Legal Updates & Insights: P2040 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    European Union Ports and Competition/Antitrust Law

    Dr. Vincent Power, Partner and Head of EU, Competition and Procurement at A&L Goodbody explains the EU competition law relating to seaports. This article was first published in the committee newsletter of the 'Transportation, Energy & Antitrust – Section of Antitrust Law' by the American Bar Association, Spring 2016.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    New Construction (Design and Management) Regulations come into force on 1 August 2016

    The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 ("CDM 2016") come into force on 1 August 2016.

    Projects & Infrastructure
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    Brexit - what next for your insurance business?

    Key practical issues from a (re)insurers’s perspective in relation to Brexit.

    Brexit
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    New Member of Ireland Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Appointed

    Dr Vincent Power reports on the appointment of a new CCPC member on 27 July 2016.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    High Court finds no binding oral agreement with Bank

    Allied Irish Bank PLC -v- Moloney & anor [2016] IEHC 346, Twomey J, 20 June 2016 concerned an application by Allied Irish Bank for summary judgment in the sum of €10.8m.

    Disputes
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    Judgment mortgage holder fails in application to force sale of family home due to lack of spousal consent

    The Court of Appeal has upheld two High Court decisions which refused the Plaintiff an order directing the Defendants to sell their family homes which were co-owned with the Defendant's spouses.

    Finance
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    Actions against Member States by the European Commission for EU law infringements – The Third Energy Package

    Alan McCarthy looks at actions against Member States by the European Commission for EU law infringements in relation to The Third Energy Package.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    “Consumer” Defence in the Spotlight Again

    Overview In this case, the High Court held that the Defendant had an arguable case that he was acting as a consumer in a summary application. The Plaintiff had brought enforcement proceedings against the Defendant in respect of five separate loan facility arrangements entered into between the Defendant and Anglo Irish Bank (Anglo) in the period between June and December 2007.

    Finance
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    European Commission Imposes Juggernaut Fines of Almost €3 Billion on Truck Companies

    On 19 July 2016, the European Commission imposed record fines for breaching competition law.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    State aid and Ireland – the last 12 months and some future pointers

    Alan McCarthy looks at a number of significant State aid decisions and initiatives by the European Commission (Commission) and EU Courts concerning Ireland in the last 12 months.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    High Court decision on Payment of Wages claim

    The High Court recently delivered an important decision, which brings some much needed clarity to the law in relation to claims under the Payment of Wages Act 1991.

    Disputes
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    European Commission Adopts Privacy Shield

    The European Commission has today adopted the Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield is intended to provide a framework for EU-US data transfers.

    GDPR