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Notification Of The Amendment To The Insurance Act 1978
On 5 August 2019, the Insurance Amendment Act 2019 (the "Amendment Act") came into operation, amending the Insurance Act 1978.
27 Aug 2019
Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019: Ireland Capital Markets (Debt)
Ireland Managing Partner Garry Ferguson, partners Jonathan Sheehan and Eoin O'Connor and of counsel Paddy Rath authoured the "Ireland: Law and Practice' chapter in the Chambers and Gobal Practice Guide on Capital Markets:Debt.
22 Apr 2019
Irish Securitisation Regulations
The Irish Securitisation Regulations were published on 18 January 2019 and take effect from 1 January 2019. Amongst other things, the Irish Regulations designate the Central Bank of Ireland
European Union
28 Feb 2019
Regulating Loan Owners: Proposed Amendments To The Credit Servicing Regulatory Regime (Update)
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")
17 Jan 2019
Regulating Loan Owners: Proposed Amendments To The Credit Servicing Regulatory Regime
The sale of non-performing loan ("NPL") books by Irish banks has been the subject of intense political and media scrutiny for a number of years due to the perceived impact of the sales of such loan books on underlying borrowers, particularly consumer and small and medium enterprise ("SME") borrowers.
4 Dec 2018
Credit Reporting Act 2013 – Extended To Include Hire Purchase And Similar Arrangements
With effect from 29 October 2018, the Credit Reporting Act 2013 (the "CRA 2013") has been amended with the result that the forms of reportable credit under the CRA 2013.
23 Nov 2018
Comparison Of Companies - Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Jersey, Guernsey And Ireland
The decision as to where to incorporate an offshore company can only be made based on the specific features of the transaction in question.
14 Nov 2018
European Securities Law Update: PD3 & Irish Prospectus Regulations
An offer of securities to the public with a total consideration in the EU of less than €1,000,000 will be exempt from the PD3 regime (reduced from previous €5,000,000 threshold).
European Union
13 Nov 2018
Boilerplate Clauses And Standard Language May Not Operate As Intended
Two recent decisions of the Court of Appeal will be of interest to any financial institution, lender or receiver active in the Irish market (including anyone acquiring Irish loans ...
5 Nov 2018
CLO market participants are once again finding themselves scrambling, this time to consider alternatives to the high probability of a financial industry without LIBOR.
Cayman Islands
16 May 2018
European Securities Law Update: Prospectus Regulation
In our latest European Securities Law Update and following the recent publication of the ESMA final report of technical advice issued on 3 April 2018 we provide a high-level synopsis of the recent Prospectus Regulation, ...
European Union
26 Apr 2018
New EU Securitisation Regulation: Impact For UCITS And AIFs
On 17 January 2018 the new Securitisation Regulation (Regulation EU 2017/2402) (the "Securitisation Regulation") came into force and will apply from 1 January 2019.
Cayman Islands
25 Apr 2018
CLO Update | Risk Retention & SFIG Vegas 2018
On 9 February 2018, shortly before CLO industry participants converged on Las Vegas for the industry's largest annual gathering, SFIG Vegas 2018 ...
Cayman Islands
13 Mar 2018
New Reporting Obligations For Commercial Lenders Commencing Shortly
The Central Credit Register ("CCR") was established under the Credit Reporting Act 2013 as part of Ireland's commitments under the EU/IMF Programme of Financial Support.
27 Feb 2018
Good News On FX Forward Transactions For Irish Buy Side Including Irish UCITS And AIFS
With the deadline of 3 January 2018 fast approaching for counterparties to commence exchanging variation margin for physically-settled FX forward transactions...
21 Dec 2017
CLOs - The Rise Of The Middle Market
Historically, CLOs have been predominantly collateralized by Broadly Syndicated Loans (BSLs). As of late, however, there has been a marked uptick in middle market CLOs. Walkers' CLO group...
Cayman Islands
3 Nov 2017
Ireland, Guernsey And Jersey Provide UK CLO Market With Opportunities
As CLO managers weigh up their retention options, Irish, Jersey and Guernsey domiciled 'originator' style retention vehicles have been gaining popularly with UK CLO managers...
9 Oct 2017
2017 - A Good Year For Debut CLO Managers
2017 has been the year for debut managers in the CLO space.
Cayman Islands
14 Sep 2017
Irish MiFID II Implementation - Help For Collateral Managers
The Department of Finance has previously indicated to the market in its national discretions feedback statement that Ireland will be largely adopting a copy-out approach when implementing MiFID II.
6 Sep 2017
Irish MiFID II Implementing Legislation Now Published
The MiFID II Regulations transpose Directive 2014/65/EU on Markets in Financial Instruments, along with elements of Regulation 600/2014/ EU, the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation...
6 Sep 2017
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