Legal Updates & Insights: P2052 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Loan Origination Qualifying Investor AIFs; Central Bank publish AIFMD Q&A. On the European Front: ESMA publish Q&A on application of AIFMD; ESMA publish Q&A on application of UCITS Directive

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland demands increased effectiveness in IT and cyber risk management; Central Bank publishes the outcome of its Review of Residential Mortgage Lending Requirements

    Financial Regulation
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    ODPC publishes guidance on the GDPR

    The ODPC has published guidance, The GDPR and You - Preparing for 2018, to help organisations prepare for the GDPR.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes AIF Rulebook and AIFMD Q&A; Central Bank published Feedback Statement to the Consultation on amendments to the Central Bank UCITS Regulations. On the EU Front: ESMA issues opinion on UCITS Share Classes; FSB publishes a report which makes recommendations to address structural vulnerabilities from asset management activities.

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes updates to Solvency II reporting materials; Insurance Ireland calls for reform of life assurance levy and exit tax; Insurance Ireland welcomes recommendations to address rising cost of insurance.

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

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland publishes Q&A on the Transparency Regulatory Framework; Central Bank of Ireland publishes Feedback Statement on Consultation on the Central Bank Investment Firms Regulations 2015

    Financial Regulation
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    The Front Page - Q&A: November 2016

    We are delighted with readers' response to our new Question of the month in the Front Page. Thank you. We invite readers to send topical questions which would be of general interest to readers to A&L Goodbody Investment Funds. Each month we choose a question and publish the question and answer. We look forward to hearing from you.

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

    ESMA Q&A on application of AIFMD

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments

    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Upcoming approaching deadlines

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Supreme Court Grants Leave to Appeal Rateable Valuation Decision

    The Supreme Court has given leave to Permanent TSB to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal in Permanent TSB plc v Langan [2016] IECA 229, which held that the Circuit Court had no jurisdiction to grant orders for possession of residential investment properties as they were "not rateable" under Section 15 of the Valuation Act 2001 (the 2001 Act) and were not covered by the Land and Conveyancin

    Disputes
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    Termination of a Demand Guarantee and Calculation of Debt Owed

    This case concerned the termination of two demand guarantees by the Plaintiff who was acting as personal representative of an individual who had died in 2012 (the Deceased). The Plaintiff argued that as the guarantees had been terminated, no debt was owed to Ulster Bank Ireland Limited (the Bank).

    Finance
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    Welcome change to Central Bank requirements for Loan Originating Qualifying Investor AIFs

    Some good news, on 25 November, the Central Bank announced an important change to their requirements for loan originating Qualifying Investor AIFs (LQIAIFs) which is to take effect from 3 January 2017 when a revised AIF Rulebook will be published.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds