Legal Updates & Insights: P2070 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    New Irish Grocery Regime From 30 April 2016

    The grocery sector in Ireland will have to cope with a new set of rules from 30 April 2016. On 1 February 2016, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation signed the Consumer Protection...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    European Commission approves Acquisition of Topaz, RPIF and Esso Ireland by Alimentation Couche-Tard

    On 26 January 2016, the European Commission approved the acquisition of Topaz Energy Group Limited, Resource Property Investment Fund Plc ("RPIF") and Esso Ireland Limited by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc ("ACT").

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

    On the International Front we look at the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation, the AIFMD passport, the PRIPs Regulation, EU Financial Services Regulation and PSD2.

    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, Central Bank Markets Update, Central Bank Guidance on Umbrella Cash Accounts, Central Bank UCITS Q&A, CP86 transition timelines, CRS, FATCA and...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Forum Connemara Limited v Galway County Local Community Development Committee, judgment of Ryan J. of 21 December 2016

    The High Court has refused an application made by Forum Connemara Limited ("Forum Connemara") for a stay on the implementation of the decision made by Galway County Local Community Development...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Court of Appeal re-establishes case law on disqualification of directors

    Director of Corporate Enforcement -v- Walsh & ors [2016] IECA 2 concerned an appeal by the Director of Corporate Enforcement (the Director) against a decision of Barrett J declining to make a disqualification...

    Disputes
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    The Cybercrime Bill is here

    The Department of Justice has published the Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016

    Commercial & Technology
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    Data Protection Commission fines telecoms firm €5,000

    Telecoms company, Yourtel, has been fined €5,000 for making unsolicited telephone calls to two homes, urging them to switch their business.

    Privacy & Data Security
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    Reasonable Accommodation – how far must employers go?

    The High Court has recently affirmed a decision of the Labour Court which awarded an employee €40,000 for failure to adequately consider or evaluate potential options of reasonable accommodation.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Safe Harbour 2.0: Where are we now?

    There have been intense negotiations between EU and US officials on an "Umbrella Agreement" or "Safe Harbour 2.0" following the European Court of Justice's Schrems decision last October.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Legal Update: Migration Advisory Committee Review - Tier 2 Migration

    The highly anticipated recommendations arising out of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) Review into Tier 2 Migration were published today, 19 January 2016, following a 7 month process of consultation and assessment.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Employees’ expectations of privacy in the workplace dashed?

    A recent ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Barbulescu v Romania, has been the hot topic of conversation at water coolers (and, somewhat...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives