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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments – Jan 2022

    PRIIPs KID deadlines, CSA on valuation of UCITS and open-ended AIFs, UCITS investment restrictions, UCITS hedged share classes, marketing of new share classes cross-border, AIFM investment in crypto-assets, reverse solicitation, EU AML list of high risk third countries

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - Jan 2022

    Deadlines, fees for non-discretionary investment advisors providing services to a QIAIF, performance fees in multi-manager UCITS and RIAIFs, outsourcing, board meetings and tax residence, company law flexibility measures, CBI Markets Update, IF FAQs on EU Taxonomy

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Right to request remote working - All bark but no bite?

    Following on from the sudden lifting of many public health restrictions and amongst a flurry of media attention arising from reports of employees being overwhelmingly in favour of continuing to work from home, the draft scheme of the Right to Request Remote Working Bill 2022 was published this week.

    Employment
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    Gambling Regulation Bill flagged as ‘priority’ legislation in Government’s 2022 legislative programme

    The General Scheme of the Gambling Regulation Bill which was unveiled on 21 October 2021 has been included in the list of 'priority legislation' scheduled for drafting and publication during the first half of this year.

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Employment Law in 2022: What’s on the horizon?

    While it is safe to say that 2021 saw some important developments in employment law, there is no doubt that in 2022 we are set to see some real changes.

    Employment
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    Proposed new Irish laws: Competition, communications and consumer law

    Ireland's Department of An Taoiseach (the Irish Prime Minister) has prepared its Spring 2022 Legislative Programme.

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    Review of Irish merger control in 2021

    Mergers, acquisitions and certain joint ventures are notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) which determines whether the proposed transaction would “substantially lessen competition" in Ireland.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Ireland to unveil new Competition law

    On 20 January 2022, the Irish Deputy Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, told Dáil Éireann – the more powerful of Ireland's two houses of parliament – that Ireland will publish new competition legislation during the week of 24 January 2022.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Online Safety & Media Regulation Bill 2022 published

    The government has published the long anticipated Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill 2022 which it has hailed as a “watershed moment as we move from self-regulation to an era of accountability in online safety”.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Changes at Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Agency

    The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is Ireland's primary competition and consumer protection agency.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Public procurement law - Automatic injunctions

    In public procurement competitions, there is potential for a legal challenge from an unsuccessful bidder to trigger an automatic injunction on awarding the contract.

    Belfast
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Dec 2021

    Domestically, the CBI has published the 36th Edition of its UCITS Q&A Document and the 44th Edition of AIFMD Q&A Document; At a European level, ESMA responded to a letter from the Commission on the use of reverse solicitation, the effective date of the Level 2 regulatory technical standards for SFDR has been delayed

    Asset Management & Investment Funds