Legal Updates & Insights: P1940 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    European Commission Imposes Juggernaut Fines of Almost €3 Billion on Truck Companies

    On 19 July 2016, the European Commission imposed record fines for breaching competition law.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    State aid and Ireland – the last 12 months and some future pointers

    Alan McCarthy looks at a number of significant State aid decisions and initiatives by the European Commission (Commission) and EU Courts concerning Ireland in the last 12 months.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    High Court decision on Payment of Wages claim

    The High Court recently delivered an important decision, which brings some much needed clarity to the law in relation to claims under the Payment of Wages Act 1991.

    Disputes
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    European Commission Adopts Privacy Shield

    The European Commission has today adopted the Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield is intended to provide a framework for EU-US data transfers.

    GDPR
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    Government Contracts: Delayed verification of pre-qualification and exclusion criteria.

    Anna-Marie Curran, EU, Competition & Procurement Partner looks at the potential issues relating to delayed verification of pre-qualification and exclusion criteria with regard to Government Contracts.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Ireland to Implement EU Damages Directive by way of Statutory Instrument & Amending Court Rules

    Ireland's Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD, confirmed on 5 July 2016 that her department is drafting a Statutory Instrument (i.e., Ministerial order) to implement "Directive 2014/104/EU...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    DPC’s Annual Report - insights into regulation in 2015

    The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has published its Annual Report for 2015.

    Privacy & Data Security
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland issues Statement on the outcome of the UK Referendum on EU Membership; Statement by Irish Minister of Finance following the UK Referendum...

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

    On the Domestic Front: Irish Stock Exchange statement following the UK Referendum. On the EU Front: European Securities Markets Authority publishes Q & A on the application of the AIFMD; European...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Markets update. On the European Front: Updated ESMA Q&A on the application of AIFMD; ESMA Q&A on the application of EuSEF...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland Director of Credit Institutions Supervision delivers a speech on his role and supervisory priorities; Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: CBI consults on guidance regarding external audit of Solvency II returns/disclosures; Insurance Ireland issues statement on insurance costs debate.

    Finance