Legal Updates & Insights: P2388 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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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
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    Delay in investigating case leads to unfair dismissal award

    A recent case from the Employment Appeals Tribunal highlights the importance for employers of investigating any allegation of misconduct without undue delay.

    Pensions & Incentives
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    Is travel to work, “work”?

    For these workers, according to the Court of Justice of the European Union, the time taken to travel from home to the first client, and from the last client to home, should be included in the calculation of "working time".

    Belfast
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    Statutory Instrument effecting a transfer of banking business challenged

    DANSKE BANK A/S AND DECLAN CROWE & MARION CROWE [2015] This case concerned a challenge to proceedings issued by the Plaintiff against the Defendants in respect of the repayment of monies due under various loan facility arrangements.

    Finance
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    Shipping Law in Ireland 2017

    Catherine Duffy, Vincent Power and Eileen Roberts, Partners at A&L Goodbody, provide an overview of shipping law, the shipping industry, regulation and the legislative framework in Ireland. This article was first published in The Shipping Law Review 2017 (3rd Edition) by Law Business Research Ltd.

    EU, Competition & Procurement