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European court makes an important fashion statement
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • June 15 2015

In a landmark decision, the European Union’s General Court has denied Louis Vuittonthe right to call the well-known Damier chequerboard pattern its own


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


Key information document for packaged retail investment and insurance products
  • LK Shields
  • 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


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


ISPs face the cost of implementing a graduated response system to deal with copyright infringers
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 8 2015

UPC Communications, an internet service provider (ISP), has been ordered by the Irish Commercial Court to implement a graduated response system (GRS


Private equity funds risk competition fines
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • January 19 2015

This article examines a recent trend in EU competition law whereby it has become increasingly common for parent entities to be fined for the


Reporting requirements for authorised and registered AIFMs in Ireland: deadline approaching
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 15 2015

The vast majority of registered or authorised AIFMs should be preparing for the first filing of their Annex IV Reports with the Central Bank of


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


EMIR reporting requirements - what you need to know
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • May 30 2014

The final measures of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) came into force on 12 February 2014. All entities that enter into any


Public contracts: what the new public procurement directives mean for SMEs
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 24 2014

The existing public procurement regime is often criticised for creating obstacles for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) wishing to