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Are damages an adequate remedy for breach of contract where the contract contains a clause limiting the amount of damage
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2014

The English Court of Appeal has held that a claimant seeking an injunction to prevent an alleged wrongful termination of a contract was entitled to


High Court disqualifies Bailey brothers for 7 years
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 3 2014

On 9 December 2013 Finlay Geoghegan J. Made disqualification orders against two company directors, Michael Bailey and Thomas Bailey of Bovale


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


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


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


Solicitors' undertakings regarding payments
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 20 2011

A recent case raised the question of whether a solicitor's undertaking in respect of future payments to be made to a client company constituted a charge over the book debts of that company within the meaning of the Companies Act 1963


Supreme Court decides that companies cannot be restricted under section 150
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 31 2008

The Supreme Court decided on 16 December 2008 in the Worldport Ireland Limited case that bodies corporate or companies cannot be restricted under Section 150 of the Companies Act 1990


European order for payment procedure: a new method of debt recovery
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 20 2009

On the 12 December 2008, Council Regulation (18962006) creating a European order for payment procedure, came into effect in Ireland


Brian Farrell v XSIL Corporation Limited, XSIL Limited and XSIL Technology Limited (UD19802009)
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 6 2011

The claimant was employed as CEO of all three of the respondent companies


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