Bill Laffan : Advisory

07 July 2020

Establishment of Register of Beneficial Ownership of Unit Trusts, ICAVs and Credit Unions | Ireland

The recent publication of the European Union (Modifications of Statutory Instrument No. 110 of 2019)...

15 June 2020

Ireland update: EBA ICT and risk management guidelines apply from 30 June 2020

The European Banking Authority (“EBA”) Guidelines on ICT and security risk management (the “Gu...

09 June 2020

Ireland Update: Maintaining Standards - How to Fairly Dismiss an Employee in a Controlled Function

Where employees of regulated financial services providers who perform controlled function roles brea...

23 April 2020

Ireland update – Central Bank of Ireland Announces Prudential Regulatory Flexibility Measures in Light of COVID-19

The Central Bank of Ireland (“CBI”) has published a page on its website entitled “COVID-19 –...

12 March 2020

Central Bank publishes cyber security risk management findings

Central Bank of Ireland publishes findings from its thematic inspection of cyber security risk manag...

06 March 2020

Ireland update: Central Bank Proposes Introduction of New Pre-Approval Controlled Functions

The Central Bank of Ireland ("CBI") has announced that it proposes to introduce three new Pre-Approv...

23 December 2019

IRELAND UPDATE: European Commission consults on an EU framework for markets in crypto-assets

On 19 December 2019 the European Commission (the “Commission”) issued a consultation document on...

19 December 2019

Ireland - New AML Whistleblowing Requirements

New regulations have been introduced which require firms which are in-scope of Irish anti-money laun...

22 October 2019

Ireland - Beneficial Ownership Reporting – 22 November Deadline Approaching

The Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies (th...

13 October 2019

Ireland Update – Credit Reporting – Delay to Reporting of Guarantor Data

The Central Credit Register ("CCR") has indicated that lenders are not required to report informatio...