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Financial Services Regulatory Group bulletin - October 2014

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland, Russia
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  • October 21 2014

The global payments sector continues to evolve, driven by technological advances and changing consumer preferences. The provision of payment services

Financial claims - statute of limitations clarified

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • June 7 2012

The Supreme Court has clarified the rules governing the period of time within which a person who proposes to sue a bank for financial loss must act: broadly speaking, the claim must be brought within six years of the date on which the alleged loss occurred but the clock does not start to tick while there is only a “mere possibility” of loss in a case

Ireland as a business location

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • October 7 2014

In recent years, Ireland’s transformation into a dynamic knowledge based economy has largely been driven by continuous overseas investment into

The Protected Disclosures Bill 2013: a whistleblowers’ charter?

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • July 11 2013

The Edward Snowden saga brings into sharp focus questions of when and to what extent workers with access to confidential information should, or

Central Bank publishes Consultation Paper on Irish fund management company effectiveness delegate oversight

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • September 25 2014

On 19 September 2014 the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") published Consultation Paper 86, a 'Consultation on Fund Management Company

Artists’ Resale Right extended to heirs

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • January 17 2012

With effect from 1 January 2012 the provisions of the EU Directive on the resale right for the benefit of the author of an original work of art have been extended in Ireland to the heirs of the artist and will last for a period of 70 years after the death of the artist

Liquidation of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • February 12 2013

Following the nationalisation of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation in 2009 and its subsequent reconfiguration (with another institution) as the Irish Bank

Reform of collecting societies

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

A recently adopted EU Directive will overhaul the governance and functions of collective management organisations and will introduce a

Companies Bill 2012

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • 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

Self-managed UCITS investment companies

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • January 27 2012

Under the provisions of UCITS IV, each self-managed UCITS investment company (“SMIC”) was required to confirm to the Central Bank that the business plan that the SMIC has in place had been amended to adequately reflect those provisions of UCITS IV which the board understood to be directly applicable, as at 1 July 2011