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By Patricia Taylor
In a welcome move, the European Commission (the "Commission") has agreed an extension to the date of application of the EU Regulation on Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products.
By Cormac Commins, Patricia Taylor
On 12 June 2015 the Central Bank published detailed feedback to its consultation on fund management company effectiveness and delegate oversight (CP 86).
By Niall Crowley
The EU Regulation on long-term investment funds (ELTIF Regulation) was published in the Official Journal on 19 May 2015.
By Niall Crowley
The Chair of ECON has urged the Latvian presidency to do their utmost to ensure a general approach is reached as soon as possible.
By Patricia Taylor
The Central Bank published a Consultation on corporate governance requirements for investment firms (CP 94) on 5 May 2015.
By Niall Crowley
On 12 May 2015, ESMA published an updated Q&A regarding the application of AIFMD.
By Niall Crowley
The European Banking Authority (EBA) recently consulted on draft guidelines which propose that European banks impose limits on the exposure they have to investment funds that fall within the definition of shadow banking entities.
By Patricia Taylor
Regulatory scrutiny of threats to cyber security continues apace with the commencement by the Central Bank of its cyber security themed inspections on certain firms.
By Sergey Dolomanov
The Regulation was proposed by the European Commission in September 2013 in response to a number of high profile cases of manipulation of interest rate benchmarks such as LIBOR and EURIBOR.
By Ross Little
On 20 May 2015, the European Parliament voted to adopt the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive and Regulation.
By Catharine Dwyer
Due to divergent approaches to the transposition of MiFID into national law, there has not, to date, been any single approach to the definition of a "derivative contract" under MiFID.
By Ross Little
The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 was signed into law by President Michael D Higgins on 11 March 2015.
By Eibhlin O'Donnell
Given the current uncertainties facing banks in the exercise of various repealed statutory powers, the sooner the Bill is enacted and the Start Mortgages decision is consigned to history, the better.
By Niamh Keogh
The first budget from the Fine Gael /Labour coalition government was unveiled on December 6, 2011.
By Jarleth Heneghan, Cassandra Byrne
Jarleth Heneghan and Cassandra Byrne deliver an update following the implementation of the EU Mediation Directive and ask what does it mean for CPAs?