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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
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Macro-Financial Review; Central Bank publishes Insurance Quarterly Newsletter. On the EU Front: EIOPA publishes Annual Report for 2016; EIOPA publishes Supervisory Assessment of the...

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

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes discussion paper on the Consumer Protection Code and the Digitalisation of Financial Services. On the EU Front: ESMA publishes its Annual Report for 2016;...

    Financial Regulation
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    Guide to Initial Public Offerings 2017 - Ireland July 2017

    Matthew Cole (Corporate and M&A Partner) provides an overview of the process, regulatory architecture, public company responsibilities and risks in relation to IPOs in Ireland.

    Capital Markets - Equity
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    Welcome Development in Irish Companies Act for Aircraft Leasing

    Under the Companies Act 2014 (the 2014 Act), Irish private limited companies may be incorporated as either a company limited by shares (CLS) or a designated activity company (DAC). The Companies (Accounting)...

    Aviation & Transport Finance