Legal Updates & Insights: P1590 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the EU Front: ESMA and the NCA's agree work plan on MiFID II pre-trade transparency waivers and position limits; ESMA updates Q&A on MiFID II implementation.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Life Assurance (Provision of Information) Regulations amended to avoid duplication with the PRIIPs Regulation; Central Bank publishes Insurance Quarterly Newsletter. On the EU Front: European Commission...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Irish Funds MiFID II Q&A. On the EU Front: EuVECA and EuSEF Regulations.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking Sept 2017

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes updated guidance on Fitness and Probity for Credit Unions; Central Bank publishes Addendum to the Individual Questionnaire for Credit Institutions. On the EU...

    Finance
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    Important Employment Legislation Updates – Maternity Leave; Collective Redundancy; Immigration

    Employers should note the following recent changes in the context of maternity, immigration and collective redundancies: Longer maternity leave and benefit, changes to the notification procedures for collective redundancy, and...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    CASE OF THE MONTH: Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Attorney General v Fintra Trawling Company Limited (High Court, 18 July 2016)

    The perils of making a declaration of solvency by company directors, without reasonable grounds.

    Corporate Governance & Compliance
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    Schrems II – Data transfers questioned again

    In a much anticipated judgment, the Irish High Court yesterday decided to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to rule on the validity of Standard Contractual...

    Commercial Contracts
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    ICO opens consultation on draft guidance on controller/processor contracts and liabilities

    The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is consulting on draft GDPR guidance on contracts and liabilities between controllers and processors.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Three U.S. companies charged for falsely claiming compliance with Privacy Shield

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on 8 September that three U.S. companies have agreed to settle FTC charges that they misled consumers, by falsely claiming they were...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Guide to investing in Ireland

    Marie O'Brien, Partner and Head of A&L Goodbody's China Business Group looks at why companies choose Ireland as their platform for international expansion and outlines key questions these companies...

    Investing in Ireland
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    Right to Work Checks – An Update

    The Home Office has recently published updated guidance for employers carrying out right to work checks. It is vital that those who are responsible for carrying out right to checks...

    Belfast
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments

    On the International Front we look the CMU, ESMA/ EBA Guidelines on assessment of suitability of management body members, EuVECA and EuSEF Regulations, ESMA risk report and Anti Money Laundering/...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds