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Recent Court Rulings With Implications For Irish Competition And Regulatory Investigations
The following three recent court rulings are of significant relevance to the conduct of competition law and other regulatory investigations under Ireland's criminal prosecution enforcement regime:
Ireland
6 Aug 2019
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Anti-Money Laundering: A 2019 Perspective
Money laundering continues to present a major global challenge in the financial services world, as criminals seek to exploit weaknesses in the financial system every day.
Ireland
19 Jul 2019
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Supreme Court Upholds The Mandatory Reporting Obligation For Serious Crimes
The Supreme Court has delivered an important judgment in Sweeney v Ireland [2019] IESC 39.
Ireland
14 Jun 2019
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The Practitioner's Guide To Global Investigations
Partners Claire McLoughlin and Karen Reynolds, and senior associate Ciara Dunny author the Irish chapter of the Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations ...
Ireland
20 Feb 2019
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Criminal Justice (Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018
On 26 November 2018 the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018 ( the "2018 Act") was commenced, transposing the Fourth Anti- Money Laundering Directive ("4AMLD") into Irish law.
Ireland
21 Dec 2018
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Legislation Published To Establish The ‘Corporate Enforcement Authority' As Stand-Alone Agency
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, announced last week that the Government has approved the General Scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018...
Ireland
20 Dec 2018
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High Court Decision Highlights Need To Understand Blameworthiness Of All Wrongdoers Before Settling
On 4 December 2018 the High Court gave judgment on a preliminary issue in favour of the Defendant, HSBC Institutional Trust Services DAC ("HTIE") in a claim for $141 million taken against it by Defender Limited ("Defender").
Ireland
13 Dec 2018
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Taking On White Collar Crime – LRC Recommendations For Enhanced Regulatory Powers
On 23 October 2018, the Law Reform Commission (the "Commission") published its Report on Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences (the "Report").
Ireland
31 Oct 2018
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Business Crime 2019
Under Irish law, offences are divided between summary (minor) offences and indictable (serious) offences.
Ireland
26 Sep 2018
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Conducting Corporate Investigations – Recent Developments
Corporate investigations are an increasingly common feature of corporate activity, as illustrated by recent media headlines here and across the water.
Ireland
19 Sep 2018
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Wide-Reaching Implications Of The Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 For Corporates
The single defence available to corporates for this offence is demonstrating that the company took "all reasonable steps and exercised all due diligence" to avoid the offence being committed.
Ireland
8 Aug 2018
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Supreme Court Has The Final Say On Litigation Trafficking
In a landmark judgment delivered on 31 July 2018, the Supreme Court has ruled in the case of SPV OSUS Limited v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited & Ors [1] that the assignment...
Ireland
7 Aug 2018
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Fraudulent Email Interceptions
In the last week, there has been a spate of email interception attacks impacting several high profile companies and putting their data, and that of their customers, at risk.
Ireland
27 Jul 2018
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Bribery And Corruption 2018
Claire McLoughlin and Karen Reynolds co-author the Ireland chapter for The Legal 500 and The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide to Bribery and Corruption 2018.
Ireland
14 Jun 2018
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Personal Liability For Corporate Crimes – Can Directors And Managers Be Prosecuted?
When regulators start corporate investigations, we are often asked whether directors, managers and other company officers can be prosecuted. The answer can be "yes".
Ireland
14 Jun 2018
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Anti-Corruption Regulation 2018
Claire McLoughlin and Karen Reynolds, partners in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and co-heads of the Regulatory and Investigations Group ...
Ireland
24 Apr 2018
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Central Bank Calls For Enhanced Regulatory Tools To Curb Corporate Offences
The Central Bank of Ireland ("Central Bank") has published its response to the Law Reform Commission's ("LRC") Issues Paper on "Regulatory Enforcement and Corporate Offences" (which can be found here).
Ireland
6 Feb 2018
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High Court Ruling On Granting Of Injunctions Will Be Welcome News For Employers
In a development that will be of some relief for employers, in Kearney v Byrne Wallace, the High Court has affirmed that it does not have jurisdiction to grant an injunction in circumstances...
Ireland
5 Dec 2017
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Business Crime 2018 - Ireland
Under Irish law, offences are divided between summary (minor) offences and indictable (serious) offences. In general, regulatory bodies are authorised to prosecute summary offences along with the Garda Siochána
Ireland
20 Sep 2017
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Business Crime 2017
Section 286 of the Companies Act 2014 obliges company directors to take all reasonable steps to ensure the company complies with its obligation to keep adequate accounting records. Large-scale breaches which result in an accounting discrepancy exceeding €1 million or 10% of the company's net assets may result in a fine of up to €500,000 or 10 years' imprisonment, or both
Ireland
28 Oct 2016
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