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Top tips for M&As in light of ThreeO2 merger
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 25 2014

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


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


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


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


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


Merger of Three and O2 has been given the go ahead, but subject to conditions
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 12 2014

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


Back to black (and white)?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 16 2014

As of 16 July 2014 the scope of protection given to black, white or grey (B&W) trade marks in Ireland will change. The implementation of the Common


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


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


Recent developments in State aid rules
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 27 2014

State aid schemes in Ireland are operated by many Government departments and agencies, and they arise in the main from provisions in the