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Walkers
The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 came into effect on 9 June 2017, with the majority of the provisions coming into force on that date, and has amended certain provisions of the Companies Act 2014.
Arthur Cox
The Department of Finance has published its Feedback Statement on its 2016 MiFID II Consultation.
Maples and Calder
Great to see Sligo companies continue to innovate and attract multinational M&A interest.
Lavelle
The Regulations set out the statutory responsibilities on employers in relation to the reporting of workplace accidents and dangerous occurrences to the Health and Safety Authority.
Dillon Eustace
The Government has approved the drafting of the Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017. In a press release issued today the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform announced that the Bill...
Dillon Eustace
On 5 April 2017, EIOPA published a number of documents relating to the methodology and calculations for the ultimate forward rate (the "UFR"), the principles of which are defined in the Solvency II legislation.
Beauchamps
As part of their application, OFCP sought permission to construct the section of the Druids Glen Road located on its land.
Dillon Eustace
The Central Bank Act 1942 originally provided the Central Bank with powers to hold inquiries into suspected breaches of central bank and financial services regulations ("the Central Bank Regulations")...
Walkers
The Department of Finance (the "DOF") has in the past week produced a feedback statement (the "Statement") on the public consultation it previously ran on the Irish implementation of MiFID II.
Maples and Calder
The Minister for Finance has just announced that the Government has approved the legal drafting of the Investment Limited Partnership (Amendment) Bill 2017.
Maples and Calder
The Central Bank of Ireland has issued an interesting discussion paper that examines the issues of digital delivery of financial services and how that interacts with the Consumer Protection Code...
Maples and Calder
The Central Bank has issued a Brexit FAQ document providing general information to financial services firms who are considering relocating their operations from the UK to Ireland.
Maples and Calder
From 1 January 2018 (subject to some transitional provisions), the EU Benchmark Regulation will apply the following requirements to any EU fund using a benchmark to measure performance:
Maples and Calder
On 14 July 2017, the Irish Department of Finance issued a feedback statement on its 2016 public consultation on Ireland's approach to the transposition of MiFID II.
Matheson
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to employment and labour law in Ireland.
Maples and Calder
As highlighted by the Irish Times today, a charge to stamp duty arises on residential tenancies where the annual rent exceeds €30,000 a year (€2,500 per month).
Maples and Calder
The Department of Finance have issued a feedback statement following a public consultation regarding the implementation of MiFID II.
Maples and Calder
In 2016, Ireland introduced a new withholding tax on distributions from Irish regulated funds which invest in Irish real estate (IREFs).
Maples and Calder
VAT on legal fees is a continual headache for many property companies. Typically Irish borrowers will have to fund the lending bank's legal fees.
Maples and Calder
One of the unintended consequences of MiFID II is the cooling effect unbundling of research from dealing commission is likely to have on small and medium size companies.
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