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Accessing your data in contentious matters comparing UK and Irish approaches
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 13 2015

In recent months, the UK High Court examined the circumstances in which an individual can make an access request for their personal data (a subject


Contracts manifestly contrary to Irish public policy implications for contingent fee arrangements and third party funding?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • August 11 2015

The Irish High Court recently declined to recognise an English judgment in respect of a gambling debt on the basis that to do so would be manifestly


The multi-million dollar copyright battle over ‘Happy Birthday to You’
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • August 6 2015

Despite common belief, a US music publisher claims that copyright in one of the most performed songs in the world, 'Happy Birthday to You', is still


Injunction refused as the Irish Times fails to keep up with the Times
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • August 5 2015

On 27 July 2015, the Irish Commercial Court refused to grant an interlocutory injunction in favour of The Irish Times restraining the UK based


Fund raising in Ireland
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • August 5 2015

So far, 2015 has proven to be another busy and fruitful year for the Irish funds industry. Some welcome developments have emerged and the statistics


From collective redundancies to collective bargaining, what’s new?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

In our March update, we looked at the Opinion of the Advocate General ("AG") of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") on the meaning of


Record award of 1.25 million by the Employment Appeals Tribunal to Chief Executive
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 27 2015

A recent landmark decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") is significant not only for the size of the award in favour of Mr. Philip Smith


When the levee breaks: UK Court quashes levy-free private copying exception
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

From Shawn Fanning setting up the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing service Napster in 1999 to the recent rise of online music streaming services such


Refusing medical treatment - advance care directives
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 20 2015

The High Court has recently ruled that an acutely ill and profoundly disabled 10 year old girl in State care should not be resuscitated or receive


The battle for priority: a victory for banks, but for how long?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 14 2015

The Supreme Court has held that a floating charge, crystallised by notice, prior to the commencement of a winding up, ranks ahead of preferential