Legal Updates & Insights: P2110 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    No statutory right of appeal against Information Commissioner’s discontinuation of review

    The Court of Appeal in Kelly v The Information Commissioner [2015] IECA 270 upheld the High Court's finding that no statutory appeal lay from the discontinuance of a review by the Information...

    Disputes
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    Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2015

    The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2015 came into force on 8 July 2015.

    Finance
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    When are Borrowers Consumers?

    The High Court recently considered two cases involving arguments as to whether loans should be deemed consumer loans and the application of the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears.

    Finance
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    Probationary Periods and Fair Procedures

    Two recent Labour Court decisions have reiterated the need for employers to apply their disciplinary procedures where an employee on probation is being dismissed. A common and mistaken belief among...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    High Court Considers Enforceability of Jurisdiction Clause

    In Clubgear v Mitre Sports International Ltd and Prostar Sports Ltd [2015] IEHC 708 the High Court upheld the validity of a jurisdiction clause, in favour of the Courts of England and...

    Disputes
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral / Other

    On the Domestic Front: Items including the following - Central Bank publishes a Guide to Prospectus Approval in Ireland - ISE publishes updated rules for ESM listed companies, Central Bank...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank Markets Update; updated AIF Rulebook, AIFMD Q&A, Feedback statement on CP86, Guidance for Fund Management Companies, Revised UCITS Guidance - Central Bank Report...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank consults on Investment Firm Regulations 2015 - Central Bank publishes findings of thematic review of CFDs On the International Front: Items including the following -...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Minister for Finance publishes EU (Deposit Guarantee Schemes) Regulations 2015 - Central Bank proposes additional consumer protection measures for variable rate mortgage holders - Minister for Finance...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Solvency II transposed into Irish law; CBI - proposed requirements on Domestic Actuarial Regime and Head of Actuarial Function; CBI - Corporate Governance Code for Insurance...

    Financial Regulation
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    Central Bank News; Consultation on Amendments to the AIF Rulebook (CP99), Reporting Guidance for AIFMs, Markets update and AML/CTF briefing

    Central Bank News; Consultation on Amendments to the AIF Rulebook (CP99), Reporting Guidance for AIFMs, Markets update and AML/CTF briefing.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Issue of unreasonable withholding of consent to assignment considered by the Commercial Court

    In its recent decision in the case of Perfect Pies Limited (in receivership) and Pearse Farrell v Chupn Limited [2015] 11 JIC 0607, the Commercial Court has considered the difficult question of the...

    Commercial Property