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25 September 2012
Welcome to this month’s edition of Insurance Brief. In this issue, we report on two recent decisions of the High Court: the first concerns the granting of summary judgment where an insured has failed to comply with a condition precedent, whilst the second sets out the principles to be applied when assessing damages in a subrogated claim following gross exaggeration by the insured and the insurer’s failure to properly investigate.
16 December 2011
Welcome to December’s edition of Employment Brief.
28 October 2011
Welcome to this month’s edition of Insurance Brief. In this issue, we report on a recent decision concerning an insurance company’s liability under a performance bond that had been varied without its knowledge and another which reviewed the effect of a “follow the leader” clause. We also include a feature article by Rachel Lee from our Dublin office, which focuses on a recent case highlighting the Irish courts’ increasingly tough stance on claimant delays.


2 March 2016
We consider the potential product liability implications of cyber attacks on smart devices, focusing on the particular risks to manufacturers of medical devices.
27 January 2016
A round up of recent and anticipated court decisions raising issues relating to court issue fees, a training exercise abroad, fatal accident claims, jurisdiction and Part 36 offers.
6 January 2016
Negotiations have ended in Europe around the new data protection laws to replace the Data Protection Act 1988. New European Union (EU) legislation, informally agreed on 15 December 2015, will create a uniform set of rules across the EU fit for the digital era.

Análisis de jurisprudencia

28 April 2016
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the Montreal Convention must be interpreted as meaning that an air carrier which has concluded a contract of international carriage with an employer of persons carried as passengers is liable to that employer for damage occasioned by a delay.
10 March 2016
Ireland’s Court of Appeal has decided that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) is potentially liable to meet the cost of claims against former policyholders of the now defunct Setanta Insurance Company Limited (Setanta). The judgment has far-reaching implications for Irish motor insurers and policyholders.
10 February 2016
What is your employee getting app to? The recent case of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) concerned Bărbulescu’s dismissal by his employer for using the internet for personal communication during working hours, in breach of the company’s internet usage policy. The ECHR found that Bărbulescu’s right to private life and correspondence had been engaged but that his employer’s monitoring of his communications had been reasonable in the context of dismissal proceedings.

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