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Legal Updates & Insights

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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments

    On the Domestic Front, we look at the Central Bank's AIFMD Q&A, ICAV Q&A, and a new Markets Update.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    AIFMD: Twelve months on

    The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (Directive 2011/61/EU) (AIFMD) brought with it significant changes for the regulation of the funds industry in Europe.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Party that Refuses to Participate in Arbitral Proceedings Forfeits Opportunity to be Heard

    In Delargy v Hickey and another [2015] IEHC 436, the Irish High Court considered an application to set aside or remit an arbitral award under Article 34(2)(a)(iii) of the UNCITRAL Model Law.

    Disputes
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    Irish High Court Refuses to Set Aside Arbitral Award on Grounds of Procedural Unfairness under UNCITRAL Model Law

    In Deluxe Art & Theme Ltd v Sheffs Ltd [2014] IEHC 695, the Irish High Court considered an application to set aside an arbitral award on the ground of procedural unfairness due to the arbitrator's alleged failure to give the applicant an opportunity to present its case in relation to the issue of estoppel.

    Disputes
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    Economic Independence -v- the ‘Cultural Fit’ – the changed face of the Tier 2 Migrant

    Amidst the ongoing Calais crisis much political dialogue focuses upon how to deal with the immigration crisis 'holistically'.

    Belfast
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2015 comes into force. Central Bank and Department of Finance publish a joint consultation paper on the industry funding levy. Central Bank publishes several guidance notes on completion of its applications for authorisations.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank permits authorised investment funds to acquire Chinese shares. Central Bank addresses inconsistencies regarding ICAV and UCITS sole object provisions.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes its supervisory approach to NFCs under EMIR. Central Bank releases a new Acquiring Transaction Notification Form for firms authorised under the Investment Intermediaries Act, 1995.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking

    European Union (Bank Recovery and Resolution) Regulations come into force. Permanent TSB and Irish Nationwide Building Society face Central Bank censure. Irish responses to the July 2015 Euro Area Bank Lending Survey are published.

    Finance
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes speech to the Dublin International Insurance and Management Association. Central Bank publishes its latest Solvency II newsletter. Data Protection Commissioner releases annual report.

    Finance
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    Stock connect programme

    Irish authorised investment funds may acquire Chinese shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme

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

    On the International Front, we look at the ESMA Q&A on the application of AIFMD, ESMA opinion and advice on passporting under AIFMD, UCITS V and AIFMD remuneration guidelines, IOSCO Consultation on International Standards on Fees and Expenses of Investment Funds, Key Information Document for PRIIPS, AML and CTF risks associated with investment-based crowdfunding, FATF report on money laundering an

    Asset Management & Investment Funds