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

11 Sep 2018

Maples and Calder is pleased to announce the opening of its newest office, located in Jersey. In response to client demand, the group now provides Jersey legal services in the corporate, finance and investment funds areas as well as listing agent services for the listing of securities on The International Stock Exchange ("TISE") in the Channel Islands.

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11 Sep 2018

The settlement if a recent financial services regulatory enforcement action by the Central Bank of Ireland highlights the interconnectedness of regulatory breaches. In brief, a failure of controls and policies can create a domino effect which triggers liabilities under the anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regime, client asset requirements and a finding that key frontline personnel are not fit and proper for their role.

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6 Sep 2018

John Breslin and David Burke provide an overview of the corporate lending market in Ireland, examining recent legal and regulatory developments and tax considerations.

Their contribution forms part of the fourth edition of The Lending and Secured Finance Review.

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15 Aug 2018

The Credit Reporting Act 2013 establishes an official statutory register operated by the Central Bank of Ireland to record the amount of credit in the Irish economy. The Register will also enable creditors to check a potential borrower's credit status before advancing credit.

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14 Aug 2018

A series of judgments handed down by the Court of Appeal on 30 July 2018 in linked litigation (Sheehan v Breccia/Flynn and Benray v Breccia) deals with important issues arising in loan default scenarios, particularly where the loan has been traded in the secondary market. The implications of these decisions require careful consideration in the context of broader finance and commercial arrangements under Irish law.

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