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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Dealing with Dawn-Raids by Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

    Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) regularly dawn-raids businesses, professional bodies, trade associations and homes. Everyone in business in Ireland needs to be briefed on how to deal...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Rights of residence and the Family Home Protection Act 1976 considered by High Court in Bank of Ireland v O’Donnell [2015] IEHC 640

    Certain defences raised by Brian and Mary Patricia O'Donnell in the latest High Court action taken against them by Bank of Ireland in connection with Gorse Hill in Killiney have...

    Commercial Property
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    EU to US Data Transfers

    John Whelan, Head of A&L Goodbody's International Technology practice looks at EU to US data transfers following the recent CJEU ruling.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Report on Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism and Financial Sanctions Compliance in the Irish Funds Sector issue next week

    The Central Bank Report on Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism and Financial Sanctions Compliance in the Irish Funds Sector is expected to issue next week.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Common Reporting Standard (CRS) effective 1 January 2016; Self-Certification Forms/ documentation update

    The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) impacts Irish funds from 1 January 2016. The CRS framework represents a globally coordinated approach to the disclosure of income earned by individuals and organisations in order...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Zero Hours Report Published

    The Government recently published a report entitled ‘A Study on the Prevalence of Zero Hours Contracts among Irish employers and their impact on employees'.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Court of Appeal Sets Aside Order Compelling Parties to Mediate in Personal Injuries Action

    In Ryan v Walls Construction Ltd [2015] IECA 214 (6 October 2015) (Kelly J., Irvine J., Hogan J.), the Court of Appeal set aside an order compelling parties to mediate in relation to a...

    Disputes
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    High Court Allows Company to Claim Legal Advice Privilege as Successor in Title

    In Sports Direct International Plc v Minor & ors [2015] IEHC 650, Sports Direct International plc (“Sports Direct”) sought an order enforcement of various agreements which they alleged governed the relationship between the...

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

    This section seeks to capture all other regulatory developments in the financial markets including regulation of brokers, intermediaries, FX markets, credit servicing firms, credit unions, moneylenders, retail credit firms, debt...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    Regulatory updates in this section relate to broadly to the authorisation and supervision of collective investment schemes (including UCITS and non-UCITS funds) in Ireland and the EU.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    This section contains updated in relation to domestic and international regulatory developments affecting investment firms which includes firms regulated under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and under the...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    This section compiles domestic and international regulatory developments, reports and studies relating to banks and credit institutions.

    Finance