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Legal Updates & Insights

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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Apr 2020

    Domestically, theCBI has issued communications to regulated financial services providers introducing prudential flexibility measures; At European level, ESMA has issued a public statement to promote coordinated action by NCAs regarding...

    Finance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Apr 2020

    Domestically, the CBI has issued communications to regulated financial services providers introducing prudential flexibility measures. It has also launched a COVID-19 Information Hub; At European level, the European Commission, the...

    Finance
  • Article

    Advocate General opinion on Shannon LNG terminal’s planning extension published

    An advocate for the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has released an opinion calling into question the extension of planning permission granted for the proposed Shannon Liquified...

    Environmental & Planning
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    ESMA guidelines on performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published guidelines on performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs which aim to harmonise EU supervisory practices.  

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Planning dispute settlement refused by High Court – EIA questions referred to CJEU

    The High Court has made a referral to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on whether it is obliged to rule on the legality of a decision...

    Environmental & Planning
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments - Apr 2020

    ESMA guidelines on performance fees, ESG, ESMA & COVID-19, ESMA on performance and costs of retail investment products in the EU, ESMA consultation processes, AML / CTF.

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

    CBI COVID-19 hub, CBI COVID-19 letter to industry, CBI COVID-19 measures, CBI Markets Updates, FATCA.

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

    Q&A of the month. How should Regulated Financial Service Providers manage Pre-approval Controlled Function (PCF) vacancies in the context of the challenges presented by the COVID-19?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
  • COVID-19: Financial Crime Risk – Regulatory expectations
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    COVID-19: Financial Crime Risk – Regulatory expectations

    Financial services providers have been very active in maintaining essential services, managing their own duties as employers and managing operational and compliance risk in the COVID-19 environment. 

    COVID-19
  • Did you lobby anyone about COVID-19?
    Article

    Did you lobby anyone about COVID-19?

    It is lawful to lobby in Ireland. However, certain lobbying exercises must be disclosed in the lobbying register on www.lobbying.ie within certain statutory timelines otherwise businesses could be...

    COVID-19
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    The financial sector: a powerful actor in fighting climate change

    The European Commission has stressed that in order to achieve the EU's 2030 climate targets, approximately €180bn each year of additional investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy is needed  – a...

    Energy & Natural Resources
  • A user’s guide to cross border restructurings
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    A user’s guide to cross border restructurings

    The COVID-19 global crisis has brought cross border insolvencies into focus as companies consider the challenges that may arise where assets are situated across a number of jurisdictions and where...

    Aviation & Transport Finance