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Brexit: What would it mean for Ireland’s energy market?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 2 2016

It is estimated Ireland imported in excess of 6 billion worth of energy products through the UK in 2014. If the UK leaves the EU, what is the


UCITS V Directive Implemented into Irish Law
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 19 2016

The European Union (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (Regulations) came into force on


The implications of Brexit for competition law
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 15 2016

This article examines the options for the UK in relation to competition law if there is a Brexit, and highlights issues which could give rise to


Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 29 2016

Guidelines which it is hoped will assist financial services firms in complying with their obligations under the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering


Transposition of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 29 2016

On 29th January 2016 the Department of Finance and the Department of Justice and Equality (the “Departments”) published a consultation paper (CP) on


MiFID II - One year delay until 2018
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • February 29 2016

The European Commission (the Commission) announced on 10 February 2016 that the implementation date for the revised Markets in Financial Instruments


UCITS V - Draft Level 2 Regulations published by the European Commission
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • January 21 2016

On 17 December 2015, the European Commission published draft Level 2 Regulations under Directive 201491EU (UCITS V). UCITS V amends the existing


New legal requirements for online sales to consumers from January 2016
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • December 17 2015

Businesses established in the EU that sell goods or services to consumers online will have to implement some changes to their websites and consumer


Safe Harbor declared invalid following EU ruling
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • October 12 2015

Bye for now, Safe Harbor. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that the fifteen-year-old programme which has facilitated


Safe Harbor in doubt following EU ruling
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  • European Union
  • September 28 2015

An opinion delivered this week by Advocate General Yves Bot concludes that the Safe Harbor scheme is invalid. For the past fifteen years, that scheme