With less than three months until the end of the EU/UK Implementation Period, finally some clarity over which rules will govern jurisdiction and enforcement in cross-border...
What is DAC6? - New EU mandatory disclosure regime; Reporting of Cross-Border Transactions with certain 'hallmarks'; and Reporting is made to the relevant national tax authority in the EU / UK.
The "EU Regulation 2019/452 establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the Union" (the "Regulation") on the grounds of security and public order has come into...
Investment Firms Quarterly Legal and Regulatory Update, July - September 2020.
Until now, it was possible, but not very likely, that the UK would seek an extension of the Brexit transition period beyond the current deadline of 31 December 2020.
The Lugano Convention facilitates the mutual recognition and enforcement of judgments between EFTA and EU states in civil and commercial matters.
On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the EU (the "ECJ")ordered Ireland to pay a fine of €2 million to the European Commission, due to Ireland's failure to fully transpose...
The Regulati.on, which was adopted by the EU during 2019, creates a system to cooperate and exchange information on investments from non-EU countries that may affect security or public order
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently lamented the diminished prospects of a Canada-style deal within the ongoing Brexit negotiations, saying that: "after 45 years of membership they are not willing….. to offer this country the same terms as Canada.
Managing disputes involving a UK counterparty will become more complex and costly from 1 January 2021. What changes can you make to your contracts to ensure that disputes can be resolved in a timely and cost effective manner?
What follows is a reminder of certain anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) action points for Irish funds and their management companies.
The Irish Supreme Court has now delivered a final decision in long-running and multi-faceted litigation brought by Word Perfect Translation Services Limited ("Word Perfect")...
On 2 October 2020 the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) published the sixth issue of its Anti-Money Laundering Bulletin, focusing on transaction monitoring.
The European Union and the United Kingdom are attempting to conclude a trade deal by the end of 2020.
In September the Supreme Court considered discovery applications in the context of procurement litigation in the case of Word Perfect Translation Services Limited v Minister for Public Expenditure...
In April 2020, the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation (the "Department") launched a public consultation on foreign direct investment ("FDI")...
A bill which will transpose the Fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive into Irish law has been published.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 23 July 2020, the Irish government announced its July Stimulus package (the "Stimulus") to assist Ireland to get back on the road to economic recovery by introducing a wide range of supports...
On 29 May 2020 the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") announced the winding down of its Supervisory Coordination Network. However, supervisory convergence...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
By Lisa Mansfield & Therese Collins