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    European Union sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine - Application to the aviation industry

    On 25 February 2022, the EU adopted a package of sanctions in response to Russia's attack on Ukraine. This second package builds on, and significantly expands, the first package of sanctions adopted...

    Aviation & Transport Finance
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments – Feb 2022

    MMFs, SFDR, Taxonomy, MiFID, ID, UCITS, AIFMD, ESMA's Sustainable Finance Roadmap, ESMA report on the AIF sector and AIF exposures to CRE, CBDF, ESMA TRV, EU list of high risk...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments –  Feb 2022

    CBI securities markets risk outlook report, SEAR, FATF, Sanctions

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Significant Court of Appeal decision on historic holiday pay entitlement for workers

    Gig economy employers should sit up and take note of the recent decision in Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Ltd [2022] EWCA.  The Court of Appeal held that where workers succeed in...

    Employment & Incentives Belfast
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    SFDR, Taxonomy and the challenges for ETFs

    The structural trend towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) focused investing has been underway in Europe for some years now. European ESG funds have multiplied year-on-year inflows over the past...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Two-Pillar solution – What are the key developments?

    We look here at recent key developments on the two-pillar solution and the statement published by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework last October, which dealt with a number of key...

    Tax
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    Irish merger control – What are the main changes introduced by the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2022?

    Significant and wide-ranging new powers of intervention will be given to the Irish merger control authority i.e. the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), under the recently-published Competition (Amendment)...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Funds Jan 2022

    Domestically, the Irish Funds ESG Working Group issued a Q&A on the EU Taxonomy. At a European level, ESAM launched a Common Supervisory Action on the valuation of UCITS...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Insurance Jan 2022

    Domestically, the CBI has published a paper examining the strength of the connectedness of the Irish insurance sector and investment funds. At a European level, EIOPA has published monthly technical...

    Insurance & Reinsurance
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - General Cross Sectoral Jan 2022

    Domestically, the CBI have announced a new Crowdfunding regulatory regime, and, have separately withdrawn their 2017 policy statement regarding EBA remuneration guidelines; At a European level, the EBA launched a consultation...

    Financial Regulation
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Investment Firms Jan 2022

    Domestically, the CBI has issued a statement to firms authorised to provide MiFID activities 3 and/or 6 and Ireland has transposed the MiFID II "Quick Fix" Directive; At European level, ESMA...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Financial Services Regulation and Compliance - Banking Jan 2022

    Domestically, the CBI has published a revised Standard Financial Statements to assist borrowers in financial distress.; At European level the EBA has published it opinion on the scale and impact...

    Finance