Legal Updates & Insights: P1660 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Microsoft Wins Landmark US Appeal Against Search Warrant for Emails Stored in Ireland

    The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning an earlier court ruling from a lower court, has held that the US Government cannot compel Microsoft to hand over emails stored...

    Privacy & Data Security
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    Competition Law Post-Brexit: The Competition Law Dimension

    Dr Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody gives a preliminary assessment of the impact of Brexit on Competition Law.

    Brexit
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    Arguable that Bank on Notice of Undue Influence

    In ACC Bank plc v Walsh & Anor [2017] IECA 166 both husband and wife defendants appealed a High Court order for summary judgment however, only Mrs Walsh appeared at the appeal when...

    Disputes
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    Successfully Expanding Overseas: Structuring Your Overseas Business

    As an Irish lawyer based in Silicon Valley, I regularly speak to fast-growing companies that are entering into new international markets for the first time. Companies frequently ask me to...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission launches a study into Personal Contract Plan (PCP) Financing in the Motor Sector

    On 17 July 2017, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") announced that it has launched a study into the Personal Contract Plan ("PCP") in the motor sector. A PCP is a...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Environmental Protection Agency Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Report 2016

    In July 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency ('EPA') produced its 2016 Enforcement Report. A few key points are particularly worth noting.

    Environmental & Planning
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    Case Commentary: What is required of An Bord Pleanála in giving ‘reasons’ for EIA and AA decisions after Connolly?

    In this case commentary, Alison Fanagan, Consultant in Environmental law, considers the decision of Barrett J in the High Court of Connolly v An Bord Pleanála (14 June 2016), and in...

    Environmental & Planning
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: CCPC publishes its Mortgages Options Paper; Central Bank launches a Consultation in order to update their 2014 Implementation Notice in relation to the exercise of Options and...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes revised guidance on Share Classes and updated Central Bank UCITS Questions and Answers. On the EU Front: Money Market Funds Regulation published in...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Important Changes to the Persons of Significant Control (PSC) Regime

    On 23 June 2017 the Government published the Information about People with Significant Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Two important changes have been made to the current PSC regime:

    Belfast
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Markets Update, Issue 4 2017; Central Bank publishes updated Q&As on the Investment Firm Regulations 2017. On the EU Front: Commission publishes proposal to amend...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Article 29 Working Party Opinion on Data Processing at Work

    The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has recently provided its Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work.

    Commercial & Technology