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Acquisitions and disposals in the financial services sector
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 31 2014

Of key importance to those making acquisitions of certain entities in the financial services sector is that a failure to engage with the Central Bank


Back to black (and white)?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 16 2014

As of 16 July 2014 the scope of protection given to black, white or grey (B&W) trade marks in Ireland will change. The implementation of the Common


Pharmaceutical manufacturers are fined and may also be liable for damages
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • July 17 2014

The European Commission has imposed fines totalling 427.7 million on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic


EuVECA and EuSEF Regulation amendments making their way through the European Parliamentary Process
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  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 10 2016

Proposed amendments to EuVECA and EuSEF Regulations look to facilitate the supply of capital for venture capital and social enterprise funds


UCITS V brings convergence of the depositary role with AIFMD
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • February 3 2015

Fund managers and investors alike now have a single point of reference in the event that problems occur in relation to the safekeeping of assets or


Key information document for packaged retail investment and insurance products
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  • European Union
  • February 24 2015

An EU Regulation relating to Key Information Documents for Packaged Retail and insurance-based products (PRIIPs) was published in December 2014


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


Potential Impact of Brexit on the Irish Asset Management Industry - Passporting
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

On 23 June 2016 the electorate in the UK voted to exit the European Union (EU). Asset management is an area which is heavily regulated at EU level


Crowd Funding The Irish Brexit Challenge
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 17 2017

Jolyon Maugham QC’s crowdfunding of the Irish High Court challenge to Article 50 - the process of the UK leaving the European Union - has so far been


Dispute resolution for consumers
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  • European Union
  • May 20 2015

Customers living in the EU are often wary of purchasing goods and services from sellers located in other Member States, due to concerns surrounding