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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Ireland to enact legislation to apply the EU Foreign Direct Investment Regulation

    The European Union (EU) "Foreign Direct Investment Regulation" or "FDI Regulation" applies from 11 October 2020

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Creditor’s right to recover losses not barred by the “reflective loss” principle in the UK

    Sometimes a wrongful act will not only damage a company, but also its creditors, employees, and shareholders. A doctrine known as the "reflective loss principle" limited the circumstances in which...

    Disputes
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    Briefing: FSPO Digest of Decisions Volume 4 - August 2020

    On 7 August 2020, the Financial Services and Pension Ombudsman (FSPO) published volume 4 of its Digest of Legally Binding Decisions; this included 22 decisions which were issued between January 2020 and May 2020.

    Disputes
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    Creditor’s right to recover losses not barred by the “reflective loss” principle in the UK

    Sometimes a wrongful act will not only damage a company, but also its creditors, employees, and shareholders. A doctrine known as the "reflective loss principle" limited the circumstances in which...

    Disputes
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    Companies Act 2020: Corporate Governance

    The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 (the Act) was commenced on 21 August 2020. The new measures derive, in part, from recommendations of the Company Law Review Group put forward in response...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Fund Structure: The Unit Trust

    A unit trust is a contractual fund structure constituted by trust deed. A unit trust is not a separate legal entity and does not have legal personality.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Fund Structure: The Variable Capital Company (VCC)

    Irish Investment fund products can be constituted in various legal forms. A range of factors can influence the choice of legal vehicle, including tax treatment, risk spreading requirements, local market...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Aug 2020

    Domestically, the CBI has issued a number of publications: the COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance Supervisory Framework; a thematic assessment of diversity and inclusion in insurance firms; and the findings...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Aug 2020

    Domestically, the CBI has published guidance on reporting obligations for fund management companies of Irish Authorised Money Market Investment Funds; At European level, ESMA has announced that its guidelines on...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Aug 2020

    Domestically, the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 has come into effect, and the Cabinet has approved the publication of a Bill to transpose 5AMLD into Irish law; At European level,...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Aug 2020

    Domestically, the CBI has published issue 8 of its Markets Update for 2020 and has updated its COVID-19 Q&A for regulated financial service providers, with a focus on MiFID investment firms;...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Aug 2020

    Domestically, the CBI continues to update its COVID-19 Hub and has published updated customer profiles for the assessment of Section 149 notifications; At European level, the ESCB has published its responses...

    Financial Regulation