Legal Updates & Insights: P1790 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Fund Management Company Guidance – Externally Managed Funds

    The Central Bank of Ireland (the Central Bank) commenced its review of fund management companies in September 2014 and has now issued its final guidance.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Environmental Prosperity Agreements

    Alison Fanagan, a consultant with A&L Goodbody, who specialises in environmental law, explains the concept of environmental prosperity agreements which are being pioneered in Northern Ireland and asks if...

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    The Front Page - Q&A: January 2017

    CP86 Transition

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing)(Amendment) Bill

    The Government approved the drafting of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Bill along the lines of this General Scheme on 20 December, 2016.

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

    On the International Front we look at the ESMA Opinion on UCITS Share Classes, PRIIPs Regulation, FSB recommendations to address structural vulnerabilities from asset management activities, ESMA opinion on impact...

    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; the new AIF Rulebook, Central Bank AIFMD Q&A, Feedback Statement on CP105: Amendment to UCITS Regulations, address by Gerry Cross (Central Bank...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Liquidator ordered to provide time sheets in fees application

    This case concerned an application by the official liquidator of a Company for final orders including an order determining the applicant's remuneration in the sum of €558,750.76.

    Disputes
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    The Gig Economy: update following the CitySprint decision in the UK

    A cycle courier in the UK has been successful in arguing before a UK Employment Tribunal that she is entitled to 'worker' status for the purposes of the relevant UK...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Irish Competition Agency’s Ticketing Investigation

    On 26 January 2017, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (or CCPC) announced that it has commenced an investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in relation to the provision of tickets...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Student Transport Scheme Ltd v Minister for Education and Skills

    In Student Transport Scheme Ltd ("STS") v Minister for Education and Skills, the Court of Appeal (the "Court") dismissed STS's appeal finding that the arrangement between the Minister for Education...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Copymoore Limited and others v Commissioners for Public Works Ireland

    Copymoore Limited and others v Commissioners for Public Works Ireland [2016] IEHC 709, judgment of McDermott J delivered on 11 November 2016 On 31 January 2013, the respondents issued a Request for Tenders ("RFT") through the...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    The Use of Mandatory Retirement Ages – Update from the A&L Goodbody Employment Team

    Following the Irish Ferries case which we reported on (recap), the Labour Court has issued its decision in Transdev Light Rail Limited v Michael Chrzanowski, in favour of an employer...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives