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Limits on transparency obligations for Part B service contract - Release Speech Therapy Limited v Health Service Executive

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

On 18 February 2011, the High Court (McMahon J) dismissed a challenge from an unsuccessful tenderer in relation to a tender competition organised by the Health Service Executive (HSE) for the provision of early intervention diagnostic and treatment speech and language therapy services

Costs awarded to acquitted defendants in Mayo waste cartel case

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 19 2010

In March 2009, Mr Justice Liam McKechnie awarded all the defendants in the Mayo waste case their costs following their acquittal by a jury on all counts of bid rigging in July 2009

Dublin local authorities' waste management regime quashed

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 19 2010

Private waste contractors, led by Panda Waste Services and represented by A&L Goodbody, succeeded in their High Court challenge to a decision by the four Dublin local authorities to vary the authorities' waste management regime

Time limits for court challenges - Commission v. Ireland

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

In its judgment of 28 January 2010 in Commission v. Ireland (Case C-45608), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that Order 84A of the Rules of the Superior Courts which sets out the procedure and timeframe for initiating a challenge to a procurement procedure is contrary to EU law

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

Irish competition law: concept of undertaking

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

On 8 March 2011, the High Court (Cooke J.) determined that the HSE was an "undertaking" for the purposes of competition law when engaged in arranging or providing ambulance and other means of transport for patients to and from hospitals and other health facilities in the State