Legal Updates & Insights: P1850 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    The role of Cape Town counsel and contract practices under the Convention

    The Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol to the Convention on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment (Cape Town Convention) has taken effect in Australia, Ivory Coast,...

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    The Gig Economy: a cause for concern for employers?

    Last month, two Uber drivers in London won their test cases before the UK Employment Tribunal (the ET). The ET held that they were "workers" and not self-employed individuals. The...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Offer of Amends – Reduced discounts for those that delay

    This recent High Court decision highlights the importance for defendants to conduct a forensic analysis of the strengths and weakness of their defences as early as possible. Those with defences...

    Disputes
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    Another injunction under the whistleblowing legislation

    The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 continues to show its teeth with another successful application for interim relief granted in Cork Circuit Court.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    The Beneficial Ownership Regulations 2016 are in force - what you need to know

    The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2016 came into operation on 15 November 2016.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Statutory Review of Irish Defamation Law

    The Department of Justice and Equality announced on 1 November that it will review the impact of the defamation reforms introduced in 2009.

    Disputes
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    Economic Migration

    Tier 2 and Tier 5 'A-rated' Sponsors will gladly welcome the introduction of the new priority service in processing change of circumstances applications.

    Belfast
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    “Willy Nilly” expert evidence not allowed

    New High Court rules regarding expert evidence became effective on 1 October.

    Disputes
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    Economic Migration Update – November 2016

    The Autumn changes to the UK Immigration Rules have finally been announced and will, for the most part, be introduced on 24 November 2016. The official announcement confirms that the changes promised...

    Belfast
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    Antitrust – Online businesses and their antitrust obligations

    EU, Irish and UK competition law prohibit price-fixing between competitors in relation to goods and services. This prohibition applies in whatever way such goods or services are sold to customers....

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland publish Intermediary Times – Issue 4, Central Bank Act 1942 (Section 32D) Regulations 2016 and associated guidance published. On the European Front: Joint Committee of the...

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

    On the Domestic Front: Irish Stock Exchange welcomes announcement to review stamp duty on share transactions. On the EU Front: ESMA publishes 2017 Work Programme, ESMA publishes a number of MiFID...

    Financial Regulation