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The rule in Re Hastings-Bass
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 5 2011

The Court of Appeal in the UK has determined that the rule in Hastings-Bass has been misinterpreted and is much narrower than subsequent cases suggested


What does "consent not to be unreasonably withheld" mean in a commercial agreement?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • February 7 2012

The UK High Court in Porton Capital Technology Funds v 3M UK Holdings Ltd & 3M Company 2011 EWHC 2895 (Comm) recently considered the meaning of the phrase "which shall not be unreasonably withheld" in the context of a requirement to obtain a party's consent in a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA


Shah -v- HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2012 EWHC 1283
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2012

The English High Court has delivered judgment in the long-running dispute between HSBC Private Bank and a former customer of HSBC, Mr. Jayesh Shah


A guide to Northern Irish property law and practice - as compared to England and Wales. Part 1: general principles and legislation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 10 2013

In substance Northern Irish property law is largely based on similar concepts to English property law. The following points are some of those which


A guide to Northern Irish property law and practice - as compared to England and Wales. Part 3: landlord and tenant law
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 10 2013

Although the basic concepts of Northern Irish law remain the same as those operating in England, there are some important differences.Since the last


The law on bribery and corruption in Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • February 21 2012

Corruption is defined in the Department of Justice’s White Paper on White Collar Crime as “the misuse of public entrusted power for private gain”


Brexit or Britremain: What can the UK learn from the Irish experience of EU referendums?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 7 2016

Ireland’s nine European Union-related referendums might provide some insight on how the UK’s “Brexit” or “Britremain” referendum could turn out on 23


Assessing compensation for termination of a commercial agent's agreement: the law after McQuillan v McCormick
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 19 2010

The application of the "compensation" principle in the European Communities (Commercial Agents) Regulations 1994 and 1997 (the Regulations) has the potential to cause an injustice in the case of a principal who gives proper notice of termination of the agency, in that there is no guidance given in the Regulations on the calculation of the "compensation" due to the agent in such circumstances


Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence


Commercialising your IP
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 19 2014

Intellectual Property is increasingly being recognised as a valuable asset of many businesses. Ivan Waide, IP & Technology Partner at A&L Goodbody