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Allegation of oppression of minority shareholder rejected by the High Court
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 21 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


OCS v DAA appeal: Supreme Court judgment on automatic suspension - 30 January 2015
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 20 2015

On 30 January 2015, Mr Justice Frank Clarke issued a detailed judgment outlining the reasons for the Supreme Court's dismissal of an appeal by Dublin


Director's restrictions
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 3 2015

On 13 January 2015 Barrett J handed down three judgments in applications to restrict directors under Section 150 of the Companies Act 1990


High Court clarifies limitation period for agreements for sale based on breach of contract
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 13 2015

In the recent case of Murphy v Joe O'Toole & Sons Ltd & Anor 2014 IEHC 486, Baker J. held that the limitation period for an agreement for the sale


New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently


Ireland’s Commercial Court: a decade of innovation in commercial litigation
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • August 10 2015

The Commercial Court has operated as a division of the High Court since January 2004. The court has fundamentally changed commercial litigation in


Limits to company representation in litigation
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 12 2015

A recent High Court decision reconsidered the circumstances in which a shareholder or director may represent a company in legal proceedings


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


High Court makes winding up order
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 26 2013

The High Court recently made an order to wind up a company, Ely Property Group Ltd, on the basis that it was deemed unable to pay its debts by reason


IDEA January 2013
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • February 26 2013

2013 is underway with a higher degree of activity than is normally seen this early in the year. Economic prospects and commercial activities are both