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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Mergers: European Commission approves acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic, subject to conditions
  • LK Shields
  • 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


Safe Harbor in doubt following EU ruling
  • LK Shields
  • 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


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