Legal Updates & Insights: P2112 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Guarantees - undue influence and independent legal advice

    The High Court has recently considered two cases involving defences of undue influence and independent legal advice in the context of enforcement of guarantees.

    Finance
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    European Commission opens in-depth investigation into alleged illegal State aid support for Antwerp Port Terminal Operators

    Seaports have to be cautious that any support which they obtain from a European Union Member State does not constitute State aid.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Article

    Ireland - Aviation Outlook for 2016

    Ireland leads the way as an aircraft leasing jurisdiction and new developments for 2016 will further strengthen Ireland’s position. Ireland is already one of the most popular jurisdictions for aircraft...

  • Article

    Ireland - Aviation Outlook for 2016

    Ireland leads the way as an aircraft leasing jurisdiction and new developments for 2016 will further strengthen Ireland’s position. Ireland is already one of the most popular jurisdictions for aircraft...

    Aviation & Transport Finance
  • Article

    Ireland - Aviation Outlook for 2016

    Ireland leads the way as an aircraft leasing jurisdiction and new developments for 2016 will further strengthen Ireland’s position. Ireland is already one of the most popular jurisdictions for aircraft...

    Investing in Ireland
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    A&L Goodbody Northern Ireland tops M&A rankings again for 2015 deal activity

    Corporate law firm A&L Goodbody has, for the fourth consecutive year, been ranked as the leading legal advisor by value of total deals transacted in Northern Ireland in 2015.

    Belfast
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    Take No Comfort but the Level of Fines Imposed by the European Commission in 2015 for Competition Law Breaches was one of the Lowest in Years

    The European Commission may impose fines for breaches of competition law. In particular, it may impose fines on "undertakings" (e.g., businesses) and "associations of undertakings" (e.g., trade associations)....

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Original lender joined as co-defendant in proceedings after loan was assigned

    This case concerned an appeal by the Plaintiff of a High Court order which dismissed his application to join IBRC as co-defendant in proceedings.

    Finance
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    2015 saw a substantial increase in M&A deals notified to Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

    In 2015 we saw a substantial increase in M&A deals notified to Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Read our analysis.

    EU, Competition & Procurement
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    Members of Trade Associations need to Make their own Pricing Decisions and not Follow the Lead of any Trade Association

    On 8 January 2016, the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the “CCPC”) warned one trade association in particular, but also trade associations generally, not to issue minimum price recommendations to their...

    EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Article

    M&A Activity in Ireland: A Positive Outlook

    Alan Casey, Resident Partner, New York looks at the key factors that have been driving Ireland's M&A market and outlines future prospects for M&A activity. This article was...

    Corporate and M&A
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    Court of Appeal overturns landmark bullying award

    The Court of Appeal (the “CA”) recently overturned the largest ever bullying award in a decision which sends a salutary signal on any attempt to widen the parameters of what...

    Employment