Legal Updates & Insights: P1700 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    High Court Rejects Proposal to Warehouse Mortgage

    In a High Court decision of 22 May 2017, Baker J rejected a proposal by a secured lender to write down a portion of a debtor couple's mortgage debt. This proposal was...

    Restructuring & Insolvency
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    Court of Appeal Breathes Much Needed Life into the Offer of Amends Procedure

    The Offer of Amends procedure is designed to provide parties in a defamation dispute with a fast track resolution process; encouraging earlier and more cost effective settlements

    Disputes
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    Supreme Court says Third Party Funding a Matter for the Legislature

    The Supreme Court today (23 May 2017), by a majority of four to one, upheld a High Court ruling which found that commercial funding of the litigation in Persona Digital Telephony Ltd &...

    Disputes
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    FinTech in Ireland 2017

    Claire Morrissey, IP & Technology Partner and Peter Walker, Banking & Finance Partner, outline the current laws and regulations relating to FinTech in Ireland. First published in The International Comparative Legal Guide ...

    Commercial & Technology
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    When a bet’s not a bet in Ireland

    In a recent decision by the Circuit Court in Ireland, it was held there is no legal guarantee under Irish law that gamblers will be paid their winnings as the...

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Likely Filing Deadline of 26 September 2017 for the Central Beneficial Ownership Register for Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies

    A central register of beneficial ownership of corporate and other legal entities is required by the 4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    General Scheme of Data Protection Bill 2017 Published

    The Department of Justice has published the General Scheme of the Data Protection Bill 2017. This Bill is designed to give effect to, and provide for derogations from, the General Data...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Time Limits to Complain to Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman to be Extended

    The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Bill 2017 was published on 10 May 2017. The purpose of the Bill is to amalgamate the offices of the Financial Services Ombudsman and Pensions Ombudsman and...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Reasonable Accommodation - What’s Reasonable?

    A recent determination (ADJ – 00000557) from the Workplace Relations Commission (the WRC) provides further insight and guidance for employers on the scope of their duty to reasonably accommodate a disabled employee.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives