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The information within these articles are opinions and/or pieces of thought leadership.

They do not purport to be comprehensive or to render legal advice.

26 Apr 2018

In this guide, employment lawyer James Scanlon provides an overview of employment and labour law in Ireland.

This guide was first published in the 2nd Edition of the Employment Country Comparative Guide.

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25 Apr 2018

Maples and Calder have carried out our latest key trends analysis of the Irish Funds market. We conduct statistical analysis on each of the funds and sub-funds we establish for our clients, with a view to extracting insights into market practice and identifying key trends.

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23 Apr 2018

In this article, Wanda Ebanks, Shari McField and Mary O'Neill examine some of the key features underpinning the success and popularity of EETCs. Considered in particular the applicability and attractiveness of these features to non-US investors and airlines and how the Cayman Islands and Irish structures are well placed to be utilised in these transactions.

This article first appeared in the Aircraft Finance Review 2018/19 published by World Leasing Yearbook in April 2018.

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20 Apr 2018

Maples and Calder's latest edition of our Funds Update - Ireland, a quarterly summary of Irish legal & regulatory, tax and listing developments in recent months.

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18 Apr 2018

On 6 April 2018, CIMA released a notice (the "Notice") in which it addressed three points raised by Cayman Finance in relation to unclear provisions of Guidance Notes on the Prevention and Detection of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the Cayman Islands: (i) the designation / appointment of natural persons as MLROs, DMLROs and AMLCOs for investment funds; (ii) the need to carry out a gap analysis where AML functions have been delegated to a service provider outside the Cayman Islands and where relying on Eligible Introduction Letters; and (iii) whether subscription payments by an investor from a Cayman Islands bank, or equivalent jurisdiction bank, negated the need for full AML verification.

In response to the Notice, a Cayman Finance working group, including a Maples and Calder representative, met with CIMA on 11 April 2018 for the purpose of discussing the practical implementation – both of the three points raised in the Notice and a number of other issues.

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