Legal Updates & Insights: P1970 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Hectic Schedules - Grove Developments Ltd v Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Ltd

    The recent Technology & Construction Court judgment in Grove Developments Ltd –v- Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Ltd has the potential to have far-reaching consequences for the construction industry. Although the judgment...

    Projects & Infrastructure
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland publishes research on consumer perceptions of complaints handling in regulated firms; Minster for Finance publishes two reports prepared by the Credit Union...

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

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland Governor comments on risks facing investment industry. On the EU Front: EU Council confirms delayed application of MiFID II and MiFIR; EU...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank consultation on Fund Management Company Effectiveness; Feedback on Central Bank CP99; Consultation on Amendments to the AIF Rulebook. On the EU Front: MMF Regulation;...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland publishes list of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ on Bank and Investment Firm Resolution Fund and Single Resolution Fund; Opposition Bill on Excessive Variable...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: CBI consults on guidance on the role of Head of Actuarial Function Opposition Bill on Excessive Variable Mortgage rates passed first legislative stage; CBI industry-wide publications...

    Finance
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    Solvency II and Proportionality

    Laura Mulleady, Insurance Partner and Michael Buckley, Associate at A&L Goodbody provide insights into the challenges posed by Solvency II and how they can be overcome. This article was...

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

    On the International Front we look at AIFMD, AIFMD remuneration guidelines, MMF Regulation, Benchmark Regulation, AML/CTF and Cybersecurity.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Council of Europe adopts the NIS Directive

    On 17 May 2016, the Council of Europe formally adopted the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive, a Commission proposal in response to increasing concerns about cyber-attacks and privacy breaches.

    Privacy & Data Security
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    Irish High Court Gives Concrete Guidance on Dawn Raids

    CRH PLC, Irish Cement Limited and Seamus Lynch v Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (Judgment of Mr Justice Max Barrett delivered on 5th April 2016).

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Irish share incentives developments

    The Revenue Commissioners have made some small but welcome changes to their guidance notes in relation to the operation of salary foregone and contributory (“buy one get one free”) arrangements...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Data Subjects’ Right of Appeal and Testing the Boundaries of “Personal Data”

    Under Section 26 of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, an appeal before the courts is provided for against a decision of the Data Protection Commissioner in relation to a complaint under...

    Commercial & Technology