Financial services law



Anti-money laundering and white collar crime bills clear Oireachtas

Two pieces of legislation giving effect to EU directives on money laundering and white collar crime have cleared the Oireachtas.

Published 4 May 2021

Simmons & Simmons appoints two new partners in Dublin

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the promotion of Derek Lawlor and James McKnight to partners in Dublin.

Published 27 April 2021

Anna Vangrove joins Shoosmiths as banking and finance partner

Finance lawyer Anna Vangrove has joined Shoosmiths as a banking and finance partner in Belfast.

Published 27 April 2021

Credit unions have until end of June to hold virtual AGMs

Credit unions will have until the end of June to hold their 2020 AGMs virtually following an extension of Covid-19 rules.

Published 22 April 2021

Matheson and Maples Group ranked as Ireland's top funds advisers

Matheson and Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, have been ranked among the leading legal advisers to the Irish funds industry.

Published 2 March 2021

High Court: Complaint upheld against Danske Bank for mis-selling mortgage to customers

The High Court has upheld a complaint against Danske Bank for mis-selling a mortgage to a couple.

Published 25 February 2021

Modernisation of investment limited partnerships to be commenced by March

Legislation modernising investment limited partnerships (ILPs) in Ireland will be fully commenced by March, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has announced.

Published 27 January 2021

Investment limited partnerships to be 'modernised' under new law

Legislation modernising investment limited partnerships (ILPs) in Ireland has been approved by the Oireachtas and is due to be signed into law.

Published 21 December 2020

Credit unions to be allowed to hold virtual AGMs

Credit unions can hold their annual general meetings online in whole or in part under new legislation approved by the Oireachtas.

Published 14 December 2020

Supreme Court paves way for £14bn claim against Mastercard

A £14 billion claim against Mastercard on behalf of 46 million UK customers can go ahead, the UK Supreme Court has ruled in a landmark judgment.

Published 11 December 2020

Bill to improve Ireland's investment and financial services

Ministers have approved legislative plans aimed at enhancing Ireland's regulatory environment in international financial services.

Published 22 September 2020

Mary Robinson to probe corruption at African Development Bank

Former Irish president Mary Robinson has been appointed to a panel investigating allegations of corruption at the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Published 6 July 2020

Solicitor MaryRose McGovern appointed as deputy financial services and pensions ombudsman

Solicitor MaryRose McGovern has been promoted to deputy financial services and pensions ombudsman.

Published 9 April 2020

Court of Appeal: Promontoria's appeal on inadmissible hearsay dismissed

The Court of Appeal has upheld the order of the High Court that the evidence of a loan servicer was inadmissible hearsay.

Published 8 April 2020

Couple received €10,000 in compensation after legal fees added to mortgage loan account

A couple received €10,000 in compensation last year after €800 in legal fees was added to their mortgage loan account, a new report has revealed.

Published 1 April 2020