Welcome to the February 2022 edition of Legal News.
Here is a selection of our recent publications on subjects that may affect you or your business. We regularly publish briefings and insights on legal and regulatory developments. Access all of them on our website.
For more information on any of the topics covered in this edition, please contact the people listed in the articles or your usual William Fry contact.
- A Fund Manager’s Guide to 2022
We analyse key upcoming dates and deadlines to assist funds’ and fund managers’ compliance preparations for what is likely to be another busy, yet opportunity-filled, year for the sector.
- Data Protection Day Update 2022
28 January, the Council of Europe’s annual Data Protection Day, prompts us to reflect on the key data protection stories of 2021, as well as to consider what lies ahead in 2022.
- Finalised Guidance on the Use of Service Companies for Staffing in the Insurance Sector
On 31 January 2022, the Central Bank of Ireland published the Guidance on the Use of Service Companies for Staffing in the Insurance Sector following a 2021 industry consultation process.
- FAQ: New EU Sustainability Reporting Regime
New sustainability reporting rules for all large EU companies and all EU-listed companies will apply from January 2023.
- Irish Immigration Update: One Year on…
In this article we discuss the Irish immigration position for UK nationals and their families one year on from the end of the Brexit transition period.
- Progressive Roll Out of the IVDR Confirmed
We look at the effect of the recently approved progressive roll-out of the In Vitro Medical Devices Regulation by the European Parliament and European Council.
- Competition (Amendment) Bill 2022 published
The Irish Government has published the long-awaited Competition (Amendment) Bill 2022 to implement the EU’s so-called ECN+ Directive into domestic law.
- Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021 Update
We consider the recently published general scheme of legislation to address several issues highlighted in the Action Plan for Insurance Reform.
- Dealing with Construction Material Price Inflation?
Changes to the Public Works Contracts have been published to address the impact of recent construction material price increases and supply chain disruptions. What do you need to know?