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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms July 2020

    Domestically, the CBI has published its regular markets update; At European level, ESMA postponed a number of implementation dates due to COVID-19, such as the implementation date for the CSDR...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking July 2020

    Domestically, the banking sector is focused on COVID-19 as the pandemic continues; At European level, here was a focus on MREL this month, culminating in the publication of final draft...

    Financial Regulation
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    Annual leave: Does the government’s ‘Green List’ mean go?

    Many employers have recently been reviewing their annual leave policies and addressing employees' annual leave requests, in circumstances where travel restrictions have been in place during the current pandemic.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Nordic Aviation: Further endorsement of the Irish scheme of arrangement process

    The scheme of arrangement of Nordic Aviation Capital DAC had a number of innovative features and is another clear endorsement the scheme process can be used to implement complex, cross...

    Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Top 5 features of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020
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    Top 5 features of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020

    The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 is a welcome clarification of certain company law issues faced by companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Corporate and M&A
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    New policy will see rise in electric vehicle charging points in NI

    Demand for hybrid and all-electric cars has increased dramatically in recent years across the world, thanks to significantly improved distance ranges on a single charge and a wide range of...

    Energy & Natural Resources Belfast
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - July 2020

    Brexit impact and response for counterparties to FDI and SFTs and issuers with a UK CSD for EMIR, MIFIR, SFTR, CSDR and SFD, PRIIPs KID, liquidity stress testing, external support...

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

    Liquidity stress testing, Beneficial Ownership filings for ICAVs and Unit Trusts, reporting RBO discrepancies, Schrems II, MIFID II appropriateness, Madoff, CBI QIAIF authorisation seminar, CBI markets update.

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

    Is Irish company law being updated to assist companies in complying with the law during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    EDPB publish FAQs on Schrems II

    On the 23 July 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted FAQs on the Schrems II judgment. The FAQs provide answers to questions received by EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and...

    Commercial & Technology
  • COVID-19 prompts welcome litigation reforms
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    COVID-19 prompts welcome litigation reforms

    "Never waste a good crisis", so the saying goes – the Government proposes reforms which are needed not just to respond to COVID-19, but also to further modernise Irish litigation.

    COVID-19
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    Not just smart fridges, but competitive too! The Internet of Things European Commission Sector Inquiry

    On 16 July 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) launched a sector inquiry into the markets for consumer products and services linked to the Internet of Things (IoT).

    EU, Competition & Procurement