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Employment law podcast series - episode 6 - November 2014

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • November 18 2014

Bryan Dunne, Head of Employment at Matheson, discusses the latest developments in Irish employment law. The podcasts are a key resource in keeping up

Obligation to negotiate in good faith?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2009

Traditionally the common law has refused to recognise a duty to negotiate in good faith in run-of-the-mill transactions between parties acting at arm’s length on the basis that such obligations are too uncertain

Court confirms restrictive approach to mandatory interlocutory injunctions

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • November 20 2012

An injunction is effectively an order restraining a party to which it is directed from taking a particular act or requiring it to take a particular course of action

The Microsoft Warrant case: not just an Irish issue

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • October 8 2014

John O'Connor outlines the latest position in the 'Microsoft Warrant case' where the Cloud provider was ordered by a US Federal Court to produce its

Employer successfully defends constructive dismissal claim

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • March 27 2013

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has ruled in favour of an employer in a highly-publicised case in which a former employee who resigned from her

Compensation awards on the increase for false accusations of shoplifting

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The level of compensation awarded in Circuit Court defamation actions arising from incorrect allegations of shoplifting has risen in recent months. At

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

‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

A number of recent High Court decisions have involved cases in which lenders have taken action against their former legal advisors for negligence

Pregnancy related discrimination leads to high award - Equality Tribunal; Heather Lane v. MBNA (2008)

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 31 2008

The recent case of Heather Lane v. MBNA involved pregnancy related discrimination, which appears to be an increasingly popular ground of complaint

Akzo Nobel case - privilege does not apply to in house lawyers in EU competition law investigations European Court of Justice decision

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • October 11 2010

A recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that internal communications between in-house lawyers and their fellow company employees are not privileged in relation to European Commission (Commission) competition law cases