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  • Article

    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A - Dec 2020

    Q&A of the month. What is the latest update on Brexit?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • article

    The Supreme Court’s judgment in Cantrell v AIB

    The Supreme Court recently held that, in claims for negligent mis-selling based on the level of risk of a financial product, the limitation period only begins to run when the risk renders the product less valuable.

    Disputes
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    BRENTRY: Could the UK rejoin the EU? 

    Vincent Power, Head of EU, Competition and Procurement at A&L Goodbody explores the challenges facing the UK if its people ever wanted to rejoin the EU.

    Brexit
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    Key features of Pillar One and Pillar Two

    On 12 October 2020, the OECD published its reports on the ‘Blueprints’ for its two-pillar proposal to address both the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy and the remaining challenges of the BEPS project

    Tax
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    Background to the Blueprints and the OECD Two-Pillar Approach

    The matter of directly addressing the tax challenges of the digitalised economy was effectively parked in the course of the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project.

    Tax
  • Article

    Brexit: CBI confirms notification requirements for UK investment managers acting for Irish entities

    CBI confirms notification requirements for UK investment managers acting for Irish entities following the end of the Brexit transition period.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    The European digital strategy, current EU initiatives and their impact on EU competition law

    EU, Member States and US regulators are increasingly scrutinising the effect and antitrust behaviour of Big Tech in the digital age and by reference to Big Tech's use of data.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Publication of the Hamilton Report: 25 recommendations for economic crime reform

    On 3 December 2020, the Department of Justice published the much anticipated report into the ‘Structures and Strategies to Prevent, Investigate and Penalise Economic Crime and Corruption'.

    White Collar Crime
  • Article

    European Commission publishes new draft Article 28 Clauses

    The European Commission recently published draft Article 28 Standard Contractual Clauses for use between controllers and processors located within the European Union.

    Commercial & Technology
  • Article

    European Commission publishes draft new SCCs

    The European Commission recently published its new draft Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for international transfers of personal data to third parties located outside of the EEA.

    Commercial & Technology
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    Review of the Administration of Civil Justice Report released

    This week saw the release of the long awaited "Review of the Administration of Civil Justice Report" (The Report). The Report was produced over a number of years by a group of judges and key stakeholders in the legal system with former President of the High Court Mr. Peter Kelly chairing the committee.

    Disputes
  • The new Work Safely Protocol: Updated guidance for employers
    publication

    The new Work Safely Protocol: Updated guidance for employers

    A revised and updated Work Safely Protocol has now been published. It applies to all sectors and sets out the minimum health and safety measures required in every workplace to prevent the spread of COVID-19

    COVID-19