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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


The fourth anti money laundering directive
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  • European Union
  • December 26 2014

The draft Fourth EU Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD4) is designed to update and improve the EU's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and


Reporting requirements for authorised and registered AIFMs in Ireland: deadline approaching
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  • 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


Mergers: European Commission approves acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic, subject to conditions
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  • European Union
  • December 1 2014

The European Commission cleared the proposed acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic under the EU Merger Regulation on 28 November 2014. Covidien, based


The Capital Markets Union
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  • European Union
  • April 13 2015

The European Commission (the Commission) recently launched a consultation process on a Capital Markets Union (CMU). The CMU is a plan to create


Umbrella pricing
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  • European Union
  • July 31 2014

This article examines the availability of "umbrella pricing" theories to claimants seeking compensation for damages from cartel members in civil


European court makes an important fashion statement
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  • 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


The revised competition regime for technology transfer agreements and its impact on high-tech SMEs
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  • European Union
  • June 30 2014

Commission Regulation EU 3162014 of 21 March 2014 (1) applies from 1 May 2014 to agreements by way of which companies authorise the use of patents


Protection of geographical indications
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  • European Union
  • September 4 2014

The European Union (EU) has a geographical indication (GI) system to protect certain types of agricultural products. A GI is a sign that identifies a


EC proposes regulation on Money Market Funds
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  • European Union
  • February 7 2014

The European Commission published the "Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Money Market Funds" (the "Proposed