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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

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

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

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
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • 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

ISS issues United Kingdom and Ireland proxy voting guidelines

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 10 2015

The Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has, for the first time, issued standalone UK and Ireland voting guidelines which are effective for

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

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

Calculating holiday pay lock down what you should be paying

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2015

In recent conjoined UK Tribunal cases (Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and SM and Amec Group Ltd v Laws) (the "UK Cases") the

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

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • 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 warning to disciplinary panels of regulatory bodies: the impact of "Bloodgate" goes beyond sport

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 28 2011

Many people will remember the infamous fake blood incident that tarnished the sport of rugby union which became known as "Bloodgate"