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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


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


Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 9 2017

At the launch of the report Governor Phillip R. Lane highlighted the key activities undertaken by the Bank during 2016. Governor Lane further set out


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 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 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


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


The Gig Economy: update following the CitySprint decision in the UK (30 January 2017)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 30 2017

A cycle courier in the UK has been successful in arguing before a UK Employment Tribunal that she is entitled to 'worker' status for the


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