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By Emma Conaty, Dhivisha Jeena
On 30 September 2016, the EEA Joint Committee formally incorporated AIFMD into the EEA Agreement.
By Barry McGrath, Peter Stapleton, Stephen Carty, Carol Widger, Adam Donoghue, Eimear O'Dwyer, Ian Conlon, Ciara O'Leary, John Gallagher, Emma Conaty, Pádraig Brosnan, Deirdre McIlvenna
As part of the phased introduction of measures under EMIR1, a recently adopted EU Regulation2 establishes new risk mitigation requirements for trading OTC derivatives.
By Barry McGrath, Peter Stapleton, Stephen Carty, Carol Widger, Adam Donoghue, Eimear O'Dwyer, Ian Conlon, Ciara O'Leary, John Gallagher, Emma Conaty, Pádraig Brosnan
The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2016 (the "Regulations") were enacted on 15 November 2016.
By Morven McMillan, Maxine Bodden
Not that long ago, personal records were written by pen or typewriter. Copying them required more handwriting, carbon paper or a time consuming and occasionally messy process...
By Nollaig Murphy
In 2016, the EU capital markets seemed to consolidate the reinstatement of the marketplace from the post-Lehman international crisis.
By Morven McMillan, Alex Way
In your jurisdiction, what pre-entry estate and gift tax planning can be undertaken? There are no estate or gift taxes in the Cayman Islands.
By Arabella di Iorio, Richard Grasby
In your jurisdiction, what pre-entrpy estate and gift tax planning can be undertaken? There are no estate or gift taxes in the British Virgin Islands.
By Edward Miller, Colm Rafferty
The Companies (Accounting) Bill 2016 (the "Bill") which is due to be enacted early in 2017 makes some significant changes regarding filing obligations for certain unlimited companies utilised...
By Andrew Quinn, William Fogarty
Significant changes to the taxation of Irish investment funds came into effect on 1 January 2017.
By Barry McGrath, Peter Stapleton, Stephen Carty, Carol Widger, Adam Donoghue, Eimear O'Dwyer, Ian Conlon, Ciara O'Leary, John Gallagher, Emma Conaty, Pádraig Brosnan
Having commenced in September 2014, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "CBI") has now finalised its CP86 project.
By Morven McMillan, Alex Way
In your jurisdiction, what pre-entry estate and gift tax planning can be undertaken? There are no estate or gift taxes in the Cayman Islands.
By Arabella di Iorio, Richard Grasby
In your jurisdiction, what pre-entrpy estate and gift tax planning can be undertaken? There are no estate or gift taxes in the British Virgin Islands.
By Barry McGrath, Michelle Lloyd, Andrew Quinn
On 21 December 2016, the People's Bank of China ("PBoC") announced that Ireland had been granted a RMB 50 billion Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor ("RQFII") quota. Ireland is only the sixth European country to be granted an RQFII quota after the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland and most recently, Luxembourg.
By Tim Clipstone, Christopher Capewell, Tim Dawson, Tim Frawley, Patrick Head, Martin Livingston, Alasdair Robertson, James Turner, Tahir Jawed, Andrew Quinn, Richard Grasby, Harjit Kaur, Michael Gagie
The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (International Tax Compliance) (Common Reporting Standard) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016 (the "Regulations") were issued on 19 December 2016.
By Barry McGrath, Peter Stapleton, Stephen Carty, Carol Widger, Adam Donoghue, Eimear O'Dwyer, Ian Conlon, Ciara O'Leary, John Gallagher, Emma Conaty, Pádraig Brosnan
2016 has proved to be another successful year for the Irish funds industry. Notwithstanding increased geopolitical uncertainty, an increase in both (i) asset levels and (ii) number of funds are each reflective of the Irish funds industry's continuing and sustained growth.
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