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Virtual Asset Service Providers ( VASP ) - the Central Bank registration process

The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2021 was enacted on the 23rd April 2021. This piece of legislation transposed the EUs Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) into Irish law. In terms of virtual asset service providers, more commonly referred to as VASP's, this means that they are now required to comply with Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)obligations and must register with the Central Bank.

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NFT's and the law

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are really taking off in mainstream markets. An NFT is, essentially, a digital collectible. They can represent things, like real-world assets, or they can be things in themselves, like music or art. Their value comes from the fact that they are digitally unique. They exist on a blockchain and, whilst music as an example can be downloaded by anyone, an NFT is explicitly recorded as having a single owner.

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Planning permission disputes - planning injunctions

Planning injunctions. We at Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors have been involved in many such applications on behalf of clients. In addition, we have recently succeeded in having an interim order removed in circumstances where it was preventing our clients from completing a development to their property for an inordinate amount of time.

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Questions to ask your property solicitor when looking for a quotation

Conveyancing Quotation - Questions to ask your Property solicitor‍. Purchasers are understandably price conscious and so often shop around for quotations when buying a home.

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Understanding the new proposed EU framework for cryptocurrency regulation

As part of the Digital Finance Package released regarding cryptocurrencies in Europe ,it is proposed to regulate crypto assets and markets in crypto assets (MiCA) and to provide definitions of crypto assets and token subcategories. It will also set out rules for digital asset custody and capital requirements.

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Fintech law - a review of smart contracts in Ireland

A smart contract is a legally binding contract that automatically executes some or all of its obligations via a computer program. In this blog, we look at smart contracts and consider how they fit into Irish law.

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