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Taking Ownership - New rules for Irish companies
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 22 2016

Last week saw the introduction of a new law on corporate transparency which has significant implications for Irish based companies and corporate type


Apple and Cartels: The European Commission Tightens the Reins
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 3 2016

The European Commission on Tuesday issued a negative decision in the Apple State aid case, ordering it pay 13 billion to the Irish State. Margrethe


Reverse solicitation
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • May 12 2015

Although non-EU alternative investment funds (AIFs), managed by non-EU alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs), are not permitted to market


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


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


Red tape and efforts to reform EU merger control
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • March 23 2015

The European Commission has been considering extending its merger control jurisdiction to acquisitions of minority shareholdings. The Commission


New consumer regulations target online trading
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • 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
  • Ireland, European Union
  • November 25 2014

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


European Court clears the path for staggered renewals of trade marks
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • November 16 2016

In June 2016, in Case C20715 Ρ Nissan Jidosha KK v EUIPO, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") ruled that partial renewal


Are UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules at odds with EU Competition Law?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • August 20 2014

UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules may seem to be the solution to protecting the beautiful game, by making the sport more competitive, but it may