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New consumer regulations target online trading

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • November 26 2014

The European Union (Consumer Information, Cancellation and Other Rights) Regulations 2013, which implements the EU Consumer Rights Directive in Irish

Top tips for M&As in light of ThreeO2 merger

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • November 25 2014

The European Commission has cleared the proposed merger between Hutchison 3G (H3G or Three) and Telefónica Ireland (O2 Ireland), subject to

Merger of Three and O2 has been given the go ahead, but subject to conditions

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • June 12 2014

The European Commission has cleared the proposed merger between Hutchison 3G (H3G) and Telefónica Ireland (O2 Ireland), subject to conditions

Trading with consumers: the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and guidance from the European Commission

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • January 11 2010

If you have a business that sells goods or services to consumers then you should know about the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive

Investment firms and the alternative investment Alternative Investment Fund Mangers Directive (AIFMD

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • September 15 2011

Member States of the European Union (EU) are required to transpose the provisions of the Alternative Investment Fund Mangers Directive (AIFMD) into national law by 22 July 2013: fund managers of alternative investment funds (AIF) who fall within its scope should be investigating how to adapt their businesses in preparation for its introduction

Non-EU fund managers - time to prepare for change!

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • March 25 2011

On the basis that the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the Directive) is, as expected, adopted in the first quarter of 2011, EU Member States will be required to transpose the Directive into national legislation within two years of that date

Special purpose vehicle exemption from AIFMD

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • February 18 2014

The Central Bank has confirmed that Section 110 special purpose vehicles (SPVs) are exempt from the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

Collective redundancies - when does the obligation to consult arise? Award of almost 3 million in Fujitsu case

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Finland, Ireland
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  • April 7 2010

The decision of the Finnish Supreme Court in the Fujitsu case delivered on 9 March 2010, pursuant to which Fujitsu was ordered to pay almost 3 million to dismissed employees, has relevance for Irish employers, particularly those within an international group

Payment Services Directive: are you ready?

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • August 28 2009

The Payment Services Directive 200764EC (the PSD) will become effective in Ireland on 1 November 2009 and will introduce a new EU-wide licensing regime for many firms and business that have up until now operated in an unregulated environment

The European Communities (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2008

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • October 16 2008

New EU regulations governing the cross-border merger of companies became law in May