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  • JRS extension
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    JRS extension

    In yet another major policy development, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced today that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ("CJRS") will now be extended for all parts of the UK...

    COVID-19 Belfast
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    What does State aid mean?

    The phrase "State aid" is used regularly in business. However, the phrase has a technical meaning in European Union law.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    EU competition rules and the Green Deal – The Commission’s Consultation

    Climate change is rapidly degrading habitats and shrinking wildlife. In addition, it has the potential to create very significant economic harm. The European Commission (Commission) has recognised this and the ...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Oct 2020

    AIFMD consultation, Benchmarks and LIBOR, ESMA work programme, ESG, MMFs, MiFID II third-country regime, Market Abuse.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments - Oct 2020

    Deadlines, CP86, F&P, liquidity, CBI speeches, CBI markets updates/ research, AML, CBI levies.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A - Oct 2020

    Q&A of the month. What are the implications for investment funds marketed in the UK in light of the Financial Conduct Authority's temporary permissions regime?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Q&A: The ECN+ Directive and how it applies to competition law in Ireland

    What is the ECN+ Directive? It is Directive (EU) 2019/1. It was signed into law on 11 December 2018 and was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 14 January 2019.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Failure to facilitate review outside the court process did not prejudice a rejected tenderers’ rights

    On 4 September 2020, the High Court dismissed procurement proceedings brought against Kildare County Council's (KCC) relating to its decision to eliminate a bidder from a tender competition for failure to submit...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Options available to Irish aircraft leasing companies facing distress
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    Options available to Irish aircraft leasing companies facing distress

    A look at the options available to Irish aircraft leasing companies facing distress as a result of COVID-19 and examine the legal and tax implications of formal and informal debt...

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    AML Insight October 2020

    The Bulletin sets out the outcomes from a recent series of inspections and outlines the Central Bank's current regulatory expectations in relation to transaction monitoring. The key aspects of the...

    Financial Regulation
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    November Deadline for New PCF Roles

    A number of new additions to the Central Bank's list of pre-approval controlled functions will require action from affected financial services providers before 16 November 2020.

    Financial Regulation
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    Striking out of proceedings where the parties settle – a question of discretion or jurisdiction for the courts?

    In Dempsey v An Bord Pleanala1, the question arose as to whether the High Court (the Court) retained a discretion to rule on the validity of a planning permission which...

    Environmental & Planning