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Irish High Court refers Facebook privacy case to European court

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • June 24 2014

The High Court, in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner, 18 June 2014, has referred questions arising to the Court of Justice of the European Union

“You may delay, but time will not” Benjamin Franklin

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 19 2014

This High Court decision delivered on 30 May, 2014 serves as an important reminder of the potentially fatal nature of a delay on the part of a

Court of Justice rules that web-browsing is not copyright infringement

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 5 2014

In a much anticipated judgment issued on 5 June 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") in Case C-36013 Public Relations

Dispute resolution update: making amends - procedures and outcomes

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 3 2014

A common over-riding concern of defendants to defamation proceedings is the amount of costs they will be liable for should they lose the proceedings

Changes in monetary jurisdictions of the Irish Courts

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Changes contained in the Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 will increase the monetary jurisdiction of the District and Circuit

Media injunction obtained against TV3 over archive material

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Two aunts of a man serving a life sentence for murder obtained a prohibition order against TV3. Mary McKeon and Lorraine Reilly issued proceedings

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

Irish High Court has no jurisdiction in internet defamation claim

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2014

A recent Irish case, CSI Manufacturing Ltd v. Dun and Bradstreet ruled on whether the Irish courts have jurisdiction to hear defamation proceedings

Government opens Irish family law courts to the media for court reporting

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Irish Constitution provides that justice must be heard in public. The determination of family law matters by the courts is one exception to this

Court considers internet defamation and jurisdiction

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 25 2014

A recent case addressed whether Irish courts have jurisdiction to deal with defamation proceedings if the alleged online defamation was published by a