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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Central Bank outlines expectations of investment firms preparations for new prudential regime

    The Central Bank of Ireland is consulting on the exercise of national competent authority discretions under the Investment Firms Directive and Investment Firms Regulation.

    Financial Regulation
  • audio

    Inconsistencies in the US approach to BEPS 2.0 Project?

    Philip McQueston, Of Counsel, spoke with US and Brazilian attorney José Rubens Scharlack about inconsistencies José sees in the US position concerning the BEPS 2.0 project, highlighted in a recent article...

    Tax
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    EBA consults on Draft Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the Investment Firms Directive

    The European Banking Authority is consulting on Draft Guidelines on sound remuneration policies for investment firms under the Investment Firms Directive.

    Financial Regulation
  • Right to work checks - what you need to know
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    Right to work checks - what you need to know

    Ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and recent changes to the UK’s immigration system mean more than ever, it is crucial that employers are carrying out right to work checks correctly.

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • COVID-19: Guidance for businesses - health and safety response
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    COVID-19: Guidance for businesses - health and safety response

    Although Northern Ireland is currently under a strict lockdown with the NI executive urging businesses to allow staff to work from home wherever possible, it is essential that businesses have...

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • Article

    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A - Jan 2021

    Q&A of the month. What is the latest update on the impact of Brexit, in particular for Irish authorised UCITS and QIAIFs with UK management companies and investment managers?

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

    SFDR, Reverse Solicitation, Costs and Fees of UCITS, ETFs, ESMA AIFMD Leverage Guidelines for NCAs, ESMA Guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

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

    Deadlines, ILP (Amendment) Act 2020, CBI markets updates.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • publication

    Interpreting the EU Sanctions Blocking Regulation: opportunity for guidance

    Companies caught in the crossfire between US sanctions against Iran and the EU’s Blocking Regulation have found themselves in a precarious compliance zone. The combined effect of the reinstatement...

    White Collar Crime
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    EBA Discussion Paper on management and supervision of the ESG risks for credit institutions and investment firms

    The European Banking Authority is seeking responses to its Discussion Paper EBA/DP/2020/03. The Discussion Paper focuses on the management and supervision of ESG risks for credit institutions and investment...

    Disputes
  • Article

    High Court quashes permission due to failure to comply with Water Framework Directive

    Peter Sweetman successfully challenged the Board's decision to grant planning permission for abstraction, on WFD grounds. The failure to have assigned a Water Framework Directive (WFD) status to the relevant...

    Environmental & Planning
  • High Court to hear contested witness actions remotely during Level 5 restrictions
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    High Court to hear contested witness actions remotely during Level 5 restrictions

    The High Court has confirmed that the Courts will facilitate the listing of personal injuries cases for remote hearing during lockdown if all parties agree.

    COVID-19