Legal Updates & Insights: P456 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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

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

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    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
  • article

    Litigating with a UK entity post Brexit

    The Brexit transition period expired on 31 December 2020. From 1 January 2021 new rules apply when dealing with UK entities regarding which courts have jurisdiction to deal with disputes; how any UK court...

    Brexit
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    Energy and the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

    As of 1 January 2021, the United Kingdom is no longer part of the EU's internal energy market and the framework for energy trading between the UK and the EU is governed...

    Brexit
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    Ireland’s Corporation Tax Roadmap January 2021 Update

    The Irish Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, recently published an update to Ireland's Corporation Tax Roadmap (Roadmap).

    Tax
  • publication

    The Hamilton Review: some views from outside the room where it happened

    In our latest publication we examine some of the recommendations contained in the Hamilton Review Group report and ask whether they would have the desired impact on Ireland's ability to...

    Disputes
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    The EU Sustainability-Related Disclosures Regulation (SFDR)

    The EU Sustainability-Related Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) forms part of a broader package of legislation being introduced by the European Commission as part of its Action Plan on Sustainable Finance.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Beneficial ownership and Irish investment funds

    There are beneficial ownership requirements relevant for Irish authorised fund management companies and for collective investment schemes structured as companies, ICAVs, unit trusts, CCFs and ILPs.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    New code on preventing and addressing workplace bullying

    Effective from 23 December 2020, the new Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work provides employers with fresh legal direction on what constitutes...

    Employment