Mondaq All Regions - Ireland: Finance and Banking
Maples and Calder
As flagged in our previous update, the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has published three further Brexit focused opinions.
Maples and Calder
In light of the perceived systemic risk presented by MMFs, the MMFR aims to make these investment products more resilient and resistant to contagion risks.
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 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.
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
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.
Maples and Calder
This is another great news story for Ireland Inc. The IDA and industry as a whole deserve immense credit for the work they are doing promoting Ireland to UK financial services firms looking for a post Brexit solution.
Maples and Calder
For Irish firms looking for guidance on how to interpret elements of MiFID II, a good starting point would be the many policy statements issued by the FCA.
Maples and Calder
By 30 July 2017 UCITS will need to comply with the terms of the ESMA Share Class Opinion.
Matheson
Almost four years after the European Commission proposed new rules to regulate money market funds ("MMFs"), the regulation on money market funds ("MMF Regulation") has been published...
Arthur Cox
In this regular briefing, we summarise recent cases, developments and trends relevant to the ongoing efforts to resolve the mortgage arrears crisis.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Financial service providers ("FSPs") are heavily reliant on IT systems and they may outsource several functions to third party service providers. However, FSPs' reliance on IT brings with it increased...
Maples and Calder
Maples and Calder have carried out our latest key trends analysis of the Irish Funds market.
Arthur Cox
On 22 May 2017, the High Court delivered judgment in favour of two homeowners allowing a significant write-down of their mortgage debt and rejecting a proposal by their lender...
Matheson
The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the "Act") will fundamentally change how advisors assess capacity and how they engage with people who have mental capacity issues.
Matheson
There are currently two separate bills making their way through the legislative process which propose to extend the limitation period for complaints to the Financial Services Ombudsman (the "FSO").
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Dillon Eustace
The settlement of Irish equity, ETF and bond securities through CREST, the system operated by Euroclear UK & Ireland, will no longer satisfy EU rules under the EU's CSDR post Brexit.
Arthur Cox
On 15 May 2017 the Central Bank issued a discussion paper on Exchange Traded Funds ("ETFs").
Arthur Cox
On 22 May 2017, the High Court delivered judgment in favour of two homeowners allowing a significant write-down of their mortgage debt and rejecting a proposal by their lender...
Arthur Cox
Brexit negotiations are likely to begin in earnest during the week beginning 19 June (after the UK General Election on 8 June).
Arthur Cox
On 10 May 2017, the Minister for Finance announced the publication of the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Bill 2017.
Maples and Calder
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has issued an opinion (the "Opinion") addressed to EU NCAs including the CBI to address regulatory and supervisory arbitrage risks arising...
Matheson
On 31 May 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published an opinion ("Opinion") which sets out general principles on supervisory approach in relation to relocations of entities...
Arthur Cox
On 31 May, ESMA published an Opinion, highlighting the "unique situation" presented by the likely relocation of many of those financial services providers currently based in London to the other EU...
Mason Hayes & Curran
On 31 May 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") released its opinion on achieving a common approach to supervision ("supervisory convergence") among EU member...
Matheson
There are currently two separate bills making their way through the legislative process which propose to extend the limitation period for complaints to the Financial Services Ombudsman (the "FSO").
Arthur Cox
Provisional agreement has finally been reached between the European Commission, the EU Council and the European Parliament on changes to the European securitisation market.
Matheson
The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the "Act") will fundamentally change how advisors assess capacity and how they engage with people who have mental capacity issues.
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