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Principal shareholder of company refused permission to legally represent company in High Court proceedings
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 21 2015

The High Court in a recent decision has made it clear that only in exceptional circumstances will it exercise its discretion to allow a shareholder


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


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


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


Getting down to business in the Commercial Court
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 20 2012

The vast majority of cases admitted to the list have been commercial claims with a value in excess of 1 million (1165 in total


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


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


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


Directors: beware Section 139
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • November 3 2011

Section 139 doesn't often find itself being relied on in High Court proceedings