Legal Updates & Insights: P24 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Central Bank of Ireland’s (CBI) first Adverse Assessment for market abuse – key takeaways for market participants

    As previously highlighted, in April 2022 the CBI lodged proceedings with the High Court seeking confirmation of an assessment that an individual engaged in insider dealing, contrary to the Market Abuse Regulations 2005.

    Financial Regulation
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    ‘Scratching the itch’ - looking to the future seven years post the Modern Slavery Act 2015

    The Minister of Justice, Naomi Long announced a consultation on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking on International Anti-Slavery Day.

    ESG & Sustainability
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    Private Equity 2022 – Ireland

    The Irish chapter provides an overview of the Irish M&A market, private equity developments and the latest legal information across a number of areas including the regulatory framework, transaction structuring, due diligence, deal terms, management incentivisation and exits.

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    Hague Judgments Convention to enter into force from 1 September 2023

    Disputes
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    High Court orders company to pay unpaid bonuses to its CEO

    The High Court has recently delivered judgment in the case of Keating v Shannon Foynes Port Company in which the defendant company (the Company) was ordered to pay its CEO €297,863 in outstanding bonuses.

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    Directors’ duties in the zone of insolvency: has the law changed?

    The European Union (Preventive Restructuring) Regulations 2021 (the Regulations) were signed into law in Ireland on 27 July 2022.

    Corporate Governance & Compliance
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    International Comparative Legal Guide - Patents 2023

    See the latest edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide - Patents 2023 published by Global Legal Group.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Tighter lobbying rules on the way: what businesses need to know

    On the 22 September 2022, the Government published the Regulation of Lobbying (Amendment) Bill 2022.

    Disputes
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    Ireland’s new preventive restructuring regulations

    On 27 July 2022, the European Union (Preventive Restructuring) Regulations 2022 (S.I. 380/2022) amended the Irish Companies Act 2014.

    Restructuring & Insolvency
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    Employment law update: What’s happening between now and the end of the year?

    As we move into the final months of 2022, there are significant legislative developments on the horizon. In this briefing we take a look at some of the key developments coming down the line.

    Employment
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    Drone regulation in Ireland

    In the latest edition of Lexology Getting The Deal Through - Drone Regulation, Aviation & Transport Finance partner Marie O'Brien, Corporate partner Darran Nangle and solicitor Caoilinn Doran provide an insight into the legal drone regulations in Ireland.

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds September 2022

    Domestically, the European Union (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2022 implement the UCITS delegated directive (EU) 2021/1270 on integrating sustainability risks & factors. At European level, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) submitted some further queries to the EU Commission relating to the interpretation of the SFDR.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds