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Mason Hayes & Curran
The Bank of Ireland v Eteams (International) Limited has recently clarified Ireland's position on the test to determine if a transaction constitutes a true sale of book debts or instead amounts, in substance, to the creation of a mortgage and charge.
Dillon Eustace
As anticipated in its prior cross-sectoral opinion issued at the end of May, the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has, on July 13, 2017...
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.
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).
Arthur Cox
As mentioned in our briefing last week: MiFID II: Department of Finance publishes Feedback Statement on MiFID II Consultation, the Department has confirmed the approach...
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.
Maples and Calder
The Second Amending Central Bank UCITS Regulations have been just been published (dated 27 July 2017).
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.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Lenders, bar limited exemptions, have a new reporting obligation to the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") pursuant to the Credit Reporting Act 2013 (the "Act"), in order to enable...
Arthur Cox
The European Commission is required, under PD3, to adopt certain Level 2 measures (delegated acts) by 21 January 2019.
Maples and Calder
Anti-money laundering ("AML") related fines by the Central Bank of Ireland (the "CBI") are increasing in both size and frequency. In the last year there have been three major fines imposed on Irish domestic banks as follows:
Maples and Calder
This update considers specifically how this may impact sponsors and distributors of UCITS. For these purposes, the focus is on UCITS other than structured UCITS (i.e. "Non-Complex UCITS").
William Fry
In a welcome move, the European Commission (the "Commission") has agreed an extension to the date of application of the EU Regulation on Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products.
Walkers
The Central Bank of Ireland has published a Brexit FAQ paper in which it provides general information to financial services firms considering relocating their operations from the UK to Ireland.
Arthur Cox
On 29 June 2017, the Central Bank published a Discussion Paper: Consumer Protection Code and the Digitalisation of Financial Services.
Maples and Calder
On 15 May 2017 the Central Bank of Ireland ("Central Bank") published the UCITS question and answers ("Q&As") 17th Edition. A new question ID1076 on how a UCITS management company or a self-managed investment company should submit details of its designated email address to the Central Bank is included.
Maples and Calder
Irish funds are required to obtain a tax declaration, in a prescribed form, from each non-Irish resident investor, certifying that they are not an Irish resident (the "Non-Resident Declaration")...
Maples and Calder
We have all heard stories where firms who are already familiar with regulation are struggling with MiFID II.
Arthur Cox
The Department of Finance has published its Feedback Statement on its 2016 MiFID II Consultation.
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")...
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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...
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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.
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The Department of Finance has published its Feedback Statement on its 2016 MiFID II Consultation.
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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...
Maples and Calder
As flagged in our previous update, the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has published three further Brexit focused opinions.
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")...
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
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
By 30 July 2017 UCITS will need to comply with the terms of the ESMA Share Class Opinion.
Maples and Calder
We have all heard stories where firms who are already familiar with regulation are struggling with MiFID II.
Arthur Cox
On 29 June 2017, the Central Bank published a Discussion Paper: Consumer Protection Code and the Digitalisation of Financial Services.
Walkers
The Central Bank of Ireland has published a Brexit FAQ paper in which it provides general information to financial services firms considering relocating their operations from the UK to Ireland.
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