Legal Updates & Insights: P1768 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the Domestic Front: Investment Firms Regulations 2017 are published; Central Bank publishes guidance and Q&As on the Investment Firms Regulations 2017; Central Bank launches a Consultation on the protection of retail investors in relation to the distribution of Contracts for Difference. On the EU Front: ESMA publishes Q&As on the Central Securities Depositories; ESMA publishes regulatory techni

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes the latest version of the AIF Rulebook dated March 2017; Central Bank publishes updated UCITS Q&A On the EU Front: Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament adopts a draft report on the proposal to amend the EuVECA Regulation and EuSEF Regulation; Commission adopts delegated regulation on key information document for PRIIPs

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: The Credit Guarantee Scheme 2017 is published. On the EU Front: European Banking Authority publishes LCR Guidelines; European Banking Authority publishes Regulatory Technical Standards on the disclosure of encumbered and unencumbered assets; European Central Bank publishes guidance to banks on non-performing loans

    Finance
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    New European Account Preservation Orders (EAPOs)

    Key Points: •Single application allowing creditors to enforce monetary claims against debtors having multiple accounts across EU Member States. •Available pre and post judgment – security required pre judgment. •Banks need to have clear procedures in place to allow speedy implementation of EAPOs and requests for information. •Depending on uptake may result in a significantly increased administrati

    Disputes
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    Ten Myths about Brexit

    Dr Vincent Power of A&L Goodbody wrote an article in The Times debunking ten myths about Brexit

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

    On the International Front we look at a European Commission consultation on the operations of the ESAs, the EuVECA Regulation and EuSEF Regulation, the MMF Regulation, a European Commission CMU report on addressing national barriers to capital flows, a European Commission assessment of EU equivalence decisions in financial services policy...

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

    In Irish practice developments: Some Approaching Deadlines; Updated AIF Rulebook and Q&A; Updated UCITS Q&A; Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48(1)) (Investment Firms) Regulations 2017; Companies (Accounting) Bill 2016; a Central Bank consultation on Funding Levies for Credit Institutions, Investment Firms, Fund Services Providers and EEA insurers.

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

    Does the Central Bank of Ireland require that externally managed VCC or ICAV funds maintain a designated email address?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Article 50 Timeline: What Happens Now?

    It is not possible to be precise because no Member State has ever left the EU. Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) has never been invoked before and there are at least 18 elections forecast across the EU over the next two years but a broad indicative timeline would include the following possible events...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Article 50: Frequently asked questions

    What is meant by the UK triggering Article 50?

    Brexit
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    The text of Article 50 of the treaty on the European Union

    Article 50 is often cited in debates and commentary but not many people have read it.

    Brexit
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    Triggering Article 50: The Big Event that will be largely forgotten

    On Wednesday, the UK Prime Minister is scheduled to “trigger” Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union – the TEU - to announce to the 27 other EU Member States that the UK intends to leave the EU.

    Brexit