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US Government Successfully Applies to Participate in European Data Privacy Case in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • July 21 2016

The last two weeks have seen significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic in legal cases concerning international data privacy law. First


Court confirms restrictive approach to mandatory interlocutory injunctions
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 20 2012

An injunction is effectively an order restraining a party to which it is directed from taking a particular act or requiring it to take a particular course of action


Can an Employer Actually be Held Liable for an Employee that Seriously Assaults a Customer?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 12 2016

In the latest Episode of Matheson’s Employment Law Podcast series, Bryan Dunne discusses a recent decision of the UK Supreme Court which deals with


Meaning of a "perpetual" licence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 15 2010

In a recent case, BMS Computer Solutions Limited v AB Agri Limited, the UK High Court considered the meaning of the term "perpetual" in the context of a software licensing agreement


The Microsoft Warrant case: not just an Irish issue
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, USA
  • October 8 2014

John O'Connor outlines the latest position in the 'Microsoft Warrant case' where the Cloud provider was ordered by a US Federal Court to produce its


Compensation awards on the increase for false accusations of shoplifting
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2014

The level of compensation awarded in Circuit Court defamation actions arising from incorrect allegations of shoplifting has risen in recent months. At


Waiver of conditions precedent
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 24 2012

A recent High Court decision will bring increased discipline to the commercial reality and market practice of dealing with the waiver of any condition precedent required under the terms of a transaction


Akzo Nobel case - privilege does not apply to in house lawyers in EU competition law investigations European Court of Justice decision
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 11 2010

A recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that internal communications between in-house lawyers and their fellow company employees are not privileged in relation to European Commission (Commission) competition law cases


Derivative actions and exceptions to Foss v Harbottle
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 4 2012

As a general rule, Irish law does not permit a shareholder to bring an action on behalf of the company in which it holds shares and treats the company itself as the proper plaintiff


Obligation to negotiate in good faith?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • November 30 2009

Traditionally the common law has refused to recognise a duty to negotiate in good faith in run-of-the-mill transactions between parties acting at arm’s length on the basis that such obligations are too uncertain