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Directors disqualified for misconduct
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 10 2014

Property developers Michael and Thomas Bailey have been disqualified from acting as directors of Irish companies for seven years due to what the High


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


Withholding consent in a commercial context what’s reasonable?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 13 2012

In the recent case of Porton Capital Technology Funds & Ors v 3M UK Holdings Ltd & Anor the English High Court considered the relevant principles to be applied where a Share Purchase Agreement provided that the purchaser of the business could not cease to carry on the business without the vendor’s consent, such consent “not to be unreasonably withheld”


Restriction order made against managing director & assistant marketing manager of construction company
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 26 2013

The High Court has made a restriction order under section 150 of the Companies Act 1990 against the managing director of a construction company and


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


Commercial Law Update: CJEU Decision - Implications for Business-to-Consumer Contracts
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 10 2016

Sellers that trade online with EU consumers need to ensure that their standard terms of business are fair and communicated in plain language to the


Eversheds' Spotlight - the global financial services disputes and investigations (FSDI) briefing - April 2014
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) 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


Court confirms D&O cover available to directors in derivative action
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • October 30 2013

"Side A" directors and officers ("D&O") insurance typically provides cover to directors where a company is unable to indemnify its directors for


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


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