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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Dec 2021

    SFDR delay, UCITS fee rebate arrangements, cessation of LIBORs and EOINIA, consultation on remote customer onboarding solutions

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

    Deadlines, CBI year end timeframes, CBI Q&A, CBI guidance on operational resilience, company law flexibility measures, beneficial ownership of CFVs

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    CBI timeframes for receipt of applications that are seeking a year-end effective date

    The Central Bank of Ireland issued timeframes for receipt of applications that are seeking a Christmas or year-end effective date for:

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Nov 2021

    Domestically, the CBI issued market updates Issue number 14 and 15 of 2021; At European level, ESMA published its common enforcement priorities for 2021 annual financial reports.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Nov 2021

    Domestically, the CBI announced Glenn Calverley as Director appointment in Strategy and Governance; At European level, the ECB reported that card fraud declined in 2019, the EBA reaffirmed its commitment to support green finance in view of the UN Climate Change Conference.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Nov 2021

    Domestically, the CBI published the Private Motor Insurance Report of the National Claims Information Database; At European level, EIOPA committed to support the insurance and pensions sectors’ efforts to tackle climate change.

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

    Domestically, in a "Dear CEO" letter the CBI set out supervisory expectations of regulated firms regarding climate change: At European level, President von der Leyen spoke at the UN Climate Change Conference, the European Commission announced a new pledge of €100m in finance for the Adaptation Fund and also adopted three work programmes for the Digital Europe Programme.

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Nov 2021

    Domestically, the CBI fast-tracked the EU taxonomy filing deadline; At European level, proposals for revisions to AIFMD will now proceed through the EU legislative process and the European Parliament adopted texts amending the PRIIPs Regulation and the UCITS Directive.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Introduction of COVID-19 passes in Northern Ireland

    As of today, COVID-19 passports are legally enforceable in Northern Ireland. The scheme was introduced last month with a two-week grace period to allow businesses to start implementing the measures without enforcement. However, going forward, businesses that fail to comply could face fines of up to £10,000.

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    Big Tech – Transatlantic regulatory cooperation and an evolving antitrust picture

    On both sides of the Atlantic, there has been a significant number of recent court rulings, investigations and hearings to review the way Big Tech operates and to address antitrust, as well as wider data issues.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Latest EU Belarus Sanctions Target Aviation Industry

    On 2 December 2021, the Council of the European Union adopted its fifth sanctions package targeting individuals and entities in Belarus in response to human rights abuses and the orchestration of a migrant crisis at the Belarusian border with the EU.

    White Collar Crime
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    Reforming Public Procurement in the UK - Government response to Consultation published on 6 December 2021

    In December 2020, the UK Cabinet Office set out wide ranging proposals for the post Brexit future of public procurement legislation in England with the publication of a Green Paper, 'Transforming Public Procurement'.

    Public Procurement Belfast