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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Differential pricing: More change on the way for the insurance industry

    Central Bank of Ireland's proposals for amendments to the Consumer Protection Code 2012

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    Right to work checks and key changes

    The 1 July 2021 marked the end of the six month post-Brexit ‘grace period’.

    Employment & Incentives Belfast
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    Central Bank fires warning shots on market abuse

    On 12 July, the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) published a series of findings and Dear CEO letters on compliance with the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).

    Corporate and M&A
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    New Regulations on beneficial ownership of express trusts

    The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Trusts) Regulations 2021 came into operation on 24 April 2021.

    Financial Regulation
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    M&A: €7.5m fine for providing misleading/incorrect information during EU merger control procedure

    Vincent Power analyses the European Commission Sigma-Aldrich case when a fine was imposed for providing misleading information to the Commission.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    What businesses involved in the supply and servicing of credit need to know about upcoming legal requirements

    The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2021 (the Bill) will affect credit servicing firms, hire-purchase and consumer-hire businesses and other indirect credit providers.

    Finance
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    CJEU confirms limited derogations from the GDPR’s one-stop-shop mechanism

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed the limited competence of a national supervisory authority, that is not the lead supervisory authority (LSA), to bring legal...

    Commercial & Technology
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    DPC publishes Guidelines on collection of vaccination data of employees

    The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published guidelines addressing the issue of what information employers can process in relation to their employees' return to the workplace.

    Commercial & Technology
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    G20 agreement on Pillars 1 and 2

    On 10 July 2021, the G20 endorsed that broad framework for Pillars 1 and 2 and the ambitious timetable for bringing the new rules into force in 2023.

    Tax
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    Irish Government Plugs Gap in Protection under SCCs

    The Irish government has moved swiftly to plug a perceived gap in protection under Irish data protection law that had raised doubts about whether Irish law was fit for purpose...

    Commercial & Technology
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    RINA case: European court’s ruling on state immunity and ship registration

    A&L Goodbody's Dr Vincent Power was recently invited to write for the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law on the important EU shipping law case of LG and...

    Brexit
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    President Biden’s Competition Order: What it says and should the EU and Ireland copy his homework?

    President Donald J Trump brought the US Presidential Executive Order to international prominence. He signed 220 of them. A tiny figure compared to the three-term Depression and Wartime President Franklin D...

    EU, Competition & Procurement