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ELTIF - a new retail fund that will benefit from the AIFMD passport
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 12 2015

An ELTIF is a new type of collective investment vehicle that will allow retail investors to put money into companies and projects that need long-term


Special purpose vehicle exemption from AIFMD
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 18 2014

The Central Bank has confirmed that Section 110 special purpose vehicles (SPVs) are exempt from the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive


Ireland’s new Loan Origination Fund Structure
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 30 2014

The framework for Ireland's new Loan Origination Fund Structure will transform investment funds from asset management vehicles into asset creation


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


The European Communities (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2008
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 16 2008

New EU regulations governing the cross-border merger of companies became law in May


Collective redundancies - when does the obligation to consult arise? Award of almost 3 million in Fujitsu case
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Finland, Ireland
  • April 7 2010

The decision of the Finnish Supreme Court in the Fujitsu case delivered on 9 March 2010, pursuant to which Fujitsu was ordered to pay almost 3 million to dismissed employees, has relevance for Irish employers, particularly those within an international group


New tender review process
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 22 2010

Public sector contracts invariably involve high value contracts


Investment firms and the alternative investment Alternative Investment Fund Mangers Directive (AIFMD
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 15 2011

Member States of the European Union (EU) are required to transpose the provisions of the Alternative Investment Fund Mangers Directive (AIFMD) into national law by 22 July 2013: fund managers of alternative investment funds (AIF) who fall within its scope should be investigating how to adapt their businesses in preparation for its introduction


New tender review process
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 19 2011

Public sector contracts invariably involve high value contracts


Payment Services Directive: are you ready?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 28 2009

The Payment Services Directive 200764EC (the PSD) will become effective in Ireland on 1 November 2009 and will introduce a new EU-wide licensing regime for many firms and business that have up until now operated in an unregulated environment