Legal Updates & Insights: P2124 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

  • Article

    What’s New? - Compulsory Retirement Age

    The Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 was signed into law on 10 December last and is due to commence early in 2016. The Act makes numerous amendments to employment equality legislation. Of note...

    Employment
  • Article

    What’s New? - Increase in Minimum Wage

    The increase in the national minimum wage to €9.15 per hour came into effect on 1 January last. The increase is expected to benefit approximately 140,000 workers nationwide.

    Employment
  • Article

    Solvency II regime now in force

    As insurers and reinsurers will be aware, the Solvency II regime came into force on 1 January 2016.

    Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Article

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

    On the Domestic Front: Items including the following - Amended Transparency Regulations and New Transparency Rule - New Central Bank list of Pre-Approval Controlled Functions - Central Bank introduces consumer...

    Finance
  • Article

    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Items including the following - Central Bank issues Consultation on Amendments to the AIF Rulebook - Central Bank programme of themed inspections in Markets Supervision -...

    Finance
  • Article

    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the Domestic Front: Items including the following - Central Bank publishes programme of themed inspections in Markets Supervision. On the International Front: Items including the following - ESMA publishes...

    Finance
  • Article

    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Items including the following:Central Bank publishes FAQs on new regulations on residential mortgage lending - Central Bank adopts European Union (Bank Recovery and Resolution) Resolution...

    Finance
  • Article

    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Items including the following - Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 - Central Bank publishes Solvency II reporting and data processing material.

    Finance
  • Article

    Central Bank Update

    The update also includes the Eleventh Edition of a UCITS Q&A with a new Q&A 1059 which confirms that that internally managed investment companies must comply with Regulation 100 (7) of...

    Finance
  • Article

    Central Bank Update

    The update also includes the Eleventh Edition of a UCITS Q&A with a new Q&A 1059 which confirms that that internally managed investment companies must comply with Regulation 100 (7) of...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    Update on Climate Change and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015

    The Seanad has now passed the Bill, with some minor amendments. These have the effect of involving both Houses of the Oireachtas in the various statutory procedures, rather than the...

    Environmental & Planning
  • Article

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

    On the International Front we look at the draft UCITS V level 2 Regulation, ESMA Q&A on AIFMD, IOSCO report on third hedge fund survey and the Cybersecurity Directive.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds