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Clarus Press is delighted to announce that the Irish Business Law Quarterly (IBLQ) from 2013 will become the Irish Business Law Review. The new journal will build on the great success of the IBLQ  For further information please click here: Irish Business Law Review.

Archive information in relation to the IBLQ can be found on this page.

Former editors of the IBLQ include,  Dr Ailbhe O’Neill, Aillil O’Reilly and  Lyndon McCann. The IBLQ was designed to give busy legal practitioners practical information on important developments in Irish business law.

This unique tool for legal practitioners this new journal offers consistent expert analysis on developments in business law. Subjects covered include, Company, Corporate Banking, EU, Taxation, Contract, Financial Services, Pensions, IP, Partnership and Regulated Markets.

You can now download sample content from the Irish Business Law Quarterly. Click on the article below:

Contents of Selected Issues

Volume 4, issue 4 of the Irish Business Law Quarterly contains the following:

Speedy Justice — Summary Judgment v Plenary Trial by Mark Heslin, Solicitor

Developments in Corruption Law and Commercial Entities by Imelda Higgins, Barrister at Law

Data Protection, Data Loss and Penalties by Paul Lambert, Solicitor

Dispute Resolution: The Office of the Ombudsman Structure as a Road Map for Proposed Legislation on Mediation by Lorraine Lally, Barrister at Law


Contents for a selection of earlier issues is listed below:

Issue 1 of the Irish Business Law Quarterly contains the following:

  • Company Law update, includes cases and comment on the restriction of directors under section 150 of the Companies Act 1990.
  • Intellectual Property includes an update on patent, copyright, trademarks and EC Regulations on Customs actions against certain goods.
  • Pensions update focuses on the implementation of the “Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provisions” Directive.
  • Money Laundering feature gives an overview of the “Third Money Laundering Directive.
  • Employment Law update comments on the “Consultation Directive”, Ryanair v Labour Court (industrial relations) and Maher v Jabil Global Service Ltd (stress at work).
  • Contract update includes comment and analysis on Cara Environmental Technology v McGovern (jurisdiction to sue for breach of contract), Mr Binman Ltd v Limerick County Council (judicial review), Murgitroyd v Purdy (restraint of trade).

Issue 2 of the Irish Business Law Quarterly contains the following:

  • Recent Legal and Regulatory Developments in the Irish Investment Funds Industry
  • Commercial Agents and the Art of Negotiation
  • Disqualification of Directors
  • Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Injunctions
  • Contract Law Developments
  • Private Client and Matrimonial Law: B.D v J.D Reviewed
  • Competition and Regulation

Issue 3 of the Irish Business Law Quarterly contains the following:

  • Update on the Law Relating to Set-Off by Mark Heslin
  • Recent Developments in Public Procurement byEmily Gibson
  • Observations on the MiFID by Peter Walker
  • Competition and Regulation Update byDavid Dodd
  • Intellectual Property Update by Rebecca Smith
  • Employment Law Analysis by Stephen O’Sullivan
  • Subsidiaries and “Letter Box” Companies by Aillil O’Reilly

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