Legal Updates & Insights: P1932 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Key areas of Employment Law that will impact business in 2017

    In this short video, Duncan Inverarity, Head of Employment, reflects on what A&L Goodbody's Employment team consider to be the key areas of Employment law that will impact business throughout 2017. Duncan also provides a brief overview of the most influential activity in the employment space in Ireland in 2016.

    Employment
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    Restriction of Directors – recent case law

    In two recent High Court decisions concerning the restriction of directors, the Court considered circumstances where directors continued to trade after their respective companies had gotten into difficulties.

    Disputes
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    The Front Page - Q&A: December 2016

    CP86 Transition

    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 ESMA Q&A on AIFMD; MMF Regulation; EMIR- risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts; EuVECA and EuSEF Regulation and AML/CFT developments.

    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 outcome of CP86; investment via Shenzhen Connect; CBI AIFMD Q&A; CBI UCITS Q&A; CBI Markets update; CBI Directors appointments; CBI AML bulletin; Address by Derville Rowland; CBI themed inspection of risk function; Irish Funds papers on keeping CDD up to date and on SFTR disclosures.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Age discrimination – back in the spotlight

    The Labour Court recently upheld a decision of an Adjudication Officer rejecting a worker's claim that he was discriminated against on the grounds of age when he was forced to retire at age 65

    Pensions & Incentives
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    Supreme Court Considers Calculation of Damages in Providing Adapted Accommodation

    In Barry (A Minor) v National Maternity Hospital [2016] IESC 41, Supreme Court, 13 July 2016 the plaintiff brought an action for injuries at birth.

    Disputes
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    GDPR guidance on Data Portability, DPOs & Lead Supervisory Authority

    The Article 29 Working Party has issued a press release and three sets of guidelines and FAQs on implementation of some key issues under the GDPR.

    GDPR
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    Personal data – an expanding concept?

    This article examines the concept of "personal data", in light of the recent ruling of the European Court of Justice in Breyer (C-582/14), the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s Guidance on Pseudonymous and Anonymous Data, and the incoming GDPR.

    GDPR
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    Competition Investigation in the Irish Motor Insurance Sector

    On 13 September 2016, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") announced that it had issued: (a) witness summonses; and (b) information requests to various parties in the motor insurance sector in Ireland.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Irish High Court stays proceedings pending arbitration

    In BAM Building Ltd v UCD Property Development Co Ltd [2016] IEHC 582 (20 October 2016), the Irish High Court considered whether to stay proceedings pending arbitration in a construction dispute.

    Disputes
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    New legislation on interception of communications

    The Department of Justice and Equality have published a policy document on amending the law relating to the interception of communications.

    Privacy & Data Security