Legal Updates & Insights: P2010 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Loan Origination by Investment Funds - ESMA enters the Fray

    Regulated funds in some countries in Europe, including Ireland, have been permitted to originate loans subject to a variety of conditions. Unfortunately for the asset management community, these conditions vary...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Construction Contracts Act to apply to contracts entered into from 25 July 2016

    It was confirmed yesterday that the Construction Contracts Act 2013 will apply to construction contracts entered into after 25 July 2016.

    Projects & Infrastructure
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    Competition law offence - disqualification from acting as a director of an Irish company

    Any person Convicted of a Competition Law Offence in Ireland may be Disqualified from Acting as a Director of an Irish Company in Certain Circumstances

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Challenge to the Appointment of a Receiver on the basis of Non Est Factum

    Freeman V Bank of Scotland plc, Simon Davidson and Lloyd Daly & Associates Ltd [2016] IESC 14 This Supreme Court decision is as a result of an appeal from a judgment of McGovern...

    Restructuring & Insolvency
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    Brexit or Britremain: What can the UK learn from the Irish experience of EU referendums?

    Dr Vincent Power, EU & Competition Partner, discusses the lessons from Ireland's EU referendums for the UK's Brexit referendum on 23 June 2016.

    Brexit
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    Court of Appeal Halves Personal Injury Award Which Was Not ‘Just and Fair’ or ‘Proportionate’

    Shannon v O'Sullivan [2016] IECA 93 concerned personal injury awards to Mr and Mrs Shannon arising out of a road traffic accident. The defendant, in the High Court had contested the extent...

    Disputes
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: EU (Consumer Mortgage Credit Agreements) Regulations 2016; Central Bank introduces new authorisation process model for various industry sectors; On the EU Front: ECB announces a new series...

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

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland issues a press release with regard to its themed inspection in relation to conflicts of interest in Investment Firms New Member Firm...

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

    On the Domestic Front: CBI Director of Markets Supervision highlights key issues of culture, technology and cyber risk Central Bank’s inspection targets 325 non-compliant retail intermediary firms; On the EU...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: UCITS V transposed into national law; On the European Front: Corrigendum to UCITS V Directive is published UCITS V Delegated Regulation is published

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Judgment in the Law Society of Ireland v MIBI appeal; On the EU Front: European Commission requests technical advice on IDD

    Finance
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    UCITS V Update

    ESMA Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS Directive and AIFMD Delegated Regulation supplementing UCITS V on obligations of depositaries UCITS Infringement reporting form template

    Asset Management & Investment Funds