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Introduction of Irish EMIR regulations

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • October 15 2014

As an EU Regulation with EEA relevance, EMIR1 has direct effect in EEA Member States. However, EMIR imposes certain obligations on, and leaves

Proposed new laws for personal insolvency

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 3 2012

Draft legislation proposes to alter the law and procedures of personal insolvency in radical ways

Companies Bill 2012

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 1 2014

The Companies Bill, which will introduce significant reforms in company law in Ireland, has completed a substantial part of its legislative journey

Companies Bill 2012

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 16 2013

The Companies Bill 2012 was published on 21 December 2012. When enacted, it will consolidate the existing 16 Companies Acts into one single Act and

New fitness and probity requirements

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 5 2011

On 1 September 2011, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank”) published new fitness and probity standards (the “Standards”) for a person performing a prescribed “controlled function” (a “CF”) or a “pre-approved controlled function” (a “PCF”) in entities in Ireland that are regulated by the Central Bank (including banks, insurance undertakings, investment firms, collective investment schemes and their service providers but excluding credit unions

Key ‘whistleblowing-blowing’ obligation in Irish law

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 27 2013

A number of enactments in Ireland address the making of disclosures of suspected wrongdoing to an appropriate regulatory or law enforcement agency

Guidance on fitness and probity standards

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 30 2011

On 23 November 2011, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") finalised its guidance (the "Guidance") to assist financial services firms in complying with the fitness and probity standards (the "Standards"), published on 1 September 2011

New laws proposed for personal insolvency

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 27 2012

Government proposals for new legislation would alter the law and procedures of personal insolvency in radical ways

New fitness and probity requirements for many functions

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 30 2011

The Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") has published new fitness and probity standards (the "standards") for a person performing a prescribed "controlled function " (a "CF") or a "pre-approval controlled function (a "PCF") in entities in Ireland that are regulated by the Central Bank (including banks, insurance undertakings, investment firms, collective investment schemes and their service providers but excluding credit unions)(a "Firm"

Financial services: regulatory powers strengthened

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 23 2013

The recently-enacted Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 is expected to come into force soon. When it does, the Act will strengthen