On 29 March 2019 the UK is currently set to leave the European Union and there is an increasing danger that it will do so on a "no deal" basis.
The Irish Data Protection Commission and its UK equivalent, the Information Commissioner's Office, have both set out guidance on what companies should do if that becomes a reality, which is available on their websites.
This corporate update deals with the following legislative updates:
- New AML Legislation in Force
- Credit Reporting Act 2013 - Extended to include HP and Similar Arrangements
- Corporate Enforcement Authority - Draft Legislation Published
- Corporate Crime - Significant Reforms Proposed
- Increased Merger Thresholds
- Potential Simplification of Merger Control Process
- Amendments to Non-Financial and Diversity Information Disclosure
- Changes to Key Employee Engagement Programme ("KEEP")
In this article, Andrew Quinn and David Burke discuss the Impact of BEPS on Tax Treaty Relief for Alternative Funds.
The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018 (the "Amendment Act") transposes the majority of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (EU) 2015/849 ("4MLD") into Irish law.
In this guide, Diarmuid Mawe and Craig Kenny provide an overview of real estate laws and regulations in Ireland. The guide covers the most pertinent issues in Real Estate law including ownership structures, restrictions, transfers and taxes.
This article first appeared in The Legal 500: Real Estate Country Comparative Guide 2018.