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Dillon Eustace
Sustainable finance is the provision of finance to investments taking into account environmental, social and governance considerationsi.
Arthur Cox
On 3 December 2018, the Geo-blocking Regulation came into force across the EU. This Regulation is designed to prevent unjustified geo-blocking and other forms ...
Matheson
The availability of credit continued to increase in 2018, particularly for businesses engaged in commercial real estate.
Dillon Eustace
The agreement reached on 7 January 2019 will require the approval of the European Parliament before being finalised.
Matheson
Ireland is a common law jurisdiction in which the courts are bound by the decisions of superior courts in the court structure.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Many employers hold the mistaken view that they can easily dismiss an employee during their probationary period, as the employee does not have recourse to the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 - 2015.
Matheson
An employee who was dismissed for breach of fitness and probity standards has succeeded in his unfair dismissal claim against his employing bank ...
Matheson
Ireland is a common law jurisdiction, and the law governing insurance disputes is derived from statute and case law.
Arthur Cox
Before deciding to dismiss an employee on the grounds of medical incapability, an employer will have its obligation to reasonably accommodate the employee under the Employment Equality Acts
Dillon Eustace
Undertakings in Collective Investments and Transferable Securities ("UCITS")
Arthur Cox
This bumper edition of the Intermediary Times focuses on the key supervisory and regulatory issues that affected insurance intermediaries in 2018.
Arthur Cox
The Central Bank has published its quarterly newsletter for Q4 2018.
Walkers
Following further debate in the Seanad (the upper house of the Irish parliament) on 18 December 2018, the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Amendment Bill 2018 (the "Bill")
Dillon Eustace
This has significant implications for companies or organisations that transfer personal data out of Ireland to the UK
Dillon Eustace
On 29 October 2018, the Markets in Financial Instruments Act 2018 (the "2018 Act") was enacted.
Arthur Cox
EIOPA has published an opinion addressed to national competent authorities (NCAs) to ensure the appropriate application of legal requirements and consistent supervisory practices in relation
Arthur Cox
EIOPA has published its seventh annual consumer trends report and accompanying press release outlining key developments in the European insurance and pensions sector.
Arthur Cox
In connection with the 2020 planned assessment of the reporting and disclosure requirements under Solvency II, EIOPA is seeking input from stakeholders on areas that could be improved.
Arthur Cox
EIOPA published its report on the 2018 Insurance Stress Test on 14 December. The stress test assessed the insurance industry's resilience to shocks and catastrophes in the insurance market,
Arthur Cox
On 10 December, EIOPA responded to the European Commission's consultation on a Commission Delegated Regulation amending the Solvency II Delegated Regulation (EU 2015/35).
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"Firstly, on the moment of his awakening, the thought occurred to him: ‘Why do I lie here? The night is wearing on, and at daybreak it is likely that the enemy will be upon us.'"
Ronan Daly Jermyn
"It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently" ― Warren Buffett.
Matheson
In July of each year, the Courts Service of Ireland looks back at the statistics from the previous calendar year.
Dillon Eustace
With just over three months to go before the Securitisation Regulation (the "Regulation") takes effect, in the below briefing we consider the actions ...
Dillon Eustace
In a speech delivered last month, the Central Bank confirmed its intention to assess firms' implementation of CP86 in 2019.
Walkers
The Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (the "2018 Act") has been signed into law. The 2018 Act amends certain provisions of the Companies Act 2014 (the "2014 Act"). Key points to note are:
Arthur Cox
The Bill will now go before the President to be signed into law. In summary, the Bill:
Dillon Eustace
On 23 October 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority ('ESMA") adopted a Decision under Article 40 of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 ('MiFIR") to restrict the marketing, distribution or sale
Dillon Eustace
Arbitration has a long tradition in Ireland. Its current modern legislative framework is supported by the courts which will intervene only as required.
Matheson
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, announced last week that the Government has approved the General Scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018...
Matheson
Directive 2014/95/EU amending Directive 2013/34/EU as regards disclosure of non-financial and diversity information ...
Walkers
On 19 November 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") published a discussion paper entitled "Outsourcing – Findings and Issues for Discussion" (the "Discussion Paper") containing a summary of key issues and risks identified by the Central Bank requiring prompt attention by industry.
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