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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

Disciplinary proceedings - can a sanction be increased on appeal?

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • October 8 2014

Elizabeth McMillan was employed as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist by the NHS Foundation Trust. She was subject to disciplinary

Case of the month: Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • September 16 2014

In Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333 the court refused the plaintiff's application (a pharmacist owner) seeking to enforce a term in 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

"A roof is a roof": High Court decision signals a new "awning" for smoking areas in licensed premises

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • May 24 2010

On Wednesday, the High Court ruled that a retractable canvas awning was a "roof" within the meaning of the Public Health (Control of Tobacco) Acts and therefore in breach of the smoking ban

BUPA loses Irish state aid appeal

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • February 29 2008

On 12 February, the Court of First Instance (CFI) issued its judgment in Case T-28903, dismissing an application by BUPA to annul a decision of the European Commission (the Commission) in respect of a risk equalisation system for the private medical insurance sector in Ireland

New definition of “money purchase benefits”: consultation on implementation

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 21 2013

New definition of "money purchase benefits": consultation on implementation The Department for Work and Pensions ("DWP") has published its

New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • January 10 2011

New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation (the "Rules"), under which a High Court judge may adjourn legal proceedings to allow the parties to engage in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), may yield an increase in the number of medical negligence claims being settled through mediation, conciliation or other forms of ADR

To disclose or not disclose expert commentary

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 27 2014

Historically, there has been some confusion over the exact interpretation of the disclosure rules. Previously, in Payne v Shovlin both the High