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CJEU defines works of parody

  • William Fry
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  • European Union
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  • October 8 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has defined what constitutes a 'parody', an important exception to copyright infringement

Labour Court awards 40,000 for failure to provide reasonable accommodation

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • October 8 2014

The Labour Court recently awarded an employee 40,000 due to her employer’s failure to provide her with reasonable accommodation to enable her to

Disciplinary proceedings - can a sanction be increased on appeal?

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • October 8 2014

Elizabeth McMillan was employed as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist by the NHS Foundation Trust. She was subject to disciplinary

CJEU decision on VAT groups to impact financial services sector

  • William Fry
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • October 8 2014

The case was triggered by a decision by the Swedish tax authority to charge VAT on the supplies of IT services from Skandia America Corporation in

Another door opens for airline passenger compensation claims

  • William Fry
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  • European Union
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  • October 8 2014

A recent Court of Justice of European Union decision held that the concept of ‘arrival time’, in the context of a delayed flight, refers to the time

Private investigator company and its directors prosecuted

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • October 7 2014

MCK Rentals Ltd, a firm of private investigators, has been prosecuted for breaches of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (the "Acts"). In

Slovenian farm accident to extend scope of compulsory motor insurance

  • William Fry
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  • European Union
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  • September 24 2014

Both motor insurance policies and Irish law will need to be reviewed following a recent judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the

CJEU ruling on VAT groups to impact financial-services sector

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 24 2014

Banks, insurers and other financial services companies across Europe face additional VAT costs following a Court of Justice of the European Union

Is “after-the-event” insurance valid in Ireland?

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • September 24 2014

For the second time this year, the Irish courts have considered the lawfulness and effectiveness of an after-the-event insurance policy (an ATE

Apple stores to be trade marked in Europe

  • William Fry
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  • European Union
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  • September 3 2014

A recent decision of the European courts has determined that retail store layouts are capable of trade mark protection. Apple obtained a trade mark