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Financial Times: EU power grab risks disenfranchising national regulators

Kevin Murphy, Head of our Asset Management and Investment Funds Group, recently authored an article for the Financial Times: Last month, the European Commission issued draft regulations proposing new powers for the European Securities and Markets Authority, as well as... Read More or Download PDF

A First in Ireland: Anti-suit Injunctions

The Irish High Court recently refused to grant an injunction to prohibit legal proceedings in the United States, in the first decision of an Irish court on so-called “anti-suit” injunctions (Walters & anor v Flannery & anor). Arthur Cox acted... Read More

Loan Sales: High Court personal insolvency decision differentiates between types of secured creditor

Following a High Court decision of 1 November 2017 , it seems that the High Court will assess an objection by a secured creditor to a personal insolvency arrangement (PIA) differently depending on whether the creditor is a bank (or... Read More

New White Collar Crime Package

A new White Collar Crime Package to tackle corruption and increase transparency was announced on 2 November by the Irish Government. New offences and stronger penalties are on the horizon. Read the full briefing here.

Capital Markets: Proposal to give ESMA further powers

Will ESMA be given certain direct supervision powers in relation to prospectuses, market abuse, product intervention and benchmarks? Read the full briefing here.

Equity Capital Markets in Ireland: Regulatory Overview

Authors: Maura McLaughlin and Michael Coyle. Thomson Reuters Practical Law has published the regulatory overview of Equity Capital Markets in Ireland, authored by Arthur Cox. The Q&A gives an overview of main equity markets/exchanges, regulators and legislation, listing requirements, offering structures, advisers, prospectus/offer document,... Read More