Legal Updates & Insights: P320 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Access to Information and the Meaning of Public Authority under the AIE Directive

    In a judgment delivered on 25 January 2021, Raheenleagh Power DAC, which jointly operates a wind farm in Wicklow with the ESB, has been determined by the High Court to be a ...

    Disputes
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    Gender pay gap reporting: Spring 2021 update

    The introduction of gender pay gap legislation in Ireland was well underway up until the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 2020. The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill (the Bill) is now back...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Apr 2021

    Domestically, the CBI launched a consultation paper on prospectus fees and service standards and issued its latest markets updates; At European level, the EBA launched a public consultation on regulatory...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Apr 2021

    Domestically, the CBI published guidance for Electronic Money Institutions, Payment Institutions and Account Information Service Providers in relation to Fitness and Probity requirements; At European level, the ECB published its...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Apr 2021

    Domestically, the CBI published guidance on performance fees of UCITS and certain types of retail investor AIFs and updated its Q&A on AIFMD; At European level, ESMA updated its...

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

    Domestically, virtual asset service providers must now comply with anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism obligations; At European level, the ESAs published their first joint risk assessment report...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Apr 2021

    Domestically, the CBI published its Consumer Protection Outlook 2021. New personal injuries guidelines and new regulations requiring recovery plans for (re)insurers came into effect; At European level, EIOPA launched its...

    Financial Regulation
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    Workplace Relations Commission 2020 Annual Report

    The Workplace Relations Commission (the WRC) recently published its 2020 Annual Report. The Report outlines the challenges that the WRC faced in 2020 in the delivery of its services...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
  • publication

    Climate Change Bill - What it means for Northern Ireland

    Climate change is a crisis that is going to have a significant impact on our lives in the next decade. In 2020, the Northern Ireland Assembly declared a climate emergency.

    Energy & Natural Resources Belfast
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    Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation | ACOI podcast

    Ann Shiels, a Knowledge lawyer in our Asset Management & Investment Funds team spoke about the Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation, SFDR, in a recent episode of the Association of Compliance Officers...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The meaning of “environmental information” under the AIE Regulations

    In what is becoming a very busy legal area, the High Court has recently published another judgment concerning the interpretation of the European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment)...

    Environmental & Planning
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    The Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement finally enters into full force on 1 May 2021

    The Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) finally enters into full force on 1 May 2021

    Brexit