The sanctions act as a deterrent to the banking sector to avoid the intentional or negligent breach of EU law or ECB decisions and regulations.
The ESMA, the EU's securities markets regulator, confirms that the different elements of the new regime under the Securitisation Regulation will come into force on 23 September 2020.
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Ireland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
The Residential Tenancies and Valuation Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies Act) entered into force on 1 August 2020.
We are delighted to present our September 2020 edition of The CLOser!
Policyholders will welcome the much-anticipated decision of the English High Court in the business interruption insurance test case, though there are rumblings of a potential appeal by the insurers.
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Performance bonds help to provide clients with the assurance that should things go wrong, work on their project will still be financially viable.
The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Bill 2020 has completed the first stage in Seanad Éireann. The new proposed legislation will be for an "interim period", ending on 31 December 2020
Our previous article focussed on how businesses can continue to enter into agreements and make decisions remotely in the altered corporate and commercial landscape existing due
Various Data Protection Authorities from Australia, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, Switzerland and the United Kingdom have set out their global privacy expectations of video teleconferencing companies in...
The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme from 1 September 2020 and the Irish Revenue Commissioners have published further updated guidance on 2 September 2020 ...
On 29 July 2020, the CBI issued a report (the "Report") on its thematic review of diversity & inclusion ("D&I") in insurance firms.
The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (the "EWSS") was one of the measures announced by the Irish Government on 23 July 2020 as part of the July Stimulus package.
On 16 July 2020, the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD announced that many sections of the Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019 (the "Act"), which was signed into law on 26 ...
The Government announced on the 23 July 2020 the "July Jobs Stimulus 2020", which is the next phase of their economic plan to deal with the ongoing threat of COVID-19 and contains ...
On 5 August 2020, the CBI issued its supervisory framework, setting out its approach to dealing with the issue of business interruption insurance cover for losses arising from the outbreak of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Will one of Margrethe Vestager's last acts as the European Commissioner for Competition be to help lower motor insurance premiums for Irish motorists?
The Council of the European Union has adopted a new regulation aimed at harmonising the minimum requirements for the operation of crowdfunding platforms in EU Members States and creating a common set of investor protection rules.
On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "Court") published its much anticipated ruling in the Schrems II case in which it considered whether the transfer ...
Following a consultation, on 5 June 2020, ESMA published a final report and Guidelines on Certain Aspects of the MIFID II Compliance Function Requirements (the "Guidelines").