Legal Updates & Insights: P1752 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Irish Funds have revised Guidance Paper 6 On the European Front: ESMA updated Q&As on the application of the AIFMD Directive and the UCITS Directive; European Parliament adopts the Money Market Funds Regulation.

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: The Central Bank's "Thematic Inspection of Regulatory Reporting by International Banks" is published. On the EU Front: European Central Bank Annual Report 2016 is published; European Central Bank publishes Guidelines and Recommendations specifying common specifications for the exercise of discretions available in relation to less significant institutions.

    Finance
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    No way out – High Court confirms unsuccessful tenderer cannot avoid the strict time limits under the Community Remedies Regime

    Decision of the High Court in BAM PPP Ireland Limited and Balfour Beatty Ireland Limited v National Roads Authority 7 (21 February 2017).

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    The gateway to Europe

    Ireland, which has long had a close relationship with the UK, hopes to be an attractive gateway to Europe for Britain in a post-Brexit world.

    Commercial & Technology
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    WP29 Gives Lukewarm Welcome to Proposed e-Privacy Regulation

    The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) (consisting of data protection regulators from the 28 Member States) has adopted an Opinion 01/2017 on the proposed e-Privacy Regulation, which will repeal and replace the e-Privacy Directive.

    GDPR
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    The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation 2017 Edition

    Peter Walker, Partner and Jack Sheehy, Partner, in the Banking and Financial Services Department discuss the Irish legal guide to securitisation.

    Capital Markets - Debt
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments

    On the International Front we look at ESMA Q&As on application of AIFMD and the UCITS Directive, the ESMA study on the operation of home and host responsibilities under AIFMD and UCITS, the MMF Regulation, the CMU mid-term review, PRIIPs and Anti- Money Laundering/ Combating the Financing of Terror/ Corruption.

    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 and Irish Funds Guidance Paper 6 on Investment Restriction Breaches, Pricing Errors, Compensation and Reporting.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Front Page - Q&A: April 2017

    Under the Fourth Anti Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD), who will have access to information on beneficial ownership (BO information) of VCC or ICAV funds?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Open and Shut Case: Dunnes Stores’ closure of store doors amounts to breach of lease covenants

    On 2 March 2017, Mr Justice Max Barrett delivered his judgment on the case of Camiveo Limited v Dunnes Stores [2017] 3 JIC 0209, relating to the closure of the main doors of the Dunnes Stores anchor unit at Edward Square Shopping Centre in Galway.

    Commercial Property
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    WP29 issues final guidance on DPOs, Data Portability and Lead Authority

    The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has issued its final guidance on Data Protection Officers (DPOs), Data Portability and Lead Supervisory Authority, in response to stakeholders’ comments.

    GDPR
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    WP29 publishes draft guidelines on DPIAs

    The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has proposed guidelines to help organisations identify when it is necessary to carry out a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and how to do so.

    GDPR