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Legal Updates & Insights

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    The Subsidy Control Act and the future of State aid in Northern Ireland

    The Subsidy Control Act (SCA) has recently received Royal Assent.  This clears the way for the UK's new post-Brexit alternative to State aid to commence from the autumn of this year. 

    Belfast
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    European Commission responses to SFDR/Taxonomy queries

    The European Commission provided answers to a number of questions in relation to the applicability of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation and the Taxonomy Regulation. We highlight in this publication some of the key points for Irish fund management companies and investment funds.

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

    Ukraine, ESG, SFDR, CSA on costs and fees, ESMA speech, performance fees, AIFMD , PRIIPs, CBDF, costs, MMFR, DORA, non-bank lending, BMR, distance marketing, negative news screening

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

    Side pockets, new 30 June filing deadline for impacted in-situ PCF roles, CBI markets updates, updated UCITS regulations for PRIIPs KID, extension of COVID-19 interim company law flexibility measures.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Data Subject Access Requests – Five top tips for processing a request

    Data Subject Access Requests, or DSARs, can be a thorn in the side of any organisation. ALG Solutions has assisted our clients on hundreds of DSARs over the last few years.

    ALG Solutions
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    The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2022 – key compliance steps

    As highlighted in our previous publication, driving fair outcomes for consumers is a key financial regulation priority of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) this year.

    Financial Regulation
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    Irish EPA publishes finalised EIAR Guidelines

    The Environmental Protection Agency (the EPA) has recently published its finalised Guidelines on the information to be contained in Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (the Guidelines).

    Environmental & Planning
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    Cease to supply, cease to comply - The battle of early termination

    Global supply chains have experienced turmoil over the last two years in the face of a global pandemic, Brexit and now most recently with a war on European soil.

    ESG & Sustainability
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    State aid: European Commission and the General Block Exemption regulation

    On 6 October 2021, the European Commission (Commission) invited Member State and all interested parties to comment on further amendments to the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) regarding aid measures for the green and digital transition.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Digital finance: provisional agreement reached on DORA

    The Council presidency and the European Parliament recently reached a provisional agreement on the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA).

    Financial Regulation
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    Gender pay gap reporting in Ireland in 2022: Guidance published

    Gender pay gap reporting requirements for employers with 250 or more employees will commence in December 2022.

    ESG & Sustainability
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    New “Plain English” Arbitration Rules

    The Irish Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) published new rules1 last year intended to comply with the applicable legislation in both the Republic of Ireland under the Arbitration Act 2010 and Northern Ireland under the Arbitration Act 1996 (the New CIArb Rules).

    Disputes