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Vicarious liability extended?

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • November 7 2014

The High Court recently decided that the Health Service Executive (HSE) owed a duty of care to a property owner whose property was damaged when the

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

Does redress resolve the symphysiotomy issue in Ireland?

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • Ireland
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  • November 11 2014

Today the Irish government announced details of the symphysiotomy redress scheme. This is yet another redress scheme coming on the back of the

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

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

Risks for practitioners who don't keep their professional competence requirements up to date

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • November 12 2013

With the increasing attention on professional competence requirements, practitioners must be aware of their obligations and the implications of

Plain packaging of tobacco products: a further look here and there

  • Baldwins
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2014

In our last newsletter we discussed plain packaging of tobacco products in New Zealand and Australia. This month, we take a look at the situation in

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

Construction activity in the pharmaceutical waste and energy sectors - a different contractual landscape

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • November 19 2009

Centre stage at the moment, in terms of the construction industry in Ireland, is the significant contraction of the industry

The arrival of generic substitution and reference pricing in Ireland

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 3 2013

The Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013 (the "Act") introduces a system of generic substitution, which enables pharmacists to