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Commission grants exemptions from third-party access to Britain-Ireland electricity interconnectors
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • February 23 2009

The Commission has announced details of amended exemptions from the obligation to grant access to two new electricity interconnectors between the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain to third parties


Disclosure of contracts for difference under transparency rules
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 18 2009

The UK's Financial Services Authority propose to adopt new measures to extend the major shareholding notification obligations in the UK Disclosure and Transparency Rules to shares held through derivatives such as contracts for difference and similar financial instruments


Record award from EAT in redundancy dismissal case
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 23 2010

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has awarded 175,000 to a former manager of a software company who was unfairly dismissed


UK Bribery Act 2010 has implications for Irish companies doing business in UK
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

The UK Bribery Act 2010 has recently received Royal Assent and is expected to come into force later this year


New UK Corporate Governance Code replaces "Combined Code" and ISE plan consultation on similar revision for Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 1 2010

On 28 May 2010, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in the UK published the final version of the UK Corporate Governance (the Code) which replaces the Combined Code


High Court dismisses claim against EAT
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 15 2010

The High Court has dismissed a claim taken by two former security industry employees against the EAT following its decision not to hear their unfair dismissal claims


Website content and defamation: a duty to monitor after initial publication
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 8 2009

A recent UK High Court case has highlighted the danger for website owners of failing to keep website content monitored after its initial publication, from a defamation point of view


Using share awards in a recession
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 15 2009

The focus on the twin pillars of employee costs and executive pay in recent months has turned the spotlight on share-based awards, which are at the heart of some innovative and high-profile initiatives by companies to address the challenges presented by the current business environment


A warning to disciplinary panels of regulatory bodies: the impact of “Bloodgate” goes beyond sport
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • August 15 2011

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


CJEU referral when does an employer's obligation to consult in a collective redundancy arise?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 28 2011

The Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom recently referred the vexed question of the timing of the obligation to consult in a collective redundancy to the CJEU