Legal Updates & Insights: P2304 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    “A strong country isn’t one that pulls up the drawbridge … it is one that controls immigration.” [Prime Minister, David Cameron], 21 May 2015.

    Tougher curbs on migration from outside the European Union have already had a significant impact on the numbers of students and family members travelling from countries such as India and Pakistan.

    Pensions & Incentives
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    Cartels and Leniency in Ireland

    Dr Vincent Power, examines the Irish regime relating to cartels and leniency in Ireland.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    Lars Frisell, advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, gave an address entitled 'Resolution of the Irish banking crisis: Hard-earned lessons for Europe' to the Financial Safety Net Conference in Sweden.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    In its report, the CBI discusses the improvements that the Irish economy and banking sector were displaying throughout 2014 and continue to display.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    A new process for submitting the net asset values (NAV) for listed investment funds will be implemented by the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) in September 2015. Currently NAVs are submitted by email to nav@ise.ie or autonav@ise.ie.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    The CBI and ISE have published their responses to the European Commission's green paper on building a Capital Markets Union (CMU).

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On 14 May 2015, CBI advised that it is open to receive formal submissions of Solvency II preparatory phase reporting. I

    Finance
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    A&L Goodbody Guide to Securities Litigation 2015

    An overview of the nature and extent of securities litigation in Ireland.

    Disputes
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    CJEU confirms that ‘click-wrapping’ meets the requirements of Article 23 of the Brussels I Regulation

    In El Majdoub Jaouad El Majdoub v CarsOnTheWeb.Deutschland GmbH [2015] (C-322/14) (21 May 2015) the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) ruled that the method of accepting general terms and conditions of a contract for sale (which includes a jurisdiction clause) by 'click-wrapping', complied with the formalities set out in Article 23 of the Brussels I Regulation.

    Disputes
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    Government publishes heads of bill to provide for Periodic Payment Orders

    The Minister for Justice has published the General Scheme of the Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2015 to empower the courts to award Periodic Payment Orders (PPOs), instead of the current lump sum award, to catastrophically injured persons. The proposals are aimed at providing financial security to those who have been catastrophically injured and require long term care.

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

    On the International Front, we look at the AIFMD Q&A, UCITS and EMIR, Money Market Funds, ELTIFs, Capital Markets Union, Investment-based crowdfunding, the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive and Wire Transfer Regulation, Risks and Vulnerabilities in the EU Financial System, Draft technical standards under CSDR, UCITS V, MAR, MiFID II Directive, MIFIR and Transparency Directive.

    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 the Companies Act 2014, the Central Bank Annual Report 2014 and Annual Performance Statement, EuSEFs, EuVECAs, Client Assets and Investor Money, Consultation on Corporate Governance Requirements for Investment Firms and Fitness & Probity Guidance.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds