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    Undue costs - Pricing process for UCITS and AIFs

    National regulators will expect a written pricing process to be developed in respect of UCITS and AIFs. This is if the ESMA proposal of 4 June 2020 directed at national regulators is...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Brexit: What is the significance of 30 June 2020?

    The UK left the EU on 31 January last. Since then, for example, the UK no longer has members of the European Parliament, ministers attending EU council meetings or the right...

    Brexit
  • COVID-19: New debt recovery measures
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    COVID-19: New debt recovery measures

    What new measures have been introduced by the UK government to provide further support to commercial tenants struggling to pay rent?

    COVID-19 Belfast
  • COVID-19: Updates from Irish and European financial regulators
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    COVID-19: Updates from Irish and European financial regulators

    ALG's Financial Regulation team has given an overview of the various statements compiled by the Central Bank of Ireland, the European Banking Authority, the European Central Bank and the European...

    COVID-19
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance May 2020

    Domestically, the CBI has published a study concluding that there is merit to extending the scope of National Claims Information Database to employers' and public liability insurance. The CBI has...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds May 2020

    Domestically, the CBI has published issue 5 2020 of its markets update; At European level, the ESRB has published a recommendation on liquidity risks in investment funds and the use of liquidity...

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

    Domestically, the CBI has published its Annual Report & Annual Performance Statement for 2019 and its Gender Pay Gap Report 2020; At European level, the European Commission has further expanded the State Aid...

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

    Domestically, the CBI updated the regulatory flexibility measures it had adopted in response to COVID-19; At European level, ESMA has issued a public statement reminding firms of their conduct of...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking May 2020

    Domestically, the CBI updated the regulatory flexibility measures it had adopted in response to COVID-19. The CBI has also published research on the impact of COVID-19 on credit conditions; At...

    Financial Regulation
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    The European Commission’s proposal for a new competition tool in the digital age

    On 2 June 2020, the European Commission (Commission) launched a public consultation on the need for a possible new EU competition tool through the use of remedies to address evolving structural competition...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • COVID-19 and Irish Merger Control – The “Failing Firm” Defence
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    COVID-19 and Irish Merger Control – The “Failing Firm” Defence

    With COVID-19 and its effect on the Irish (and wider global) economy, firms are experiencing significant economic challenges. As a result, stronger firms may become well-positioned to acquire ailing firms.

    COVID-19
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    Irish Investment Funds - business in a pandemic

    Regulated funds and fund service providers established in Ireland have been operating under business continuity measures for over two months now.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds