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First award for penalisation of a whistleblower
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 13 2016

In the first award for penalisation under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014, a care assistant has been awarded 17,500 after making what the Labour

2016 Mid-Year Securities Litigation and Enforcement Highlights
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • July 29 2016

Welcome to the 2016 Mid-Year Report From the BakerHostetler Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Practice Team. The purpose is to provide

Special accommodation costs in catastrophic cases
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • October 21 2016

The recent decision of Charlotte Barry in the Supreme Court shed light on what was previously an unclear topic in Irish law: the calculation of

2016 Global Data Breach Notification Guide
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, USA, Canada, France, Ireland
  • August 1 2016

In your jurisdiction, are there legal requirements for organizations to provide notice of a breach of security for personal data or other company

Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent

'Equality of arms' pervades High Court decision on exchange of expert evidence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 30 2015

The recent High Court judgment in Harrington v Cork City Council clarified a party's disclosure obligations where one party holds no expert

Privacy Shield and the Future of Europe
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • July 12 2016

For the second time in less than a month, Europe stands on the threshold of history. As many Europeans are still trying to wrap their heads around

To disclose or not disclose expert commentary
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 29 2014

Previously, in the case of Payne v Shovlin, both the High Court and the Supreme Court attempted to clarify the position on precisely what obligation

"A roof is a roof": High Court decision signals a new "awning" for smoking areas in licensed premises
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2010

On Wednesday, the High Court ruled that a retractable canvas awning was a "roof" within the meaning of the Public Health (Control of Tobacco) Acts and therefore in breach of the smoking ban

Interim injunctions and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 4 2011

The launch of a generic product onto the marketplace in competition with a patented pharmaceutical product can have devastating effects on an originator company's market position and pricing strategy