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New Rules Coming for UCITSAIF Depositaries
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union
  • November 15 2018

Depositaries have 18 months in which to comply with new rules on safekeeping, following the publication of two Commission Delegated Regulations in


Brexit and EMIR Clearing
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 14 2018

As a Brexit migration measure, ESMA is proposing to amend the EMIR clearing obligation so as to allow EU27 counterparties to novate contracts with UK


Contingency Plans for Financial Services in a No-Deal Brexit
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 13 2018

The good news is that, as of the 13 November 2018, it looks like there might be a Brexit deal. The bad news is that there might not. The European


Supreme Court Quashes Corruption Conviction Citing an Inroad on the Presumption of Innocence
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 13 2018

The Supreme Court has quashed a councillor's conviction of corruption, holding that a presumption of corruption relied upon in the case shifted the


Litigation Privilege and Witness Statements - High Court Clarifies the Law
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 12 2018

If a witness adopts his witness statement while giving evidence in open court, then any litigation privilege attaching to that statement is lost. But


When is Delay Unreasonable for the Purposes of Applying to Vacate a Lis Pendens?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 9 2018

The High Court has held that a delay of six months between the commencement and service of proceedings amounted to unreasonable delay, making an order


Important Clarification from Court of Appeal on Workplace Disciplinary Process
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 9 2018

Up to last year, the rules surrounding the right to legal representation in Disciplinary processes were relatively clear. The Code of Practice on


Taking it Easy: EMIR, Intragroup Transactions and NFCs
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 8 2018

ESMA has announced that it expects competent authorities not to prioritise their supervisory actions towards group entities that benefit from the


Credit Reporting Extended to Hire Purchase and Similar Finance Products
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 8 2018

A recent amendment to the Credit Reporting Act 2013 has extended its scope to include hire purchase and similar finance products, including personal


Loan Sales: Court Clears the Way for Possession Proceedings Against Debtor
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • November 7 2018

The Court of Appeal has dismissed technical arguments challenging the entitlement of the purchaser of a portfolio of secured loans to bring summary