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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Court Considers Personal Liability of Director for Debt

    In Toomey Leasing Group Ltd v Sedgwick & Ors [2016] IECA 280, Court of Appeal, Hogan J, 13 October 2016, the first named respondent (Mr Sedgwick) appealed from a decision of the High Court that he, and the second respondent were personally liable to the applicant in the sum of €48,250 pursuant to Section 297A of the Companies Act 1963.

    Disputes
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Transparency Rules in respect of transparency requirements for issuers of securities admitted to trading on certain markets; Director of Enforcement of the Central Bank of Ireland delivers speech on the Bank's approach to enforcement

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Loan Origination Qualifying Investor AIFs; Central Bank publish AIFMD Q&A. On the European Front: ESMA publish Q&A on application of AIFMD; ESMA publish Q&A on application of UCITS Directive

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland demands increased effectiveness in IT and cyber risk management; Central Bank publishes the outcome of its Review of Residential Mortgage Lending Requirements

    Financial Regulation
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    ODPC publishes guidance on the GDPR

    The ODPC has published guidance, The GDPR and You - Preparing for 2018, to help organisations prepare for the GDPR.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes AIF Rulebook and AIFMD Q&A; Central Bank published Feedback Statement to the Consultation on amendments to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations. On the EU Front: ESMA issues opinion on UCITS Share Classes; FSB publishes a report which makes recommendations to address structural vulnerabilities from asset management activities.

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes updates to Solvency II reporting materials; Insurance Ireland calls for reform of life assurance levy and exit tax; Insurance Ireland welcomes recommendations to address rising cost of insurance.

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

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland publishes Q&A on the Transparency Regulatory Framework; Central Bank of Ireland publishes Feedback Statement on Consultation on the Central Bank Investment Firms Regulations 2015

    Financial Regulation
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    The Front Page - Q&A: November 2016

    We are delighted with readers' response to our new Question of the month in the Front Page. Thank you. We invite readers to send topical questions which would be of general interest to readers to A&L Goodbody Investment Funds. Each month we choose a question and publish the question and answer. We look forward to hearing from you.

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

    ESMA Q&A on application of AIFMD

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

    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Upcoming approaching deadlines

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Supreme Court Grants Leave to Appeal Rateable Valuation Decision

    The Supreme Court has given leave to Permanent TSB to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal in Permanent TSB plc v Langan [2016] IECA 229, which held that the Circuit Court had no jurisdiction to grant orders for possession of residential investment properties as they were "not rateable" under Section 15 of the Valuation Act 2001 (the 2001 Act) and were not covered by the Land and Conveyancin

    Disputes