Eoin O'Connor : Advisory

11 July 2018

European Banking Authority Issues Opinion on Preparations for the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

It has been clear for some time that financial institutions likely to be impacted by Brexit need to ...

07 June 2018

New Courts and Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill Announced for Ireland

On 29 May 2018 the Minister for Justice and Equality announced that a new Courts and Land and Convey...

07 June 2018

Central Bank of Ireland publishes CP120

On 10 May 2018 the Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) published CP120: Second Consulta...

26 February 2018

New Reporting Obligations for Commercial Lenders Commencing Shortly

The Central Credit Register (“CCR”) was established under the Credit Reporting Act 2013 as part ...

19 December 2017

Guidance on Discontinuance of Business Relationships for AML Reasons

In a welcome development, the Central Bank of Ireland (“CBI”) has clarified its expectations for...

13 September 2017

Irish Loan Origination Funds 2017

Ireland was the first European Union (“EU”) member state to introduce a specific regulatory fram...

05 September 2017

Irish MiFID II Implementing Legislation Now Published

The European Union (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 375/2017) (the “MiFID...

05 September 2017

Irish MiFID II Implementation - Help for Collateral Managers

As detailed in Walkers MiFID implementation updated (available here), the European Union (Markets in...

26 July 2017

Brexit - Central Bank of Ireland issues FAQ paper

The Central Bank of Ireland (the "CBI") has published a Brexit FAQ paper (click here) in which it pr...

21 July 2017

MiFID II - Irish Implementation Update

The Department of Finance (the “DOF”) has in the past week produced a feedback statement (the ...