Legal Updates & Insights: P1690 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 will come into operation on 9 June 2017; Central Bank publishes AIFMD Q&As and UCITS Q&As. On the EU Front: ESMA publishes principles...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Supreme Court reaches decision in Law Society of Ireland v The Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland; Central Bank publishes notice on reporting under Solvency II. On...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: Exemption from stamp duty announced on the transfers of shares in Irish companies admitted to the Enterprise Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange; Financial Services...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Markets Update, Issue 3 2017. On the EU Front: ESMA publishes final report on Product Governance Guidelines under the MiFID II; ESMA publishes opinions and...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Initial public offering of shares in AIB announced by the Minister for Finance. On the EU Front: EBA publishes opinion on "own funds" in the context...

    Finance
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    Using tax monies to fund the running expenses of a Company led to restriction of Directors

    In Leahy v Doyle & anor [2016] IEHC 177, the High Court issued orders of restriction in respect of directors of two companies (Gingersnap and Scappa), under Section 150 of the Companies Act 1990 (now...

    Disputes
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    Update on the Gambling Control Bill

    Significant reforms to Ireland’s outdated gambling laws have long been promised. Most notably, in July 2013 the Government published the draft scheme of the Gambling Control Bill (the Bill).

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Revised Timelines for the Launch of the Beneficial Ownership Central Register for Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies

    Since the publication of our Client Alert dated 16 May 2017, the Companies Registration Office has published revised information regarding: (1) the timelines for the launch of the central beneficial ownership register for...

    Corporate Governance & Compliance
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    The Front Page - Q&A: May 2017

    What does a Fund need to do to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will come into force on 25 May 2018?

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

    On the International Front we look at the ESMA principles on a supervisory approach to relocations from the UK, ESMA Q&As for AIFMD and UCITS, MMF Regulation, PRIIPs, FinTech...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments

    In Irish practice developments: we look at some approaching deadlines, a CBI Markets Update, ETFs, GoAML, Central Beneficial Ownership Register for Companies, Companies (Accounting) Act 2017, FATCA/ CRS and a Speech...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Irish court grants Order to discharge International Registry registrations following novel application of Article 44(1) Cape Town Convention

    Our client, a US aircraft lessor, had contracted to sell an aircraft and related engines. However, the purchaser indicated that it would not complete the purchase, unless a series of...

    Aviation & Transport Finance