Legal Updates & Insights: P1536 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    Companies (Statutory Audits) Bill 2017 reaches second stage in Dáil Eireann

    Last night, the Companies (Statutory Audits) Bill 2017 commenced the Second Stage of the legislative process when it was introduced in Dáil Eireann by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys. The Audits Bill will further transpose the current EU statutory audit package, consisting of an Audit Directive and an Audit Regulation (both of which were adopted in 2014), into I

    Companies Act
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    An Overview of Structured Finance and Securitisation in Ireland

    Jack Sheehy, Partner, and Conor Kiernan, Associate, in the Finance Department provide an overview of structured finance and securitisation in Ireland. This article appeared in the 2018 edition of Practical Law's Structured Finance and Securitisation Global Guide; published by the Thomas Reuters Ltd.

    Capital Markets - Debt
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    New Gender Pay Gap (Wage Transparency) Bill given priority drafting status

    The Government recently published its legislative agenda for Spring/Summer 2018. Of particular note in the employment space is a new Bill, the Gender Pay Gap (Wage Transparency) Bill 2018. The Bill is yet to be published but it is important to note that the Bill has been given priority drafting status.

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    What is Trending in 2018? Employment Law and Immigration Law Update

    It has been a busy start to 2018 with a number of developments in a range of areas both in Employment Law and Immigration Law. Karen Killalea, Partner A&L Goodbody, reviews the trends and what we can expect in the coming year.

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    Update: Irish Gambling Control Bill

    On 10 January 2018, David Stanton, the Irish Minister of State in the Department of Justice and Equality with special responsibility for gambling, received approval from Cabinet on proposals to introduce updated gambling legislation in Ireland. 

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Brexit and Irish State Aid

    Dr Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody wrote a short article in Public Affairs Ireland on whether Ireland should liberalise its State aid laws because of Brexit.

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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 crime.

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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 is generic, so what we will focus on is what an employer in Northern Ireland needs to do, on a practical basis, in readiness.

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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 Individual Questionnaire application (F&P IQ) in advance of the revised Payment Services Directive coming into effect in Ireland on 13 January 2018.

    Financial Regulation