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    White Collar Crime: Proposed modernisation of the Irish criminal justice system – will the promised efficiencies be realised?

    Reform of the Irish criminal justice system, through the actions outlined in the Government's Action Plan to tackle White Collar Crime and the Justice Plan 2021, has gathered pace in recent...

    White Collar Crime
  • COVID-19 update on trends and developments for Debt Capital Markets
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    COVID-19 update on trends and developments for Debt Capital Markets

    The economic forecast for the debt capital markets in Ireland during the next 12 months is considerably more positive than it has been since the COVID-19 outbreak escalated to become a...

    Capital Markets - Debt
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    Second consultation paper on €30 billion threshold

    The European Banking Authority has issued a second consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards on the calculation of the €30bn consolidated assets threshold for investment firms under the Investment...

    Financial Regulation
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    The lifecycle of big tech EU competition cases

    The European Commission has a growing list of tech-related competition cases. What are they about? What happens in these cases? What are the outcomes? A&L Goodbody's Dr Vincent Power...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    “Are we there yet?” Ireland’s Investment Screening/Foreign Directive Investment Bill

    The Irish Government has announced that the Irish parliament (the Oireachtas) will enact legislation to enable the Irish Government to screen 'foreign' direct investment (FDI) in Ireland. In this context,...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    New remuneration rules for banks and investment firms

    New regulatory technical standards (RTS) on remuneration are now in place under the Capital Requirements Directive from 14 June 2021, while certain investment firms will remain subject to the previous remuneration rules...

    Financial Regulation
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    G7 Finance Ministers reach consensus on Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 proposals

    On Saturday 5 June 2021 the G7 finance ministers reached political consensus on proposals for a global minimum corporation tax of at least 15% to be determined on a country by country basis.

    Tax
  • Graduate visa – International talent may be closer than you think
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    Graduate visa – International talent may be closer than you think

    In a boost for employers, the government has confirmed a new Graduate visa route will launch on 1 July 2021, giving greater access to nearly 500,000 international students currently living and studying in...

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance May 2021

    Domestically, the CBI published the results of its "Understanding the Future of Insurance" survey; At European level, the ESA's Joint Board of Appeal dismissed the appeal brought by Societatea de...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds May 2021

    Domestically, Irish authorised UCITS managers are required to conduct a specific review of their practices, documentation, systems and controls by 31 December 2021; At European level, ESMA published the final report on...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral May 2021

    Domestically, climate change is a key focus of the CBI; At European level, the ECB published their May Supervision Newsletter.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms May 2021

    Domestically, the CBI issued a Dear CEO letter to algorithmic trading firms; At European level, crowdfunding service providers that are subject to the new Crowdfunding Regulation are exempt from MiFID...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds