Legal Updates & Insights: P1770 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Comparative advertising based on prices between shops of different formats and sizes may be unlawful

    In Carrefour Hypermarchés SAS v ITM (Case C-562/15) the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruled that comparative advertising based on prices of products sold in shops having...

    Commercial Contracts
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments

    On the International Front we look at the EU Commission consultation on the Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Review; the ESMA supervisory convergence work programme for 2017...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments

    In Irish practice developments: Some Approaching Deadlines; Central Bank update of its EMIR Q&A in respect of the 1 March 2017 deadline for exchange of variation margin; 2 speeches by Michael Hodson;...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Front Page - Q&A: February 2017

    Does the recent ESMA Opinion on Share Classes have direct application to Irish authorised UCITS?

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Keeping People in their Homes Bill 2017

    Keeping People in their Homes Bill 2017 is a private members bill and was presented to the Dail last Thursday by a member of the Independent Alliance.

    Disputes
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    State aid should be an important element in the Brexit negotiations

    Addressing the annual Competition Law and Transport Conference in Amsterdam recently, EU Law expert and Partner in A&L Goodbody, Dr Vincent Power, called for State Aid to be a...

    Brexit
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    High Court Refuses to Review Rejections of Personal Insolvency Arrangements

    In two recent decisions the High Court considered the provisions of Section 115A(9) of the Personal Insolvency Acts 2012 to 2015 (The Acts). The Section provides that a Court can give effect...

    Finance
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    Statement of Opposition in Judicial Review Must State Precisely Each Ground of Opposition

    Background Judicial review proceedings are governed by Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts. Order 84, Rule 22 (5) states: "(5) It shall not be sufficient for a respondent in his statement of...

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    Bank Has No Duty of Care to Advise Customers on the Wisdom of Commercial Transactions

    In Delaney v AIB [2016] IECA 5, Court of Appeal, Peart J, 28 January 2016 the Court of Appeal held that a bank had no duty of care to advise customers on the wisdom...

    Finance
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    Legal issues affecting the waste sector - November 2016

    Speaking at the recent Waste Management Ireland Conference, Alison Fanagan, joint head of the environment and planning group at A&L Goodbody, addressed four issues.

    Environmental & Planning
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    Economic Migration - Sponsor’s Obligations Case Update

    The Court of Appeal recently dismissed a judicial review application against the Secretary of State for the Home Department's (SSHD) decision to revoke and subsequently maintain the revocation of the...

    Belfast
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    The e-Privacy Regulation – What’s new?

    The European Commission has published its draft e-Privacy Regulation which, if adopted, will replace the existing e-Privacy Directive.

    GDPR