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

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • 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
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • 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

Corporate Governance update May 2014 (13052014)

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2014

Two interesting cases under Section 150 of the Companies Act 1990 were heard recently in the High Court. In the first case, Gerdando Ltd (in

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
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  • 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

Whistleblowing legislation commences

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The long awaited Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act) comes into effect today. The Act provides comprehensive whistleblowing protection for

Is a bank customer who borrows to invest in property a consumer?

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2014

Many financial institutions have traditionally treated the smaller, yet sophisticated, borrowerinvestor as a commercial customer rather than a

Website disclaimers: escaping liability for misrepresentation

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 23 2009

The UK Court of Appeal recently considered the issue of website disclaimers and whether customers of such websites are owed a duty of care for any loss suffered through reliance on negligent misrepresentations made on the sites

Protected Disclosures Act 2014 - a new era for whistleblowing in Ireland

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 16 2014

The Government recently announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act). This long-awaited piece of legislation represents

Commercialising your IP

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

Intellectual Property is increasingly being recognised as a valuable asset of many businesses. Ivan Waide, IP & Technology Partner at A&L Goodbody

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

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • 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