Legal Updates & Insights: P2412 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Insurance Companies Offering Tracking Devices to Face Audits

    Speaking at the 8th National Data Protection Conference, on 28 January 2016, the Data Protection Commissioner (the DPC) warned that in 2016 her office intends to audit insurance companies offering telematics boxes to...

    Privacy & Data Security
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    Irish High Court Refuses to Set Aside Arbitral Award

    In Patrick O'Leary Trading as O'Leary Lissarda v John Ryan [2015] IEHC 820 the Irish High Court considered an application for an order pursuant to Articles 34(2)(a)(ii) and (iii) of the...

    Disputes
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    Court Orders Financial Services Ombudsman to Hold an Oral Hearing

    In O'Shea v The Financial Services Ombudsman [2016] IEHC 6, Mr O'Shea complained of the failure of the Financial Services Ombudsman (the "FSO") to hold an oral hearing into his complaint that...

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

    On the International Front, we look at the ESMA discussion paper on UCITS share classes, ESMA Q&A on ETFs and other UCITS issues, ESMA Q&A on the Application...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Letters of Demand - Standard of proof to demonstrate that a demand letter was issued

    Declan McDonald v Thomas Michael Hill [2014] IEHC 629 In a recent judgment of Mr. Justice Binchy, an issue arose surrounding the standards of proof that a bank must demonstrate to prove...

    Financial Regulation
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    Reckless lending claim dismissed by the High Court

    The High Court in Harrold V Nua Mortgages Limited [2015] IEHC 15 has again made clear that there is no tort of reckless lending in this jurisdiction and that it is not...

    Disputes
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    Update on Shared Parental Leave in Northern Ireland

    The Work and Families (Northern Ireland) Act 2015 ("WFA") will come into full legal effect in Northern Ireland in early April 2015, having received Royal Assent earlier this month.

    Belfast
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    Terms and conditions on delivery dockets not incorporated into contract by reference

    The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Irish Asphalt in Noreside Construction Ltd v Irish Asphalt [2014] IESC 68.

    Commercial Contracts
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    Corporation Tax (Northern Ireland) Bill

    Following agreement last month by local politicians, the Corporation Tax (Northern Ireland) Bill was introduced on 8 January 2015 which provides for the devolution of Corporation Tax rate setting powers to the...

    Investing in Ireland
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    Pyrite case referred to CJEU

    In James Elliot Construction v Irish Asphalt Ltd [2014] IESC 74, which involved the supply of defective infill material, the Supreme Court held that an appeal by Irish Asphalt should be dismissed,...

    Disputes
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    Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2015

    The Department of Finance has published the "Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2015".

    Finance
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    Ireland - Aviation Outlook for 2015

    Ireland leads the way as an aircraft leasing jurisdiction and new developments for 2015 will further strengthen Ireland’s position. Ireland is already one of the most popular jurisdictions for aircraft...

    Aviation & Transport Finance