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19.08.2019

The IMC Rules

The Investment Market Conduct Rules (“IMC Rules”) Arrangers and issuers of securities will have noticed with interest certain recent developments. On 15 July 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland (“CBI”) published a statement noting that... READ MORE

16.08.2019

CCPC Launches Study Into Irish Public Liability Insurance Market

Following a ministerial request, the Irish competition regulator (the “CCPC”) has launched on the 15 August 2019 a market study into public liability insurance. The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, requested the... READ MORE

06.08.2019

EU Restructuring Directive

Timing and Objectives An EU directive aimed at harmonizing Member State restructuring and insolvency laws (the “Directive”) was published in the Official Journal on June 26, 2019 and entered into force on July 16, 2019.... READ MORE

31.07.2019

What Does an Irish Phase 2 Look Like in 2019?

In July 2019, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the “CCPC”) concluded two Phase 2 reviews, issuing clearances subject to remedies in both cases.  This article considers what parties to potential Phase 2 Irish merger... READ MORE

25.07.2019

Central Register of Beneficial Ownership: Launch Date of 29 July 2019

We have previously written about the central beneficial ownership register (the “Central Register”) required under the European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019. After a delay in its proposed launch, the... READ MORE

25.07.2019

Recent Court Rulings With Implications for Irish Competition and Regulatory Investigations

The following three recent court rulings are of significant relevance to the conduct of competition law and other regulatory investigations under Ireland’s criminal prosecution enforcement regime: In DPP v Casey, the Irish Supreme Court held... READ MORE

24.07.2019

The Insurability of GDPR Fines

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) has raised data protection to a board level issue, as companies are faced with potentially vast fines in the event of an infringement of... READ MORE

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19.08.2019

The IMC Rules

The Investment Market Conduct Rules (“IMC Rules”) Arrangers and issuers of securities will have noticed with interest certain recent developments. On 15 July 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland (“CBI”) published a statement noting that... READ MORE

16.08.2019

CCPC Launches Study Into Irish Public Liability Insurance Market

Following a ministerial request, the Irish competition regulator (the “CCPC”) has launched on the 15 August 2019 a market study into public liability insurance. The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, requested the... READ MORE

06.08.2019

EU Restructuring Directive

Timing and Objectives An EU directive aimed at harmonizing Member State restructuring and insolvency laws (the “Directive”) was published in the Official Journal on June 26, 2019 and entered into force on July 16, 2019.... READ MORE

31.07.2019

What Does an Irish Phase 2 Look Like in 2019?

In July 2019, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the “CCPC”) concluded two Phase 2 reviews, issuing clearances subject to remedies in both cases.  This article considers what parties to potential Phase 2 Irish merger... READ MORE

25.07.2019

Central Register of Beneficial Ownership: Launch Date of 29 July 2019

We have previously written about the central beneficial ownership register (the “Central Register”) required under the European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019. After a delay in its proposed launch, the... READ MORE

25.07.2019

Recent Court Rulings With Implications for Irish Competition and Regulatory Investigations

The following three recent court rulings are of significant relevance to the conduct of competition law and other regulatory investigations under Ireland’s criminal prosecution enforcement regime: In DPP v Casey, the Irish Supreme Court held... READ MORE

24.07.2019

The Insurability of GDPR Fines

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) has raised data protection to a board level issue, as companies are faced with potentially vast fines in the event of an infringement of... READ MORE

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