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Limitation period for complaints to the Financial Services Ombudsman extended
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

Two recent Acts, signed into law by President Higgins last month, will have a significant impact upon the operation of the Financial Services


What does "consent not to be unreasonably withheld" mean in a commercial agreement?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • February 7 2012

The UK High Court in Porton Capital Technology Funds v 3M UK Holdings Ltd & 3M Company 2011 EWHC 2895 (Comm) recently considered the meaning of the phrase "which shall not be unreasonably withheld" in the context of a requirement to obtain a party's consent in a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA


A guide to Northern Irish property law and practice - as compared to England and Wales. Part 1: general principles and legislation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 10 2013

In substance Northern Irish property law is largely based on similar concepts to English property law. The following points are some of those which


Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 4 2017

The Central Bank has published a set of Frequently Asked Questions in relation to Brexit (Brexit FAQs) which aim to provide general information to


Shah -v- HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2012 EWHC 1283
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2012

The English High Court has delivered judgment in the long-running dispute between HSBC Private Bank and a former customer of HSBC, Mr. Jayesh Shah


A guide to Northern Irish property law and practice - as compared to England and Wales. Part 3: landlord and tenant law
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • December 10 2013

Although the basic concepts of Northern Irish law remain the same as those operating in England, there are some important differences.Since the last


Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Investment Firms
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 4 2017

The Department of Finance (DOF) published a Feedback Statement to their consultation on national discretions under the Markets in Financial


The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) issued a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document providing general information to financial services


Assessing compensation for termination of a commercial agent's agreement: the law after McQuillan v McCormick
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 19 2010

The application of the "compensation" principle in the European Communities (Commercial Agents) Regulations 1994 and 1997 (the Regulations) has the potential to cause an injustice in the case of a principal who gives proper notice of termination of the agency, in that there is no guidance given in the Regulations on the calculation of the "compensation" due to the agent in such circumstances


Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Banking (08 June 2017)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 8 2017

On 30 May 2017, the Minister for Finance announced his intention to float circa 25 of the Irish government's stake in Allied Irish Banks (AIB). The