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Supreme Court emphasises importance of both text and context in the proper interpretation of property documentation

United Kingdom - July 21 2015 The Supreme Court, in Stapleyside Company v Carraig Donn Retail Limited 2015 IESC 60, re-emphasised the importance of both text and context in the

Important judgement on the relationship between EU and international law: MSC Orchestra and sulphur emissions

European Union, Global - July 3 2015 An issue of key concern to the shipping community is whether EU law prevails over international treaty law (in particular, treaties in the maritime

High Court criticises the failure to update the Book of Quantum

USA - July 21 2015 Barton J in McGarry v McGarry & ors 2015 IEHC 426 also went on to strongly criticise the fact that the Book of Quantum in relation to personal

Assembly of a product amounts to manufacturing for the purposes of the liability for Defective Products Act 1991

USA - July 21 2015 In McGarry v McGarry & ors 2015 IEHC 426 the High Court made a finding of liability for personal injuries against the third defendant who was the

High Court decision on payment of wages claim

Ireland - July 14 2015 The High Court recently delivered an important decision, which brings some much needed clarity to the law in relation to claims under the Payment of

High Court re-affirms law regarding tenants who claim entitlement to remain in possession under a lease granted without lender consent

Ireland - July 28 2015 National Asset Loan Management Ltd v Southlodge Inns Ltd 2015 IEHC 109 is the latest in a line of cases confirming the position originally laid

High Court refuses injunction over Irish Edition of the UK Times

Ireland, United Kingdom - July 28 2015 The High Court has refused an application by the Irish Times for injunctions restraining the Times of London from using the words "The Times Irish

Legislation watch employment law

Ireland - July 28 2015 As the vacation season approaches, it is a good time to provide a quick recap on recent legislative developments in the employment sphere. National

Department of Communications promises nationwide "high-speed" broadband by 2020

Ireland - July 27 2015 The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DCENR) published its draft Broadband Intervention Strategy this week as part of its

UCITS - remuneration guidelines

European Union - July 24 2015 ESMA have published their much-awaited consultation on guidelines on the UCITS V remuneration requirements. This consultation paper is the first step