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    Important Court of Appeal ruling on environmental costs protection under Section 50B

    On 14 October 2021, Ms Justice Costello in the Court of Appeal (COA) delivered her judgment in Heather Hill Management Company CLG and Anor v An Bord Pleanála [2021] IECA 259, overturning an...

    Environmental & Planning
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    General Scheme of the Gambling Regulation Bill unveiled

    An outline of the long anticipated legislation to reform Irish gambling laws and establish an independent gambling regulator has now been published. The 224 page General Scheme of the Gambling Regulation...

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Department of Finance to commence drafting the Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021

    On 20 October 2021, the General Scheme of the Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021 (the Bill) was published.

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - Oct 2021

    Deadlines, ESMA's CBDF marketing guidelines, investments in UK AIFs originally authorised as UK UCITS, Taxonomy disclosure, Derville Rowland speech, regulatory levies, beneficial ownership

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Oct 2021

    Taxonomy RTS, PRIIPs, ESMA newsletter and 2022 Work Programme, ESA's 2022 Work Programme, MMFs

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Update on Irish gambling law reform and the establishment of an independent regulator

    The publication of long anticipated draft outline legislation to reform Irish gambling laws and establish an independent gambling regulator, now appears to be imminent. In a response to a parliamentary...

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
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    Offshore Wind - ORESS and Grid Connection Consultations open

    On 11 October 2021 the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications and the Commission for Regulation of Utilities simultaneously published two important (and interrelated) consultations on the first proposed offshore wind subsidy...

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    What happens when the High Court quashes a planning permission?

    The High Court has recently made a decision confirming the process that applies when considering whether or not to remit a planning application, where permission has been granted and then...

    Environmental & Planning
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Sept 2021

    Domestically, the CBI published the latest issue of its Insurance Quarterly Newsletter; At European level, EIOPA published updated representative portfolios to calculate volatility adjustments to the Solvency II risk-free interest...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Sept 2021

    Domestically, the European Commission released a statement regarding the operation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland; At European level, European banking authorities released a joint letter on Basel III,...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Sept 2021

    Domestically, the Central Bank issued its latest markets update; At European level, the European Commission is preparing to issue €250bn of NextGenerationEU green bonds.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Sept 2021

    Domestically, Governor Makhlouf’s pre-Budget 2022 letter was published. Governor Makhlouf spoke about the ECB strategy review at the DEW Annual Economic Policy Conference 2021; At European level, the EBA published its...

    Finance