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Ireland’s new competition and consumer protection law: Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 11 2014

Ireland’s new competition and consumer protection law the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 enters into force on 31 October 2014

Letter before action - Michael Gillen and Flosshaul Ltd v Inverclyde Council

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2010

In Michael Gillen and Flosshaul Ltd v Inverclyde Council 2010 CSOH 19, the Scottish Court of Session dismissed two actions for damages taken against Inverclyde Council for breach of the Scottish Procurement Regulations in its award of a contract for the provision of bus services

The Treaty of Lisbon entering into force

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • December 1 2009

Today, 1 December 2009, the Treaty of Lisbon entered into force and various changes occurred in European Union law

Time limits for court challenges - Uniplex (UK) Ltd v. NHS BSA

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2010

On the same day as the Commission v. Ireland case, the CJEU handed down its judgment in Uniplex (UK) Ltd v. NHS Business Services Authority

Judgments of the General Court in cartel appeals regarding gas insulated switchgear

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • March 21 2011

On 3 March 2011, the EU's General Court reduced the fines of certain members of the gas insulated switchgear cartel but upheld the fine of 396.6 million imposed on Siemens

Award of contracts for non-priority service contracts may be subject to a standstill requirement

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 16 2009

Contracting authorities awarding non-priority service contracts will need to bear in mind a recent decision from the Northern Ireland High Court which found that a standstill period may be required for such awards under fundamental principles of EC law

Voluntary application of procurement regulations - Sidey Ltd v Clackmannanshire Council

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2010

In Sidey Ltd v Clackmannanshire Council 2009 CSOH 166, the Court of Session in Scotland set-aside a £2.5m contract (below threshold) concluded between a local authority and a bidder following a public procurement process

New Competition Authority member

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 21 2011

On 4 March 2011, the Minisiter for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation appointed Ciaran Quigley as a temporary member of the Competition Authority

New competition commissionerdirector general

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • May 19 2010

Joaqín Almunia is the new Commissioner for competition policy

Competition Authority publishes Annual Report for 2010

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 21 2011

The Competition Authority's Annual Report for 2010 identifies the Authority's achievements and difficulties in 2010