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Corporate Governance update May 2014 (13052014)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2014

Two interesting cases under Section 150 of the Companies Act 1990 were heard recently in the High Court. In the first case, Gerdando Ltd (in


Eversheds' Spotlight - the global financial services disputes and investigations (FSDI) briefing - April 2014
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • April 17 2014

France has recently created a new role in the prosecution office, a Public Prosecutor specifically for financial offences with national jurisdiction


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


Dysfunctional boards: shareholder activism
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 14 2014

As the green shoots of the Northern Irish economy continue to grow and are reinforced by positive economic data, shareholders are subjecting


Courts address penalty clauses
  • William Fry
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2014

Contracts sometimes specify the financial consequences of breaching a particular clause, often by detailing in advance the damages payable by the


The evolving role of the company secretary
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

Company secretaries are set to play an even more pivotal role in the management of Irish businesses, thanks to new legislation passing through the


One direction
  • LK Shields
  • Australia, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The mammoth Companies Bill 2012 consolidates the duties and responsibilities of directors in one place. Ruairí Mulrean and William Darmody


Mandatory "say on pay" measures introduced in the UK
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 14 2013

In the UK, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (the Act) has been passed into law, introducing a number of changes to the disclosure and


Goodbye "hello money"?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 2 2013

In the early stages of the horsemeat scandal, the Government announced that a statutory code of conduct to regulate the retail sector and eliminate


Corporate manslaughter - update
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 18 2012

Another UK company has been charged with Corporate Manslaughter. A Norfolk garden nursery, PS & JE Ward, has been charged in relation to the death of an