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Types of dispute resolution

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • June 25 2010

Large commercial disputes are generally resolved through High Court litigation

Fairfield Sentry case: Irish implications

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • British Virgin Islands, Ireland
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  • August 24 2012

A recent appeal heard by the Eastern Caribbean Court in respect of the on-going Fairfield BVI litigation is of interest to fund investors in respect of whether or not redemption proceeds lead to unjust enrichment, in circumstances where it subsequently becomes clear that the actual fund value was zero

High Court decision highlights the vulnerable position of non-marital fathers

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2010

The recent High Court decision in J. McB. v L.E. confirms the precarious nature of the rights of non-marital fathers

ECJ ruling on French withholding tax finds it discriminatory

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 19 2012

The European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) recently ruled that the existing policy of imposing withholding tax on dividends paid by French companies to investment funds established in other EU Member States was not compatible with European Union (“EU”) law

Converted floating charge still ranks behind preferential creditors

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • March 30 2011

In J.D. Brian Ltd (in liquidation) & Others the High Court held that, where a floating charge crystallised prior to the commencement of a winding-up, the preferential creditors still had priority pursuant to in section 285 of the Companies Act 1963 over the holder of what had become a fixed charge

Retirement age: latest update from Europe

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • November 11 2011

The Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2008 (the ‘EEAs’) prohibit discrimination in employment on nine separate grounds, one of which is age

The good wife: security for loans and the rights of spouses

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • July 22 2013

In Goodbody Stockbrokers v Allied Irish Banks and Patterson1 Goodbody stockbrokers sought to resolve a situation where it was facing competing

A quick guide to judicial review - Ireland

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • June 24 2013

Put simply, judicial review is the legal procedure which enables persons (including legal persons) to challenge the decisions of public bodies made

Prenuptial agreements

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • France, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2010

The Supreme Court Judges in England have been pondering over the decision in the Granatino -v- Radmacher case, following the Court hearing in March 2010

Duty to give reasons for administrative decisions

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • June 21 2013

In December 2012, the Supreme Court overturned a High Court decision whereby decision-makers have a duty to provide reasons for their decisions. This