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Programme for Government 2016: Overview
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland, OECD
  • June 1 2016

This briefing sets out some of the key points of the 2016 Programme for Government, which includes a wide range of policy proposals in areas such as


Change in VAT Treatment of Outsourced Claim Handling Services
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 24 2016

On 17 March 2016 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) released its decision in the Aspiro SA case (C-4015) (Aspiro) regarding the scope


Funds Update - Ireland Quarterly Update January - March 2016
  • Maples and Calder
  • European Union, Ireland, OECD
  • May 9 2016

1 Legal & Regulatory 1.1 UCITS Update 1.2 AIFMD Update 1.3 EMIR Update 1.4 ICAV Update 1.5 Capital Requirements Regulation 1.6 Securities Financing


New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently


Financial Services Regulatory Group bulletin - October 2014
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland, Russia
  • October 21 2014

The global payments sector continues to evolve, driven by technological advances and changing consumer preferences. The provision of payment services


CJEU ruling on VAT could impact on financial services sector
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 7 2014

The recent judgment of the CJEU in the "Skandia" case could result in significant VAT costs for the financial services sector. The case concerns the


Relief for double taxation caused by timing differences
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • September 24 2014

On 1 July 2014, the Irish Revenue Commissioners issued a statement of practice (SoP) on double tax relief for foreign branches of Irish corporations


Central Bank guidance for life assurance companies on Italian withholding tax regime
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2014

On 28 July 2014, the Central Bank published guidance for Irish-authorised life assurance companies that have opted into the Italian withholding tax


Developments in the taxation of life assurance policies
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • February 24 2014

The Finance (No. 2) Act 2013 changed the tax rates applicable to Irish resident investors in life assurance policies. The occurrence of any of the


Insurance Ireland Health Insurance Council says Budget 2014 will have a negative impact
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 25 2013

The Council has stated that the proposed changes to tax relief at source introduced by Budget 2014 will have a significant negative impact on the