Legal Updates & Insights: P1540 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance Nov 2017

    On the Domestic front the Central Bank proposes new rules in intermediary inducements, consults on the approach to third-country branches and proposes new insurance renewal requirements. At a European level,...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds Nov 2017

    This update covers CBI updates of AIFMD and UCITS Q&As, CBI letter to industry on Brexit preparedness, ESMA updates of Q&As on AIFMD and UCITS, Money Market Funds,,...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking Nov 2017

    This month the Commission and the ECB undertook its eighth post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland which highlighted that the Irish economy will continue to remain strong in the short term...

    Financial Regulation
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    Brexit: Important Step Forward on Long Road

    Irish politicians and diplomats did a superb job at landing a very good Phase 1 Report on the Brexit talks.

    Brexit
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    ‘Sufficient progress’ made on Phase 1 of the Brexit Talks

    European Commission and UK report sufficient progress made on Phase 1 of the Brexit Talks

    Brexit
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    ‘Tis the season to apply fair procedures – a timely warning in advance of the Christmas party

    Here's a reminder to employers that their Christmas events are workplace events and that a reasonable investigation is necessary even where serious misconduct is admitted.  

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    New factors to consider in deciding whether to report ‘white collar crime’

    A recent High Court decision indirectly calls into question the constitutionality of the current mandatory reporting requirement regarding information about 'white collar crimes' which may have been committed by other...

    Disputes
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: November 2017

    How do I assess whether an Irish regulated fund is in scope to produce a PRIIP KID from 1 January 2018?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments

    From an international perspective, we look at ESMA Q&As on the AIFMD and the UCITS Directive, MMFs, EuVECAs and EuSEFs, MiFID II and MiFIR, ESMA on charges and mutual...

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

    From an Irish practice and domestic perspective, we look at some approaching compliance deadlines, Central Bank Christmas deadlines, Central Bank Markets Update, Central Bank ETF conference, MMIF Regulatory Reporting and...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Ireland, a Jurisdiction of Choice and Gateway to Europe for Financial Institutions

    Maria McElhinney, Finance Partner, New York, outlines why Ireland is a jurisdiction of choice and gateway to Europe for many US financial institutions.

    Brexit
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    Is it discriminatory not to top-up state paternity pay?

    New figures released by the Department of Social Protection show that over 27,000 fathers (or "relevant parents") in Ireland have taken statutory paternity leave since the introduction of this benefit via...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives