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Professional regulation and discipline: “misconduct” and “poor professional performance” in Irish law

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • February 12 2015

In 2012, rejecting the advice of its legal assessor, the Fitness to Practise Committee (“FPC”) of the Medical Council (the “Council”) recommended to

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Interim injunctions and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 4 2011

The launch of a generic product onto the marketplace in competition with a patented pharmaceutical product can have devastating effects on an originator company's market position and pricing strategy

Apple HealthKit - the rise of the mobile health app and its data protection implications

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • Ireland
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  • December 22 2014

With the launch of iOS 8 Apple included a new developer framework called HealthKit. The premise of HealthKit is simple: an operating system wide

New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently

Clinical trial agreements: Five key concepts

  • LK Shields
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  • Ireland
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  • January 24 2013

Clinical trials play a pivotal role in the development of market-safe pharmaceuticals and medical devices and, needless to say, sit within an

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
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  • June 28 2011

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

Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent

HIQA guidance on key performance indicators to monitor quality of healthcare

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 16 2010

In September 2010 the Health Information and Quality Authority ("HIQA") issued a new guidance note entitled Guidance on Developing Key Performance Indicators and Minimum Data Sets to Monitor Healthcare Quality

The codeine regulations: a bitter pill to swallow?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 16 2010

August 2010 saw the introduction of guidance by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland on 'Non-Prescription Medicinal Products Containing Codeine' (the "Guidance"