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Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 24 August 2017, the UK Department for Exiting the European Union published its position paper ‘The Exchange and Protection of Personal Data – A Future Partnership Paper'.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In July 2017, the UK Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Walker v Innospec Limited & Others that an exemption in the UK Equality Act 2010 is discriminatory and in breach of EU equality law.
Matheson
Ireland's Minister for Finance (the "Minister") welcomed the results of the independent review of Ireland's corporation tax regime (the "Review") issued on 12 September 2017:
Arthur Cox
Infrastructure "The Wheels if not the Engine" of Long Term Economic Growth.
Matheson
The Minimum Competency Code 2017 and the Minimum Competency Regulations 2017 replace Minimum Competency Code 2011.
Maples and Calder
Finance Act 2016 introduced a new regime for the taxation of Irish property funds known as Irish Real Estate Funds, or IREFs. It imposed a new 20% withholding tax on distributions from Irish real estate funds.
Maples and Calder
The recent decision of Barrett J in AIB v Rostaff Property Development Ltd (High Court, 7 September, 2017) once again highlights the difficult area of undue influence in the context of guarantees...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
A recent decision by a Californian court has ruled that Yahoo, now known as 'Oath', must face litigation as a result of failing to report the largest-ever cyber-attacks to date.
Matheson
The work of the OECD, the EU State aid investigations, public perception and the hunt for public funds by various Governments...
Mason Hayes & Curran
Further evidence that Ireland is emerging from economic recession can be seen in the publication of the Courts Service Annual Report 2016 (the Report).
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent English High Court decision, S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel, examined a landlord's intention to carry out substantial construction work to a premises and its ability to oppose its tenant's lease renewal.
Maples and Calder
At a recent tax conference, the Irish Minister for Finance announced that he would be launching a consultation process on budget day (10 October 2017) relating to taxation policy.
Matheson
Under Irish law, offences are divided between summary (minor) offences and indictable (serious) offences. In general, regulatory bodies are authorised to prosecute summary offences along with the Garda Siochána
Walkers
A LO Fund may be established as a sub-fund of a QIAIF umbrella fund structure without restricting the ability of the umbrella fund to have other sub-funds which are not LO Funds.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Hate speech, and the role played by internet services providers, such as social media companies, in its regulation, has been the subject of much discussion.
Matheson
The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017 (the "Act") was enacted on 26 July 2017.
Dillon Eustace
The Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") has published its Fourth Mutual Evaluation Report on Ireland's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing system ("AML/CTF"), based on its 2012 Recommendations
Matheson
"If you walk into a Starbucks in Palo Alto, you're as likely to overhear someone pitching a start-up idea to a venture capitalist as a discussion about the latest 49ers or Warriors game," says Mark O'Sullivan...
Dillon Eustace
Following a public consultation on a proposed new minimum competency regime late last year, the Central Bank has published an updated Minimum Competency Code
Matheson
There is no legislative framework in Ireland to facilitate class actions.
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Maples and Calder
On June 7 2017, more than 70 governments participated in the signing ceremony of the OECD's Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") will come into effect on 25 May 2018. It will introduce a number of significant changes for managing data.
Dillon Eustace
With less than a year to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the "GDPR") it is important to consider the potential consequences for data controllers and data processors in the event of a breach.
Maples and Calder
Central Bank data shows that the quarterly increase of Irish real estate held by funds in the State slowed to 3 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, to €13.7 billion.
Dillon Eustace
A MMF is a type of mutual fund that invests in short term assets such as money market instruments issued by credit institutions, governments or corporations (e.g. treasury bills, commercial paper and certificates of deposit).
Mason Hayes & Curran
A hotel deal may be structured as a share sale, with a buyer acquiring ownership of the company which owns the hotel, by purchasing all of the issued shares of the company.
Dillon Eustace
With less than a year to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and given its far reaching effect on those who process personal data, it is important to consider the potential consequences...
Dillon Eustace
Amongst the various responses and Ministerial decisions referenced in the Department of Finance's Feedback Statement on its public consultation on MiFID II national discretions...
Dillon Eustace
Ireland, over the last quarter of a century has become a major hub for cross-border distribution. It is one of the leading EU "exporting" jurisdictions for investment funds
Dillon Eustace
Lagan had instructed Ben McArdle Ltd to procure a policy of professional indemnity insurance in respect of their civil engineering business.
Maples and Calder
On 24 May 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published an updated Q&A on the application of AIFMD and its implementing measures.
Arthur Cox
The Central Bank is consulting on mortgage switching and transparency measures with a view to updating its Consumer Protection Code (CPC). Our briefing summarises the proposals.
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