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Smith & anor v Financial Services Ombudsman & anor 2014 IEHC 40

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2014

The High Court, in a decision handed down on 4 February last - Smith & anor v Financial Services Ombudsman & anor 2014 IEHC 40, considered the

What does "consent not to be unreasonably withheld" mean in a commercial agreement?

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 7 2012

The UK High Court in Porton Capital Technology Funds v 3M UK Holdings Ltd & 3M Company 2011 EWHC 2895 (Comm) recently considered the meaning of the phrase "which shall not be unreasonably withheld" in the context of a requirement to obtain a party's consent in a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA

Shah -v- HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2012 EWHC 1283

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 29 2012

The English High Court has delivered judgment in the long-running dispute between HSBC Private Bank and a former customer of HSBC, Mr. Jayesh Shah

Establishing the pecking order - Jack Wills wins in trade mark dispute with House of Fraser over bird logo

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 17 2014

The UK's High Court has ruled in favour of Jack Wills (a UK and online casual clothing brand) in a trade mark infringement claim brought against

Assessing compensation for termination of a commercial agent's agreement: the law after McQuillan v McCormick

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 19 2010

The application of the "compensation" principle in the European Communities (Commercial Agents) Regulations 1994 and 1997 (the Regulations) has the potential to cause an injustice in the case of a principal who gives proper notice of termination of the agency, in that there is no guidance given in the Regulations on the calculation of the "compensation" due to the agent in such circumstances

A guide to Northern Irish property law and practice - as compared to England and Wales. Part 1: general principles and legislation

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 10 2013

In substance Northern Irish property law is largely based on similar concepts to English property law. The following points are some of those which

UK Supreme Court provides helpful guidance on the characterisation of unlawful distributions of a company's capital to shareholders

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 22 2011

A regular feature of corporate reorganisations is the transfer of assets (including shares) by one company in a group to another group company as part of a change in corporate ownership

A guide to Northern Irish property law and practice - as compared to England and Wales. Part 3: landlord and tenant law

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 10 2013

Although the basic concepts of Northern Irish law remain the same as those operating in England, there are some important differences.Since the last

The rule in Re Hastings-Bass

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 5 2011

The Court of Appeal in the UK has determined that the rule in Hastings-Bass has been misinterpreted and is much narrower than subsequent cases suggested

Lender claims: solicitor or valuer negligence

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 15 2010

With the recession showing no signs of abating, and property prices remaining static, recent trends in the Northern Ireland Courts are now beginning to clearly show an influx of claims by financial institutions who are seeking to recoup lost value arising out of disastrous property transactions