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Land Rover fails to 'Defend' its 3D Vehicle Model Applications

Land Rover has failed to secure trade mark protection for its 3D vehicle model marks.


Liverpool FC Not Caught Off Balance - Lessons for Brand Partnerships

A recent decision of the English High Court in New Balance Athletics, Inc v. The Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds Limited [2019] EWHC 2837 (Comm) provides important clarity to brand partners and sponsors on the contentious issue of matching rights – an important contractual right found in many sport and media sponsorship deals.


Central Bank Makes an Example of Director Found in Breach of Fitness & Probity Standards

In this briefing we review the recent prohibition by the Central Bank of a director of a regulated firm for breaches of the Fitness & Probity Standards.


What are Green Bonds and What’s new in Ireland?

With the recent launch of the Euronext Green Bond initiative on 5 November 2019, Eoghan O’Tuama, David Maughan and Lyn Brennan take a look at some recent green bond developments and Ireland as a listing venue.


ISDA Master Agreements and Competing Jurisdiction Clauses – What Jurisdiction Wins?

The English Court of Appeal in BNP Paribas S.A. v Trattamento Rifiuti Metropolitani S.P.A. [2019] EWCA Civ 768, has clarified when there are competing jurisdiction clauses in related contracts, each jurisdiction clause applies to its specific subject matter.


Central Bank Bans Director Deemed Not of Appropriate Fitness and Probity & Other Topical Briefings

Welcome to the November 2019 edition of our monthly update from the Asset Management & Investment Funds team.


Corporate Immigration Update: Employment Permits (Consolidation and Amendment) Bill 2019

A new bill published this week proposes to introduce some new employment permit types, waive the 50:50 rule in specified circumstances and streamline permit processes.


The Data Protection Commission Issues Guidance on Requesting Personal Data from Prospective Tenants

The Data Protection Commission has issued guidance to assist landlords in understanding what information they may request from prospective tenants.


Legal News - November 2019

Welcome to the November 2019 edition of Legal News. We at William Fry aim to keep you up to date on legal developments that may affect you or your business.