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Directors personally liable for company debts arising from reckless trading
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

The High Court has found two former directors of a car dealership in Dublin, Appleyard Motors Limited (In Liquidation) (Appleyard), personally liable


Source code escrow - case law developments
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 21 2015

Those involved in technology deals express differing views on source code escrow. These views range from resignation that the supplier won't agree to


No restriction for nominal director
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 13 2015

A recent High Court decision appears to depart from established case law regarding restriction applications against non-executive or nominal directors


Commercial Court business reflects economic transition
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 23 2015

The profile of the Irish courts' civil business tends to reflect the economic cycle. The current transitional phase is evident in court statistics


High Court confirms that receivership status can attache to companies owning property for a third party
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland
  • April 15 2015

Where a receiver is appointed over a company's assets the company must show this on its business stationery. The Companies Registration Office's


High Court awards damages for breach of oral contract
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 7 2015

In Hennigan v Roadstone Wood Ltd 2015 IEHC 326, the High Court awarded a Plaintiff damages for breach of contract and misrepresentation despite the


Court of Appeal re-establishes case law on disqualification of directors
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 26 2016

Director of Corporate Enforcement -v- Walsh & ors 2016 IECA 2 concerned an appeal by the Director of Corporate Enforcement (the Director) against a


Case of the month: allegation of oppression of minority shareholder rejected by the High Court
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 14 2015

In Hamill -v- Vantage Resources Limited & Anor 2015 IEHC 195, High Court, Binchy J, 20 March 2015 the petitioner claimed that he had been oppressed


Capital reductions in Ireland
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • December 15 2015

New procedures for approving capital reductions are set out in the Companies Act 2014, which came into operation on 1 June 2015. A capital reduction


Director found guilty of making fraudulent representations to creditor
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 3 2014

A former director of Custom House Capital Limited (CHC) was recently found by the High Court to have fraudulently misrepresented to an investor that