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The implications of the decision made on Gender by the European Court of Justice

by Rona Doyle 01/03/11 Category: Comment

Rona Doyle considers the implications of the decision made on Gender by the European Court of Justice As someone wrote just this morning ‘I thought today was 1 March not 1 April as in April Fool’s Day’. The decision published this morning by the European Court of Justice that insurers cannot price products based on gender from 21 December 2012 does not come as any real surprise given the statement published last September. The case concerned the validity of Article 5(2) of the Council Directive 2004/113/EC of 13 December 2004 implementing the principle of equal treatment of men and women…
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Solicitor Rona Doyle has a few post-Election thoughts…

by Rona Doyle 17/05/10 Comment

Finally after some tense days of waiting the General Election result is finally known a new Government is formed and I would guess its end format took many of us by surprise.  It certainly surprised me. However what has surprised me even more is how I now feel about it.  Being one of those irritatingly optimistic souls, I like ‘new’ things and I like being ‘sold’ new things.  I like ‘fresh’ approaches and I truly do see quite a lot of potential in this ‘new politics’ notion. I like the ‘Nick/David’ double act too. I feel rather comfortable about the…
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