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ISE "comply or explain" with UK Corporate Governance Code

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2010

With effect from 30 September 2010, the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) requires Irish listed companies to comply with or explain why they have not complied with the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code

UK Bribery Act comes into force on 1 July 2011

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • June 14 2011

The UK Bribery Act will come into force on 1 July 2011. The Act has potential implications for Irish companies and partnerships carrying on business in the UK

Insurance

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Germany, Global, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 31 2012

On 1 August 2012, the Central Bank of Ireland published a presentation on the ORSA (own risk and solvency assessment) Reporting Framework for Medium-Low and Low Impact Undertakings, given in the Alexander Hotel in Dublin during July

FRC issue consultation on revisions to ISA (UK and Ireland) 700 on auditor's report

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have issued a consultation on revisions to ISA (UK and Ireland) 700 entitled "the Auditor's report on financial

UK's Information Commissioner issues first monetary penalties for serious data protection breaches

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2010

On 24 November 2010, the UK's Information Commissioner issued two organisations with substantial fines for serious breaches of the UK Data Protection Act 1998

Director liability for environmental clean up

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 8 2011

On 3 March 2011, Mr Justice Edwards in the High Court held that the courts do not have jurisdiction to pierce the corporate veil and impose so called "fall back" liability on directors personally for environmental cleanup

UK Supreme Court allows evidence of 'without prejudice' negotiations to aid interpretation of a settlement agreement

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 9 2010

In the recent case of Oceanbulk Shipping and Trading SA v TMT Asia Ltd, October 27, 2010, (Oceanbulk) the UK Supreme Court held there should be an exception to the 'without prejudice' rule for facts communicated between the parties in the course of 'without prejudice' negotiations where such facts would assist the court to construe an agreement that resulted from the negotiations

Recent developments in corporate governance

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2012

We have set out here a round-up of some of the recent developments in corporate governance over the last month

Lender claims: solicitor or valuer negligence

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • 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

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