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Are damages an adequate remedy for breach of contract where the contract contains a clause limiting the amount of damage

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2014

The English Court of Appeal has held that a claimant seeking an injunction to prevent an alleged wrongful termination of a contract was entitled to

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • 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

Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence