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Corporate governance update - October 2014
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Global, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2014

The Report and Final stages of the Companies Bill 2012 were completed on 30 September 2014 in the Seanad, when all of the 164 amendments tabled by


Tribunal rules employee did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in regard to his work emails
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2014

In Atkinson v Community Gateway Association UKEAT045712, the UK EAT held that accessing an employee's emails, in the course of a disciplinary


Parental leave directive transposed
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2013

New parental leave Regulations were signed by the Minister for Justice and Equality on 8 March last. The Regulations are designed to give effect to


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


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


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


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


Labour court update a new departure in interpreting the employment equality acts?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 18 2013

On appeal from the Equality Tribunal, the Labour Court held that differences in the level of redundancy payments paid to the complainants, as


Whistleblowing legislation commences
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

The long awaited Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act) comes into effect today. The Act provides comprehensive whistleblowing protection for


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