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Legal Updates & Insights

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    The Gig Economy: update following the CitySprint decision in the UK

    A cycle courier in the UK has been successful in arguing before a UK Employment Tribunal that she is entitled to 'worker' status for the purposes of the relevant UK...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Irish Competition Agency’s Ticketing Investigation

    On 26 January 2017, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (or CCPC) announced that it has commenced an investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in relation to the provision of tickets...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Student Transport Scheme Ltd v Minister for Education and Skills

    In Student Transport Scheme Ltd ("STS") v Minister for Education and Skills, the Court of Appeal (the "Court") dismissed STS's appeal finding that the arrangement between the Minister for Education...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Copymoore Limited and others v Commissioners for Public Works Ireland

    Copymoore Limited and others v Commissioners for Public Works Ireland [2016] IEHC 709, judgment of McDermott J delivered on 11 November 2016 On 31 January 2013, the respondents issued a Request for Tenders ("RFT") through the...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    The Use of Mandatory Retirement Ages – Update from the A&L Goodbody Employment Team

    Following the Irish Ferries case which we reported on (recap), the Labour Court has issued its decision in Transdev Light Rail Limited v Michael Chrzanowski, in favour of an employer...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Trade Associations’ statements need to comply with Competition Law

    On 20 January 2017, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") announced that it had concluded its investigation into an association of landlords which had issued a statement about proposed Government legislation.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    How to prepare for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation in the Healthcare sector

    The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018. All Hospitals, Healthcare Organisations (HCOs) and Healthcare Practitioners (HCPs), as data controllers and processors must comply with the...

    GDPR
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    RPS Consulting Engineers Limited v Kildare County Council, judgment of Humphreys J. of 15 February 2016

    In RPS Consulting Engineers Limited ("RPS") v Kildare County Council (the "Council"), the High Court found that the Council had a legal obligation to provide RPS, an unsuccessful tenderer, with...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Powerteam Electrical Services Limited t/a Omexom v Electricity Supply Board [2016] IEHC 87, judgment of Costello J of 12 February 2016

    In Powerteam Electrical Services Limited ("Powerteam") v Electricity Supply Board ("ESB") the High Court granted an application for the lifting of an automatic suspension order. The Court applied the established...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Restriction Orders Imposed on Directors Where Assets Transferred Between Companies

    In Leahy v Bailey & ors [2016] IEHC 592, High Court, Keane J, 28 October 2016, the liquidator sought a declaration of restriction against the three respondent directors pursuant to Section 819(1) of the Companies Act 2014.

    Corporate Governance & Compliance
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    Mandatory Retirement Ages - The Update

    Following the Irish Ferries case which we reported on (click here to recap), the Labour Court has issued its decision in Transdev Light Rail Limited v Michael Chrzanowski, in favour...

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Cooperative U.a. v National Treasury Management Agency and Minister for Education and Skills - 6 October 2016

    In BAM v the National Treasury Management Agency ("NTMA"), the High Court found that the NTMA had a power to accept and evaluate tender documents submitted after the tender deadline....

    EU, Competition & Procurement