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


Data Subject Access Requests - Proportionality and Motive
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2017

The UK Court of Appeal has clarified the scope of the disproportionate effort exemption, and the relevance of motive, when responding to Data Subject


UK Supreme Court provides helpful guidance on the characterisation of unlawful distributions of a company's capital to shareholders
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • February 22 2011

A regular feature of corporate reorganisations is the transfer of assets (including shares) by one company in a group to another group company as part of a change in corporate ownership


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


Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 3 2017

The Guidance which is aimed at Credit and Financial Institutions who are required to file a Risk Evaluation Questionnaire ("REQ"), provides


The GDPR; A Guide for Businesses
  • A&L Goodbody
  • OECD, United Kingdom, European Union, Ireland
  • October 7 2016

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was initially published in January 2012, and finally adopted on 27 April 2016. It will


Are damages an adequate remedy for breach of contract where the contract contains a clause limiting the amount of damage
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2014

The English Court of Appeal has held that a claimant seeking an injunction to prevent an alleged wrongful termination of a contract was entitled to


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