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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking May 2021

    Domestically, the CBI updated forms for payment institutions and Gráinne McEvoy, the CBI's Director of Consumer Protection, spoke to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform...

    Finance
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    The EU Commission sets out its immediate tax policy agenda

    The European Commission's "Communication on Business Taxation for the 21st Century", published on 18 May 2021, sets out a number of tax proposals it aims to have implemented in the immediate future.

    Tax
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    Crowdfunding

    Crowdfunding has gathered pace in recent years as an attractive alternative to traditional forms of finance typically offered by banks.

    Financial Regulation
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    Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019 – Provisions commencing September 2021

    Insurers entering contracts of insurance with Irish consumers will be impacted by changes to Irish law with effect from 1 September 2021. These changes will affect contracts issued, varied or renewed from...

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    Regulatory focus on digital operational resilience

    Digital operational resilience has been the focus of governments and regulators across sectors lately, which is unsurprising given that information and communications technology (ICT) is a key enabler for the...

    Financial Regulation
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    CJEU rules on compatibility of barriers to public participation and access to justice rights with the Aarhus Convention

    The CJEU was asked to comment on the scope of Article 9(2) and (3) of the Aarhus Convention relative to the entitlement of the public to seek "access to justice" on environmental...

    Environmental & Planning
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    The CMA seeks to tackle misleading “green” claims by companies

    On 21 May 2021, the UK's competition and consumer law regulator, the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA), issued, for consultation, draft consumer protection law guidance for all businesses making environmental claims.

    Belfast
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    The European Commission is taking aim at distortive foreign subsidies

    On 5 May 2021, the European Commission (Commission) proposed a Regulation (Regulation) which, if adopted, would address potentially distortive effects of foreign subsidies in the EU.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Upcoming changes to Ireland’s Whistleblowing Regime - Why businesses should start to prepare

    The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform recently published the General Scheme of the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - May 2021

    ESMA CBDF Guidelines, ESMA Guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers, EU Retail Investment Strategy, EU Supervisory Data Strategy, Reform of the ESAs, Notifying net short positions on shares, AML/...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - May 2021

    UCITS Liquidity, Speech at Irish Funds Global Funds Conference by CBI's Derville Rowland, Appointment of new chair of ESMA's Investment Management Standing Committee, Companies Act 2014

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Does delegation equal outsourcing? Irish funds and CBI draft outsourcing guidance

    The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) issued a consultation on cross-industry guidance on outsourcing in February. The intention is for the guidance to issue at the end of 2021.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds