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Damages for data breaches? Controllers beware
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

The Court of Appeal in the UK has decided that damages for data protection breaches can no longer be limited to economic damage. Instead, following


The Recast Insolvency Regulation
  • William Fry
  • European Union
  • May 21 2015

On 20 May 2015 the European Parliament adopted a recast of the European Insolvency Regulation. The Recast Regulation is in line with the EU's current


Directors personally liable for company debts arising from reckless trading
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

The High Court has found two former directors of a car dealership in Dublin, Appleyard Motors Limited (In Liquidation) (Appleyard), personally liable


Employer’s failure to reasonably accommodate employee leads to 20,000 award
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

The Equality Tribunal recently held that an employer failed in its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee with MS when it


First UK case on e-cigarettes in the workplace
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

In March of last year we looked at the issue of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in the workplace and some pending cases in the UK. The Employment


MasterChef US: a recipe for uncertainty
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

The Commercial Court of England & Wales has recently ruled that an unsigned agreement can bind parties, even where it is expressly stated in the


TV Catchup case battles on with second CJEU referral
  • William Fry
  • European Union
  • May 18 2015

The long-running case brought by ITV and other broadcasters against TV Catchup Limited continues with a second referral to the Court of Justice of


Dude, that’s my logo!
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2015

The High Court of England and Wales recently decided on a case concerning the ownership in copyright of the famous innocent smoothie logo, the cartoon


Ramsay’s signature nightmare
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2015

A UK Court has found that an individual can be bound by the terms of a guarantee executed by an agent using a signature writing machine. The case


Private health insurer recovers surgical costs of replacing defective medical products
  • William Fry
  • European Union
  • April 13 2015

The European Court of Justice has held that a manufacturer of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators must reimburse a private health