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Trying to put the genie back in the bottle: the difficulties of online defamation

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 14 2014

The extent to which internet hosting sites can be found liable for hosting defamatory comments is due to come under scrutiny by the Supreme Court

Bitter sweet finding for sweet manufacturer

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • August 8 2014

Two former employees of the sweet manufacturer Ferrero were held by the Employment Appeals Tribunal to have been unfairly dismissed after their

Examinership lite comes into effect

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • August 8 2014

Earlier this year we summarised the provisions contained in the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (the "Act") which granted the Circuit

High Court guidance on contribution demands

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2014

The High Court recently gave a judgment in a case concerning an employer contribution demand made by The Trustees of the Omega Pharma Ireland Pension

Recent High Court decision on "all sums due guarantee"

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • August 8 2014

The High Court has recently overridden the terms of an "all sums due guarantee" on the basis of oral evidence of the guarantors. A limited recourse

Equality Tribunal awards 81,000 to employee for discrimination on the grounds of gender and disability

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • August 8 2014

An NUIG employee has been awarded 81,000 for discrimination on the grounds of gender and disability. She had been engaged on a series of

Judgment delivered in ‘Omega Pharma’ case

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2014

Judgment was delivered in the case of Holloway & Others v Damianus BV & Others (known as the "Omega Pharma" case) on 25 July 2014. Overview The Court

Part-time driver awarded 6 months' salary for discriminatory dismissal on ground of age

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2014

The Equality Tribunal has ruled that an employee whose employment was terminated on the basis of a compulsory retirement age was discriminated

Entitlement to annual leave on death

  • William Fry
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • August 8 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union recently reaffirmed that a worker's annual leave entitlement, outstanding at the time of death, passes to

Court paves the way for transfer of PRSA funds abroad

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 8 2014

The Irish High Court recently provided some useful clarification in the area of the transfer of personal retirement savings accounts ("PRSAs"