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    Establishment of the Irish Gambling Regulator in 2021

    An optimistic start to 2021 for the Irish gambling industry, with recent media reports indicating that the long awaited Gambling Regulator will be established by the summer of 2021.

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
  • Article

    Public consultation to review aspects of Irish Competition & Merger Control Law

    Ireland's Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment – the Irish Government's business ministry – has commenced a public consultation to review certain aspects of competition law in Ireland.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    ALG contributes to the IBA Taxes Committee submission to the OECD regarding the blueprints

    On 12 October 2020, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS released the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints, together with a public consultation document seeking stakeholder input on the Blueprints.

    Tax
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    Consultation on the BEPS 2.0 blueprints

    What could be the final public consultation meeting on the BEPS 2.0 blueprints will be held this week on 14 and 15 January 2021.

    Tax
  • podcast

    New fraud offences on the way in 2021

    The Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) (Amendment) Bill is working its way through the Oireachtas at the moment

    Disputes
  • Extension of COVID-19 company law measures
    Article

    Extension of COVID-19 company law measures

    The "interim period" of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 (the 2020 Act) has been extended to 9 June 2021. The Act makes temporary amendments to the Companies Act 2014 and the Industrial and...

    Corporate and M&A
  • COVID-19 vaccinations: Key considerations for employers
    publication

    COVID-19 vaccinations: Key considerations for employers

    On 15 December 2020, the Minister for Health announced Ireland’s National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy. The first vaccine was approved for use on 21 December 2020, with the first dose administered in Ireland on 29...

    COVID-19
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    Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018 (Sale and Supply of Alcohol Products) Regulations 2020 comes into effect

    The Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018 (Sale and Supply of Alcohol Products) Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) came into effect on 11 January 2020.

    Betting, Gaming & Licensing
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Dec 2020

    Domestically, the CBI published an interim report of its differential pricing review, its quarterly insurance letter for Q4 2020, and the CBI webpage on the Temporary Run-off Regime is now live;...

    Financial Regulation
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Dec 2020

    Domestically, the CBI launched a consultation on performance of fee guidance and has issued some clarification in respect of the outcome of its thematic review of the implementation of its...

    Financial Regulation
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Dec 2020

    Domestically, CBI Deputy Governor Ed Sibley delivered an address to members of the Oireachtas in which he outlined several key areas of the focus for the CBI; At European level,...

    Financial Regulation
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Dec 2020

    Domestically, the CBI updated its Q&A on the payment of distributions and variable remuneration by MiFID investment firms during the COVID-19 pandemic and launched a consultation on proposed enhancements...

    Financial Regulation