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Commission grants exemptions from third-party access to Britain-Ireland electricity interconnectors

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2009

The Commission has announced details of amended exemptions from the obligation to grant access to two new electricity interconnectors between the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain to third parties

Disclosure of contracts for difference under transparency rules

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2009

The UK's Financial Services Authority propose to adopt new measures to extend the major shareholding notification obligations in the UK Disclosure and Transparency Rules to shares held through derivatives such as contracts for difference and similar financial instruments

Further changes on the way for UK with-profits rules

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2009

Likely to be of interest to Irish-authorised life assurers, the FSA has issued a consultation paper on with-profits rules

Dysfunctional boards: shareholder activism

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 14 2014

As the green shoots of the Northern Irish economy continue to grow and are reinforced by positive economic data, shareholders are subjecting

FSA expectations of directors and senior management

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • May 30 2009

On 7 May 2009, the FSA's Chief Executive, Hector Sants, made a speech on effective governance and risk management

IFIA briefing paper on UK offshore fund rules

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2009

The tax working group of the IFIA has issued a briefing paper in anticipation of the UK Treasury publishing guidelines implementing the new offshore funds regime which will implement a new tax framework for offshore funds (replacing the current distributing regime with a reporting regime

Website content and defamation: a duty to monitor after initial publication

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2009

A recent UK High Court case has highlighted the danger for website owners of failing to keep website content monitored after its initial publication, from a defamation point of view

Using share awards in a recession

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2009

The focus on the twin pillars of employee costs and executive pay in recent months has turned the spotlight on share-based awards, which are at the heart of some innovative and high-profile initiatives by companies to address the challenges presented by the current business environment

Remit of Small Claims Court extended to business claims

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2010

New legislation has been introduced extending the remit of the Small Claims Procedure to include certain business claims

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