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September 2016

Hanjin Shipping: Impact on Cargo Insurers

Hanjin Shipping: Impact on Cargo Insurers

When the board of Hanjin Shipping voted unanimously to file for receivership at the end of August, it precipitated the largest container line bankrupt ...

Claimants sentenced to six months following fraudulent insurance claim

Claimants sentenced to six months following fraudulent insurance claim

  On 21 July 2016 four individuals were given six month custodial sentences in the Nottingham District Registry arising from claims made following ...

GNIB Update – Changes to registration procedure

GNIB Update – Changes to registration procedure

Non-EEA nationals residing in Ireland are required to register with the Garda National Immigration Bureau ("GNIB") in order to obtain their "Certifica ...

Carter 2016: Generating efficiency savings using managed service contracts

Carter 2016: Generating efficiency savings using managed service contracts

The Carter Report, published in February 2016, was emphatic in its requirement for Trusts to achieve efficiency savings and consistency. It highlighte ...

New Court Rules - are you up to date?

New Court Rules - are you up to date?

The appointment of The Hon. Mr. Justice Peter Kelly as President of the High Court was inevitably going to result in changes being made to the existin ...

Court of Appeal

Court of Appeal

Mr. Justice John Hedigan, has been appointed to the Court of Appeal. 

Case to note: Jurisdiction of the Circuit Court to deal with property disputes

Case to note: Jurisdiction of the Circuit Court to deal with property disputes

PTSB -v- David Langan –Court of Appeal, Record No 2016/131 - Hogan J (28 July 2016). Previously any case relating to land which had a rateable valuati ...

Transferring data outside the EU

Transferring data outside the EU

Model Clauses and the Privacy Shield – Where you Stand On 12 July 2016, after over two years of negotiations between the EU and the US, the European C ...

Unfair dismissal: How to "vanish" a dismissal

Unfair dismissal: How to "vanish" a dismissal

In this case, the EAT considered whether an employee whose dismissal was overturned on appeal could claim unfair dismissal. The facts Mr Patel, a heal ...

Unfair dismissal: The role of HR in disciplinary investigations

Unfair dismissal: The role of HR in disciplinary investigations

In this case, the EAT considered whether changes to an investigation report following HR's involvement might mean that the dismissal was unfair. The f ...