelf Brexit Solution in Store

    Vincent Power looks at Brexit and cross-border shopping

    Brexit
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    Private Mergers & Acquisitions in Ireland 2017

    Mark Ward, Head of M&A, provides an overview of private mergers and acquisitions in Ireland.

    Corporate and M&A
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    The regulation of crowdfunding in Ireland: an update

    The Department of Finance (DoF) recently published a Feedback Paper on the Regulation of Crowdfunding in Ireland. This was done as part of the IFS 2020 Action Plan, which is the Government’s five-year strategy for driving the growth and development of the International Financial Services sector in Ireland.

    Corporate and M&A
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    Ireland Aviation Outlook 2018

    In addition to having an attractive tax regime and being a renowned location for aircraft leasing and financing, Ireland provides an established and reliable corporate and legal framework to facilitate the expansion of your business.

    Aviation & Transport Finance