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Calculating holiday pay lock down what you should be paying
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2015

In recent conjoined UK Tribunal cases (Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and SM and Amec Group Ltd v Laws) (the "UK Cases") the


Corporate Governance update May 2014 (13052014)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2014

Two interesting cases under Section 150 of the Companies Act 1990 were heard recently in the High Court. In the first case, Gerdando Ltd (in


Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Ireland
  • September 6 2016

Gareth Murphy, Director of Market Supervision in the CBI has resigned. A replacement is yet to be announced and Mr Murphy will remain at the CBI


Dysfunctional boards: shareholder activism
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 14 2014

As the green shoots of the Northern Irish economy continue to grow and are reinforced by positive economic data, shareholders are subjecting


Brexit and EU law - How does the European Union (EU) enter into trading agreements with third countries? It's mainly about competence
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 15 2016

Brexit is now bringing into sharper focus the way in which nations and economic blocs seek to negotiate international trade agreements. Ireland's


Baroness Hogg warns of greater regulation unless stewardship improves
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 8 2012

At the International Corporate Governance Network conference in London in March, Baroness Hogg, Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council in the UK (FRC), warned that the European Commission is likely to seek to impose greater levels of regulation on investors unless stewardship is significantly improved


A warning to disciplinary panels of regulatory bodies: the impact of "Bloodgate" goes beyond sport
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2011

Many people will remember the infamous fake blood incident that tarnished the sport of rugby union which became known as "Bloodgate"


The UK's Financial Reporting Council opens consultation on gender diversity on boards
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 24 2011

The Financial Reporting Council in the UK (the FRC) has opened a consultation on whether the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code) should be amended to include a requirement on listed companies to publish their policy on the issue of gender diversity on boards and to report on the progress made in achieving the objectives set out in this policy on an annual basis


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


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