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CER decision paper (CER11188) 26 October 2011 - financing of the SO preferred connection method in contestable builds
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 14 2011

On 26 October 2011, the CER issued a very important decision paper that will need to be reviewed by any party that is considering a “contestable build” of the connection works to connect its generation assets to the Distribution or Transmission System.


Individual responsibility in cartel cases the Irish Supreme Court judgment in DPP v Patrick Hegarty
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 31 2011

On 28 July 2011, the Irish Supreme Court ruled that an individual employee can be tried for a breach of Irish competition law even if his employer has not been convicted of an offence.


Taxing legal fees - appeal against the Taxing Master
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 29 2011

In Cafolla v Kilkenny the Irish High Court held that when costs are taxed in default of agreement, the key issue assessing a case is the amount of work done by lawyers and expert witnesses.


Update on e-stamping: mandatory e-filing and e-payment
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • September 15 2011

The e-stamping system was introduced on 1 January 2010 and for the following 18-month period it was possible to file stamp duty returns online via Revenue Online System (ROS) or alternatively by means of a paper return and to pay the stamp duty via ROS, electronic funds transfer or by cheque.


Employment law update
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 27 2011

Key issues relating to employment, equality and industrial relations law are heavily impacted by the current economic climate.


The priority position of floating charge holders following crystallisation their charge introduction
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 13 2011

Prior to 25 March 2011, there was no judicial decision in Ireland on whether the holder of a floating charge could validly improve its position in the order of priority of payments, vis-à-vis preferential creditors, in circumstances where its floating charge crystallises (i.e. converts into a fixed charge) prior to commencement of the winding up of a company.


"Entire agreement" clauses don't always do what (you think) they say on the tin
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2011

The UK Court of Appeal recently considered in Axa Sun Life Services Plc v Campbell Martin Ltd whether an "entire agreement" clause prevented claims for misrepresentation, breach of collateral warranties andor implied terms.


Consumers and time share products
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 4 2011

The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation has published the European Union (Protection of Consumers in Respect of Timeshare, Long-Term Holiday Product, Resale and Exchange Contracts) Regulations 2011.


Belgard Motors Case - priority to preferential creditors regardless of crystallisation of floating charge
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • March 30 2011

In an insolvent winding up, preferential creditors are entitled to be paid first from assets subject to a charge which at the time of creation was floating, regardless of whether the floating charge has crystallised at the commencement of the winding up.


Supreme Court holds that NAMA could not make a decision prior to being established
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 30 2011

In Dellway and Ors. v National Asset Management Agency & Ors., a number of companies and Paddy McKillen appealed a decision of the High Court in relation to the purported acquisition of 2.1 billion in loans to the appellant companies by NAMA