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European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) what you need to know
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • February 5 2013

The FSA has published a webpage in relation to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) - What you need to know. The webpage includes


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


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


Website disclaimers: escaping liability for misrepresentation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 23 2009

The UK Court of Appeal recently considered the issue of website disclaimers and whether customers of such websites are owed a duty of care for any loss suffered through reliance on negligent misrepresentations made on the sites


Use of binding corporate rules for international data transfers
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 6 2009

Just five companies in the UK are authorised by the Information Commissioner's Office to use binding corporate rules (BCRs) to transfer data outside of the EEA


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

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


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


Ombudsman offices in Ireland and the UK issue insurance-related information
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • November 30 2010

On 23 November 2010, the Irish Financial Services Ombudsman (IFSO) published its bi-annual review, which contains information regarding complaints made against insurers between January and June 2010


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