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    High Court confirms that conduct as a Defendant in previous proceedings may be considered in application for Isaac Wunder order

    The High Court (Butler J) has delivered judgment in Scanlan v Gilligan and Ors [2021] IEHC 825  in which the fourth to seventh defendants applied for an Isaac Wunder order against the plaintiff.

    Disputes
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    Procurement contract thresholds effective from 1 January 2022

    The UK Government has revised its public procurement contract value thresholds effective from 1 January 2022. The new thresholds will apply to in-scope contracting authorities across the UK, including in Northern Ireland.

    Belfast
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    New NI Energy Strategy Published  

    The NI energy industry received an early Christmas present when the NI Executive published the new Energy Strategy (or "Path to Net Zero Energy") in late December last year.

    Belfast
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    Finalised CBI guidance on cross-industry outsourcing – the (re)insurance perspective

    On 17 December 2021, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published its finalised cross-industry guidance on outsourcing (the Guidance), which applies to all regulated firms, including (re)insurers and (re)insurance intermediaries.

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    New Irish Maritime Area Planning (MAP) legislation signed into law

    The Maritime Area Planning Act (the MAP Act) has now been passed by both houses in the Irish legislature and was signed into law by the President on 23 December 2021.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    A distinct State aid focus for the European Commission and EU Courts at the end of 2021

    While the continued impact of EU competition law on big tech in particular, dominates the headlines - and will probably do so into 2022, including the Digital Markets act - there has been a flurry of very recent State aid decisions by the European Commission (Commission) and activity before the EU Courts (both pandemic and non-pandemic related).

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Government releases new legislation for large scale residential developments - Strategic housing development process to lapse from 25 February 2022

    The Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Act 2021 (the LRD Act) has been enacted and is due to commence.

    Environmental & Planning
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    Commercial frustrations for commercial landlords and tenants but law of frustration a different matter

    Earlier this year, the English High Court ruled in favour of landlords seeking to recover rental arrears that accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Disputes
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    Maritime Area Planning legislation on track to be finalised by Christmas 2021

    The Maritime Area Planning Bill (the MAP Bill) continues its progress through the Irish legislature.

    Energy & Natural Resources
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Dec 2021

    SFDR delay, UCITS fee rebate arrangements, cessation of LIBORs and EOINIA, consultation on remote customer onboarding solutions

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - Dec 2021

    Deadlines, CBI year end timeframes, CBI Q&A, CBI guidance on operational resilience, company law flexibility measures, beneficial ownership of CFVs

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    CBI timeframes for receipt of applications that are seeking a year-end effective date

    The Central Bank of Ireland issued timeframes for receipt of applications that are seeking a Christmas or year-end effective date for:

    Asset Management & Investment Funds