Legal Updates & Insights: P1760 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Data Subject Access Requests - Proportionality and Motive

    The UK Court of Appeal has clarified the scope of the disproportionate effort exemption, and the relevance of motive, when responding to Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs).

    Privacy & Data Security
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    Economic Migration Update

    The minimum income requirements imposed by the Home Office in respect of British citizens (the Sponsor) wishing to bring a non-EEA spouse, partner or dependant to the UK have been...

    Belfast
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    Mediation Bill 2017 Published

    The proposed Mediation Bill discussed in our recent article has now been published.

    Disputes
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    New Bill Proposes Abolishing Compulsory Retirement Ages

    A recently published Private Member's Bill (The Employment Equality (Abolition of Mandatory Retirement Age) Bill 2016 ) aims to abolish compulsory retirement.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes letters to industry concerning life insurance pricing/reserving; The Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017 is making its way through the Oireachtas On the EU...

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

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Guidance for Completion of the AML Risk Evaluation Questionnaire; Central Bank publishes a Report on Findings of Thematic Fitness and Probity Inspections in...

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

    On the Domestic Front: Michael Hodson, Director of Asset Management Supervision in the Central Bank gives speech in relation to MiFID II On the EU Front: European Supervisory Authorities publish...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Michael Hodson, Central Bank Director of Asset Management Supervision gives speech on fund management company effectiveness and Central Bank supervisory & thematic priorities. On the EU Front:...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Policy Statement on variable remuneration for Irish Less Significant Institutions and CRD IV Investment Firms. On the EU Front: Regulatory technical standards supplementing...

    Finance
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    Senior Managers & Certification Regime: Additional Requirements to come into effect next week

    In March 2016, a new regulatory framework came into force with the aim of increasing individual accountability within relevant authorised firms, namely: banks, building societies, credit unions, and PRA designated investment...

    Belfast
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    Supreme Court confirms no recovery for non-pecuniary loss

    In a recent case, Murray v Budds & ors [2017] IESC 4 the Supreme Court reviewed the law concerning recovery of damages for non-pecuniary loss (i.e. emotional distress) for breach of contract.

    Commercial Contracts
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    Comparative advertising based on prices between shops of different formats and sizes may be unlawful

    In Carrefour Hypermarchés SAS v ITM (Case C-562/15) the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruled that comparative advertising based on prices of products sold in shops having...

    Commercial Contracts