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Corporate governance update - October 2014
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Global, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2014

The Report and Final stages of the Companies Bill 2012 were completed on 30 September 2014 in the Seanad, when all of the 164 amendments tabled by


Protected Disclosures Act 2014 - a new era for whistleblowing in Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 16 2014

The Government recently announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act). This long-awaited piece of legislation represents


ISS issues United Kingdom and Ireland proxy voting guidelines
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • February 10 2015

The Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has, for the first time, issued standalone UK and Ireland voting guidelines which are effective for


ABI guidelines regarding private investigators
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • November 5 2014

On 3 October 2014, the Association of British Insurers in the UK issued guidelines regarding the use of private investigators (PIs) by insurers. Key


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


Calculating holiday pay lock down what you should be paying
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2015

In recent conjoined UK Tribunal cases (Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and SM and Amec Group Ltd v Laws) (the "UK Cases") the


Is a bank customer who borrows to invest in property a consumer?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 18 2014

Many financial institutions have traditionally treated the smaller, yet sophisticated, borrowerinvestor as a commercial customer rather than a


The GDPR; A Guide for Businesses
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was initially published in January 2012, and finally adopted on 27 April 2016. It will


Corporate Governance update May 2014 (13052014)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, European Union
  • 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


Tribunal rules employee did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in regard to his work emails
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2014

In Atkinson v Community Gateway Association UKEAT045712, the UK EAT held that accessing an employee's emails, in the course of a disciplinary