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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


Once-off provision of incorrect information to a single consumer a 'misleading commercial practice'
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 12 2015

The ECJ has held in the case of Nemzeti Fogyasztóvédelmi Hatóság v UPC Magyarország Kft (Case C-38813) that an incorrect communication to a single


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


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


High Court confirms that receivership status can attache to companies owning property for a third party
  • Eversheds
  • 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


Pre-incorporation Contracts
  • William Fry
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 13 2016

Section 45 of the Companies Act 2014 deals with "pre-incorporation" contracts, i.e. contracts purported to be entered into by or on behalf of a


The latest round in the "battle of the forms"
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 12 2015

Suppliers and purchasers will be familiar with the concept of a “battle of the forms”. This arises where both the supplier and purchaser of goods or


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


Case of the month Doherty v Donohoe and Ors 2014 IEHC 187 (09062014)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • June 10 2014

In Doherty v Donohoe & Ors 2014 IEHC 187, the High Court refused to make an order under section 150 of the Companies Act 1990 in respect of three