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Legal Updates & Insights

  • The new Work Safely Protocol: Updated guidance for employers
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    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
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    Public procurement in the UK from 1 January 2021

    By 1 January 2021, the Brexit transition period will have come to an end; whilst there may be a lot of uncertainty moving forward into the New Year, the UK government are now outlining the changes that will occur regarding the UK's public procurement process.

    Brexit
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Nov 2020

    Domestically, the CBI published the second motor insurance report of the National Claims Information Database, an update on prudential regulatory flexibility measures, and a financial stability note on differential pricing; At European level, EIOPA published updated monthly technical information for Solvency II Relevant Risk Free Interest Rate Term Structures

    Financial Regulation
  • Article

    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Nov 2020

    Domestically, the CBI is to provide a fast-track process for SFDR prospectus updates; At European level, ESMA launched a consultation on marketing communications under the Regulation on facilitating cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings.

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

    Domestically, the CBI published a letter to the management of all financial service providers identifying significant shortcomings in firms' compliance with the fitness and probity regime; At European level, the EBA has set out its expectations on how money laundering and terrorist financing risk should be considered by prudential supervisors.

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

    Domestically, the CBI issued its latest markets update, updated its prudential flexibility measures for investment firms and published the outcome of a thematic review of compliance by MiFID-authorised investment firms with best execution requirements for consumers; At European level, ESMA launched a consultation on market data obligations

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Nov 2020

    Domestically, the CBI updated its webpage on prudential flexibility measures for credit institutions; At European level, senior members of the EBA and the ECB delivered speeches stressing the importance of good governance in banks.

    Financial Regulation
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    Registered AIFMs

     Read our summary of the application process to the Central Bank of Ireland to become a registered AIFM and the conditions a registered AIFM must satisfy and continue to observe.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Newstalk interview - Vincent Power explains the fisheries debate

    The UK has given fisheries prominence because a "good result" would be more meaningful for voters than other more theoretical and complex issues. Vincent Power explained that it'll be very difficult to find a deal on fisheries that will please everyone. 

    Brexit
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    The role of Governance in the debate

    "Governance" is reported to be one of the top three issues in the final stages of the EU-UK negotiations on a trade deal. Dr Vincent Power, Head of EU, Competition and Procurement at A&L Goodbody, explains, in a practical way, what the topic of "governance" means in the Brexit debate.

    Brexit
  • A guide to remote working
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    A guide to remote working

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, large numbers of office based employees in Ireland are working from home – a situation which looks set to continue into the foreseeable future.

    COVID-19
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    The Fisheries debate

    Fisheries is reported to be one of the top three issues in the final stages of the EU-UK negotiations on a trade deal. Dr Vincent Power, Head of EU, Competition and Procurement at A&L Goodbody, explains, in a practical way, how the topic of fisheries fits into the Brexit debate.

    Brexit