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Legal Updates & Insights

  • Article

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

    On the International Front: we look at ESMA Q&A on AIFMD; MMF Regulation; EMIR- risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts; EuVECA and EuSEF Regulation and AML/CFT developments.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

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

    In Irish practice developments: Some Approaching Deadlines the outcome of CP86; investment via Shenzhen Connect; CBI AIFMD Q&A; CBI UCITS Q&A; CBI Markets update; CBI Directors appointments; CBI AML bulletin; Address by Derville Rowland; CBI themed inspection of risk function; Irish Funds papers on keeping CDD up to date and on SFTR disclosures.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    Age discrimination – back in the spotlight

    The Labour Court recently upheld a decision of an Adjudication Officer rejecting a worker's claim that he was discriminated against on the grounds of age when he was forced to retire at age 65

    Pensions & Incentives
  • Article

    Supreme Court Considers Calculation of Damages in Providing Adapted Accommodation

    In Barry (A Minor) v National Maternity Hospital [2016] IESC 41, Supreme Court, 13 July 2016 the plaintiff brought an action for injuries at birth.

    Disputes
  • Article

    GDPR guidance on Data Portability, DPOs & Lead Supervisory Authority

    The Article 29 Working Party has issued a press release and three sets of guidelines and FAQs on implementation of some key issues under the GDPR.

    GDPR
  • Article

    Personal data – an expanding concept?

    This article examines the concept of "personal data", in light of the recent ruling of the European Court of Justice in Breyer (C-582/14), the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s Guidance on Pseudonymous and Anonymous Data, and the incoming GDPR.

    GDPR
  • Article

    Competition Investigation in the Irish Motor Insurance Sector

    On 13 September 2016, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") announced that it had issued: (a) witness summonses; and (b) information requests to various parties in the motor insurance sector in Ireland.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Article

    Irish High Court stays proceedings pending arbitration

    In BAM Building Ltd v UCD Property Development Co Ltd [2016] IEHC 582 (20 October 2016), the Irish High Court considered whether to stay proceedings pending arbitration in a construction dispute.

    Disputes
  • Article

    New legislation on interception of communications

    The Department of Justice and Equality have published a policy document on amending the law relating to the interception of communications.

    Privacy & Data Security
  • Article

    Court Considers Personal Liability of Director for Debt

    In Toomey Leasing Group Ltd v Sedgwick & Ors [2016] IECA 280, Court of Appeal, Hogan J, 13 October 2016, the first named respondent (Mr Sedgwick) appealed from a decision of the High Court that he, and the second respondent were personally liable to the applicant in the sum of €48,250 pursuant to Section 297A of the Companies Act 1963.

    Disputes
  • Article

    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: Central Bank publishes Transparency Rules in respect of transparency requirements for issuers of securities admitted to trading on certain markets; Director of Enforcement of the Central Bank of Ireland delivers speech on the Bank's approach to enforcement

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: Loan Origination Qualifying Investor AIFs; Central Bank publish AIFMD Q&A. On the European Front: ESMA publish Q&A on application of AIFMD; ESMA publish Q&A on application of UCITS Directive

    Financial Regulation