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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) has published guidance and forms for monthly data required to be provided by monetary financial institutions (MFIs).

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) has recently published additional Solvency II Information Notes. The first of these, Note 4, outlines its approach to applications for approvals regarding undertaking-specific parameters ...

    Finance
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    MMF Regulation

    On 29 April 2015, the European Parliament agreed its position on MMF reform following a plenary vote.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    CJEU considers an allegedly unfair contractual term in an insurance contract

    In Jean-Claude Van Hove v CNP Assurances SA (Case C-96/14) the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) considered Article 4(2) of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Directive 93/13/EEC ...

    Commercial Contracts
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    Companies Act 2014 - Key potential side effects for Irish insurers and reinsurers

    Most of the provisions of the Companies Act 2014 (the Act) are expected to be commenced on 1 June 2015.

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    Defendant failed to show that there was no negligence in signing loan facility

    In AIB v Higgins & ors [2015] IECA 23, the Court of Appeal considered the necessary elements of the defence of 'non est factum'. Generally speaking if a person signs a document they...

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

    On the International Front, we look at the AIFMD Delegated Regulation, ELTIFs, the SFT Regulation, the Benchmark Regulation, the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive and the Wire Transfer Regulation.

    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 a Capital Markets Union Consultation, ISE changes and Connected Party Transactions.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Woolworths Case - Employers can pick and don’t have to mix

    The eagerly awaited judgment in the Woolworths and Ethel Austin cases has been handed down today by the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ).

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Equality Tribunal Update on enforceability of settlement agreements

    A recent determination from the Equality Tribunal highlights again the importance of a properly drafted compromise agreement where employers and employees are terminating the employment relationship and any claims arising...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Allegations of mis-selling could not be considered by Financial Services Ombudsman when they occurred more than six years previously

    In Geoghegan v Financial Services Ombudsman & ors [2015] IEHC 217, Kearns P in the High Court rejected an appeal of a decision of the Financial Services Ombudsman.

    Disputes
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    The details of Ireland’s new Betting (Amendment) Act

    The Irish President signed Ireland’s Betting (Amendment) Act 2015 into law on 15 March. This Act introduces a licensing regime for remote bookmakers and betting intermediaries in Ireland, bringing both online...

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing