It was recently announced that Euronext has entered into a binding agreement with the London Stock Exchange ("LSE") to acquire the Borsa Italiana Group.
The Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2020 (the Bill) has progressed through Dáil Éireann and will now go through Seanad Éireann before it can be
Financial services and technology are becoming increasingly intertwined. Financial services firms (including (re)insurers) are becoming more and more reliant on and exposed...
The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (Act), which became effective from 21 August 2020, has introduced some novel changes to be aware of when litigating in Ireland.
The new Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation (IVDR) represent a long-awaited strengthening of the existing European regulatory system for medical devices.
On 23 November 2020, in a welcome development for those considering establishing private equity funds in Ireland, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") published a consultation paper...
The government has committed to bringing statutory sick pay into law by the end of 2021. This will be a major change for Irish employers.
Launched in December 2019, the Northern Ireland Department for Communities carried out a public consultation into the state of the current legislative regime for gambling in Northern Ireland.
This article considers the decision of Ms Justice Gearty in the recent case of Start Mortgages v Barry Piggott1. The Court found that the twelve year limitation period...
On 24 September 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) relaunched its Capital Markets Union project with the publication of its ambitious new initiative, "A Capital Markets Union for people and businesses – new action plan".
The Central Bank recently issued a ‘Dear CEO' industry letter (the "2020 Letter") following its thematic inspections of compliance by the insurance and banking sectors with their obligations...
On 12 November 2020, Domhnall Cullinan, the Central Bank of Ireland's (CBI) Director of Insurance Supervision, gave the opening remarks at the CBI's 2020 Insurance Industry Briefing (Industry Briefing).
Demonstrating the Irish Government's commitment to the growth of the international financial services sector in Ireland.
With the vast increase in homeworking resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, issues of work-life balance are under the microscope this year.
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of tax laws and regulations applicable in Ireland.
It has been a tumultuous year, and in our newsletter, we focus on some of the current issues arising for pension schemes. A number of these themes were also explored in our recent pensions webinar,...
The European Data Protection Board (the "EDPB") has published its draft recommendations on measures that supplement transfer tools
The Residential Tenancies Act 2020 is another piece of emergency legislation that has evolved as a result of COVID-19 it recognises the difficulties that would be faced by tenants in finding alternative accommodation ...
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In the case of RGB Plastering Limited v Tawe Drylining and Plastering Limited the TCC considered the validity of an application for payment under the terms of the subcontract between the parties
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The European Banking Authority (‘EBA') published (4 Nov 2020) an Opinion on the assessment of money laundering/terrorist financing risks in the context of Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (‘SREP').