Legal Updates & Insights: P2310 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    Principal Shareholder of Company refused permission to legally represent Company in High Court Proceedings

    The High Court in a recent decision has made it clear that only in exceptional circumstances will it exercise its discretion to allow a shareholder to represent a company in...

    Disputes
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    Recent disability discrimination case highlights delay in considering reasonable accommodation

    A retailer has been ordered to pay €14,000 to a claimant after the Equality Tribunal held that it had failed to provide reasonable accommodation to the claimant salesman who went on...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    High Court orders UPC to take action against illegal downloaders

    The Commercial Court has delivered a ruling which will have significant implications for music companies and ISPs, in regard to illegal downloading.

    Commercial & Technology
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    CASE OF THE MONTH: Allegation of oppression of minority shareholder rejected by the High Court

    In Hamill -v- Vantage Resources Limited & Anor [2015] IEHC 195, High Court, Binchy J, 20 March 2015 the petitioner claimed that he had been oppressed as a minority shareholder and that there had been...

    Disputes
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    Recent EAT Case on Dismissal on Grounds of Incapacity

    A recent case from the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) provides a useful reminder for employers of the procedures to follow when a dismissal on grounds of incapacity is being considered.⃰...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    CBI publishes various reporting requirements for MiFID investment firms, CBI first review of debt management firms, Statement on external review CBI Consumer Protection function, publishes Schedule of Dates for the...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    The ICAV, Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (s48(1) Investor Money Regulations 2015 for Fund Services Providers (SI 105 of 2015) was signed by Deputy Governor (Financial Regulation) Cyril Roux on 25 March 2015, MMF...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    Supervision and Enforcement Act 2013, Client Asset Regulations 2015 for Investment Firms signed, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) regarding...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    CBI publishes introductory statement by Governor Patrick Honohan at the Oireachtas Banking Enquiry, European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes benchmarking package, EBA requirements for business reorganisation plans, EBA resolution procedures for...

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    CBI Solvency II Information Notes, reserving requirements, non-life insurers, reinsurers, Solvency II newsletter, Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, motor survey, Insurance Ireland Annual Report published, CIRs, ITS, EIOPA review, Commission...

    Finance