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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


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


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


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


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


FRC issue consultation on revisions to ISA (UK and Ireland) 700 on auditor's report
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have issued a consultation on revisions to ISA (UK and Ireland) 700 entitled "the Auditor's report on financial


ABI guidelines regarding private investigators
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • November 5 2014

On 3 October 2014, the Association of British Insurers in the UK issued guidelines regarding the use of private investigators (PIs) by insurers. Key


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


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