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Legal Updates & Insights

  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Jan 2021

    Domestically, the majority of the provisions of the Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Act 2020 have entered into force; At European level, the ESAs wrote a letter to the European Commission on priority areas of uncertainty in the SFDR.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Jan 2021

    Domestically, the CBI launched a consultation on competent authority discretions in IFD / IFR and Mr Gerry Cross, the CBI's Director of Policy & Risk and Asset Management and Investment Banks, gave a speech on the new prudential regime for investment firms set out in IFD / IFR; At European level, ESMA reminded firms of the MiFID II rules on reverse solicitation.

    Financial Regulation
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Jan 2021

    Domestically, the CBI published its first quarterly bulletin of 2021 setting out the recovery prospects for the Irish economy in 2021; At European level, the EBA launched a public consultation on its new guidelines on the monitoring of the threshold and other procedural aspects on the establishment of intermediate EU parent undertakings as laid down in the CRD.

    Financial Regulation
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Jan 2021

    Domestically, the CBI issued a statement on the end of the Brexit transition period; At European level, the European Commission announced a new strategy to boost the openness, strength and resilience of the EU's economic and financial system for the future.

    Financial Regulation
  • Article

    FSPO publishes volume 5 of Digest of Decisions

    On 3 February 2021, the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) published volume 5 of his Digest of Legally Binding Decisions (Digest).

    Disputes
  • article

    CRD V: Key changes for bank holding companies

    CRDV and CRR2 have introduced a number of important amendments to the existing capital requirements regime that apply to credit institutions and certain systemically important MiFID investments firms (Institutions).

    Finance
  • Remote working: WRC gives clear message to employers
    publication

    Remote working: WRC gives clear message to employers

    As a significant portion of Ireland's workforce continues to work remotely as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape of Irish employment law continues to evolve.

    COVID-19
  • article

    Ireland’s implementation of the ATAD interest limitation rule 2021

    The Department of Finance published a Feedback Statement in relation to the ATAD Interest Limitation rules (ILR) in December 2020. Ireland is expected implement the ILR in Finance Bill 2021, with the rules to take effect from 1 January 2022.

    Tax
  • publication

    Aircraft Transaction Register Survey (SI No.582 of 2020): Reporting requirement for certain Aviation Leasing Firms

    S.I. No. 582 of 2020 - Statistics (Aircraft Transaction Register (ATR) Survey) Order 2020 was recently introduced into Irish law

    Aviation & Transport Finance
  • article

    System Operators publish Enduring Connection Policy 2.1 (ECP-2.1) 2020 Batch Results

    EirGrid and ESB Networks (the System Operators) recently published the first batch results under the ECP-2 decision paper. This report outlines details of the 85 successful applicants under ECP-2.1, who are expected to receive connection offers in 2021.

    Energy & Natural Resources
  • publication

    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 José co-authored.

    Tax