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

Legal Updates & Insights

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    DPC’s Annual Report - insights into regulation in 2015

    The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has published its Annual Report for 2015.

    Privacy & Data Security
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland issues Statement on the outcome of the UK Referendum on EU Membership; Statement by Irish Minister of Finance following the UK Referendum on EU membership. On the European Front: Department of Finance Public Consultation on Financial Institutions Levy closes 8 July 2016 Central Bank of Ireland publishes a 10 Step Guide for Micro and Small Enterprises

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

    On the Domestic Front: Irish Stock Exchange statement following the UK Referendum. On the EU Front: European Securities Markets Authority publishes Q & A on the application of the AIFMD; European Securities Markets Authority publishes Q&A on the implementation of EMIR

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Markets update. On the European Front: Updated ESMA Q&A on the application of AIFMD; ESMA Q&A on the application of EuSEF and EuVECA Regulations

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank of Ireland Director of Credit Institutions Supervision delivers a speech on his role and supervisory priorities; Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland emphasises the importance of macroprudential mortgage rules. On the EU Front: European Central Bank issues statement following the UK referendum on EU membership

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: CBI consults on guidance regarding external audit of Solvency II returns/disclosures; Insurance Ireland issues statement on insurance costs debate.

    Finance
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    Poolbeg Planning Scheme Strategic Development Zone (SDZ)

    On 20 May 2016, the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Simon Coveney, announced that on foot of a request by Dublin City Council, the Government has made an order designating the western part of the Poolbeg peninsula as a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ).

    Environmental & Planning
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    What to do when dawn raids happen

    This article examines a recent decision of the Irish High Court, CRH Plc, Irish Cement Ltd and Seamus Lynch v The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission [2016] IEHC 162, which highlights the importance of regulators complying with the scope of search warrants and with privacy laws when conducting dawn raids.

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

    On the International front we look at AIFMD, CMU consultation on cross border distribution of investment funds, EuSEFs, EuVECAs, Benchmarks, ELTIFs, MMFs, AML/CTF, FSB consultation on recommendations to address structural vulnerabilities arising from asset management activities and IOSCO.

    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 upcoming deadlines, Brexit, Central Bank Markets Update, CP105 on the CBI UCITS Regulations, CP86 and Market Abuse.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Labour Court issues recommendation under amended industrial relations legislation

    The Labour Court recently issued its first recommendation under the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015.

    Pensions & Incentives
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    A Key Practical Tip on the Brexit Reality for Business Executives

    On Brexit, it is now time for business executives to move from the politics to the practicalities.

    Brexit