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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


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


Protected Disclosures Act 2014 - a new era for whistleblowing in Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 16 2014

The Government recently announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act). This long-awaited piece of legislation represents


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”


Women on boards Davies review Annual Report 2014
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 8 2014

In March 2014, the third Annual Report on women on boards measuring progress made following Lord Davies' Report in 2011 was published. The key


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


Consultation on liquor licensing reform
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 8 2012

The Department for Social Development (DSD) has launched a public consultation on a range of measures aimed at reforming and modernising liquor licensing legislation in Northern Ireland


Knowledge box - Ireland's new IP tax incentive
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • November 10 2014

In the Irish Government Budget for the forthcoming year published on 14 October, it was announced that the so called 'Double Irish' tax mechanism was