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Truck manufacturers fined a record 2.93 billion for cartel activity by the European Commission
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 18 2016

The European Commission recently imposed a record fine of 2.93 billion on several of the EU’s biggest truck manufacturers for participating in a


Legal and Regulatory Update July 2016
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  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 29 2016

On 2 June 2016, the Central Bank issued a further consultation paper on Fund Management Company Effectiveness. The third iteration of Consultation


Lifting the veil on beneficial ownership?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

An EU Directive with far reaching consequences for the Irish corporate landscape and the privacy of beneficial owners of companies, other legal


First Migration of Jersey Funds into Ireland under ICAV Act
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2016

Yesterday, the Central Bank of Ireland authorised two ICAVs that migrated from Jersey, and in the process became UCITS so that they could market


Brexit: What will it mean for Ireland’s energy market?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

It is estimated Ireland imported in excess of 6 billion worth of energy products through the UK in 2014. In the wake of the leave vote, what is the


Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 29 2016

Guidelines which it is hoped will assist financial services firms in complying with their obligations under the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering


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


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


Special purpose vehicle exemption from AIFMD
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  • 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


Commission Decision on Chinese State Owned Enterprises Has Potential Implications for Merger Control
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 1 2016

A recent European Commission merger decision involving China, France and nuclear power plants in the UK, may have an impact on merger notifications