Legal Updates & Insights: P2280 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes findings of Cyber Security / Operational Risk Thematic Inspection. CCPC publish merger Q&A with Director of Legal Services. Central Bank publishes Pre-Approval Controlled Functions (PCFs) guidance for Credit Unions.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank issues deadlines for pre-Christmas/year-end applications. New prescribed jurisdictions for ICAV migrations. Minister for Finance passes Regulations amending the 2005 Prospectus Regulations. On the International Front: ESMA issues UCITS V implementing technical standards on penalties and measures.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the Domestic Front: Minister for Finance introduces EC (Credit Rating Agencies) (Civil Liability) Regulations 2015. Central Bank publishes new form for notification of acquisition of qualifying holdings in Investment Business Firms. Banking and Payments Federation Ireland replaces Irish Banking Federation on board of the Investor Compensation Company

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    On the Domestic Front: Microenterprise Loan Fund Scheme 2015 dispenses with prior bank refusal requirement. On the International Front: EBA publishes results of the Basel III monitoring exercise.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Solvency II National Specific Templates. High Court overturns FSO decision on non-disclosure of material fact.

    Finance
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    Vacant Site Register and Levy introduced by Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015

    Part 2 of the Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015, which was commenced on 1 September 2015 pursuant to SI 364/2015, provides for the introduction with effect from 2017 of a vacant site register within each local authority area and, with effect from 2018, the payment of a levy by the owner of each such vacant site.

    Commercial Property
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    Data Subject Access Requests – UK versus Ireland

    This article examines a recent English High Court decision, which highlights the diverging approaches of the English and Irish Courts to Data Subject Access Requests.

    GDPR
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    Client Legal Update: Safe Harbour in Danger?

    The Advocate General, Yves Bot, of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) yesterday delivered his opinion in Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner Case, C‑362/14 (the Opinion).

    Commercial & Technology
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    Summary Judgment refused where construction of contract not straightforward

    In The Governor & Company of the Bank of Ireland v Rogerson & ors [2015] IEHC 560 High Court, Keane J, 14 August 2015 the Bank sought summary judgment from the defendants in the amount of €1 million.

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

    On the International Front, we look at UCITS V implementing technical standards on penalties and measures, an updated list of AIFMD MoUs, an IOSCO report on peer review of regulation of money market funds, ESMA work schedules (and achievements), AML/CFT developments and we look at ESMA and IOSCO on Risk

    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 new ICAV regulations providing for BVI and Cayman as prescribed jurisdictions for ICAV migrations, Central Bank thematic review of Cyber Security and Operational Risk and draft regulations in respect of the Common Reporting Standard.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Minister for International Financial Services launches FinTech and Payments Association of Ireland (FPAI)

    On 14 September 2015, Minister of State for International Financial Services Simon Harris TD launched the FPAI, a new trade association founded to further the interests of stakeholders involved in the rapidly evolving Irish FinTech sector.

    Commercial & Technology