Central Bank Data Requests Issued to Corporate Debt & Real Estate Funds
23/07/2020 - As highlighted in our June briefing ('ESMA Supports Targeted Review Of Corporate Debt And Property Funds'), ESMA issued a public statement on 14 May 2020 in which it undertook to coordinate a targeted supervisory review by national regulators of corporate debt and real estate funds (the Review).

Exploring Remote Internships: Part 1: The Future of Work
23/07/2020 - Remote working is becoming more popular due to the COVID-19 crisis which has forced most organizations to employ working-from-home overnight. While this is a disruptive period, technology is allowing workers to remain productive at home in ways that were unimaginable a decade ago.

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The Great Switch – Negative prices are forcing Traders to change their Derivatives Pricing Models
23/07/2020 - Amid widespread economic uncertainty and increasingly volatile markets, derivatives traders have seen the prices of underlyings such as oil turn negative – a previously unimaginable scenario.

Venture capital funding falls by 41% to €197m in first quarter
27/06/2019 - Venture capital funding to Irish technology firms fell by just over 40% to €196.8m in the first quarter of 2019 compared to €332m in the same period last year, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey published in association with William Fry.

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A Level Platform: The P2B Regulation and its Impact on Online Business
23/07/2020 - On 12 July 2020, EU Regulation 2019/1150 (the “P2B Regulation” or the “Regulation”) became directly applicable across the EU. This Regulation aims to provide protection for businesses that rely on third-party online platforms to reach their customers, whilst simultaneously being designed to preserve the business model of the third-party online platforms themselves.

DPC publishes Report and Guidance on cookies following a “cross-sector and cross-size” sweep of website operators
26/05/2020 - The Report is based on a review carried out by the DPC of websites in various sectors in Ireland, including insurance, banking, media, retail and the public sector.

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After the Storm: Workplace stress - How do I Handle It?
30/06/2020 - Employee stress, which often stems either from issues around workload or bullying/harassment, is particularly relevant for employers, in the unprecedented circumstances in which we are all operating as a result of Covid-19.

New Rules of Engagement for Pension Trustees? – Implications of the Second Shareholders' Rights Directive
30/06/2020 - The European Union (Shareholders' Rights) Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) transposed Directive (EU) 2017/828 (the Second Shareholders' Rights Directive) (SRD II) into Irish law.

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Five Key Takeaways from the July Stimulus Plan
30/07/2020 - The July Stimulus Plan (the “Plan”) was officially unveiled by the Government on Thursday 23 July 2020, setting out a host of measures to support businesses and employment as the Government response to Covid-19 shifts to a long-term footing.

COVID-19: Irish Competition Agency Says Businesses Must Decide Pricing Independently
23/07/2020 - On 1 July 2020, as the Irish economy was re-opening after the COVID-19 lockdown, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection (CCPC) warned businesses to act independently when setting prices and charges.

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