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

Legal Updates & Insights

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

    On the International Front we look at a Corrigendum to UCITS V Directive, CMU, the ESMA market risk indicator, SFTR, Risk Mitigation for OTCs and a European Commission overview of...

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

    On the Domestic Front, we look at Deadlines, UCITS V, Investor Money Regulations / Umbrella Cash Accounts and Conflicts of Interest.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Government announces its response to MAC’s recommendations

    A&L Goodbody reported on the recommendations arising out of the Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC) Review into Tier 2 Migration in our Immigration E-zine in January 2016.

    Pensions & Incentives
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    Supreme Court considers the phrase ‘Close of Business’ in the context of a Receiver Appointment

    In McCann -v- Halpin & anor [2016] IESC 11, the receiver applied to the High Court for directions pursuant to Section 316(1) of the Companies Act 1963, in relation to the exercise of his powers...

    Disputes
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    WiFi providers not liable for copyright infringement by users

    On 16 March 2016, the Advocate General (AG) delivered an Opinion, in McFadden v Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH Case-484/14, that a business offering free WiFi access to the public cannot be...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Legal Privilege in Without Prejudice Correspondence with Regulator

    In Purcell v Central Bank of Ireland, The AG and Ireland [2016] IECA 50 the Court of Appeal considered the extent to which 'without prejudice' privilege, which attaches to documents and communications...

    Disputes
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    High Court Approves Ratification of Appointment of Receiver by ACC Board

    In Farrell & Kelly v Petrosyan & Ors (linked to McLoughlin & anor v ACC Loan Management Ltd), High Court, O'Connor J, 2 March 2016 the High Court considered an application for possession on behalf...

    Restructuring & Insolvency
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    Court of Appeal upholds €1m health and safety fine against road haulage company

    In DPP v Roadteam Logistic Solutions (formerly known as Nolan Transport (Oaklands) Ltd [2016] IECA 38 the Court of Appeal upheld a €1 million fine imposed on a road haulage company after an...

    Disputes
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    High Court dismisses “creative” defences in summary judgment application

    In ACC Loan Management v Patrick Cahalan, High Court, Noonan J, 3 March 2016 the High Court granted summary to ACC and rejected arguments based on claims of reckless lending and illegal...

    Disputes
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    Central Bank report on Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism and Financial Sanctions in the Irish Life Insurance Sector

    Earlier today the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published a report on Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism and Financial Sanctions (AML/CFT/FS) Compliance in the Irish Life...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    ‘Strengthening Accountability in Banking’ initiative and HR implications: what comes next?

    As you may be aware, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have been in joint consultation in respect of the 'Strengthening Accountability in Banking' initiative.

    Belfast
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    Corporate Restructuring in Ireland 2016

    David Baxter, Head of Restructuring & Insolvency, assesses alternative corporate restructuring processes available in Ireland, and highlights recent cases whereby these processes have been applied successfully to execute a deal.

    Restructuring & Insolvency