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Stena's acquisition of certain assets of DFDS: warning against gun-jumping

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

On 21 December 2010, the Irish Competition Authority issued a press release indicating that a purported acquisition by Stena AB of certain assets of DFDS AS was void because it was implemented before it was notified to the Authority and before a determination was made

Changes to the Irish merger control regime under the Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 27 2014

The Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014 (Bill) was published by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on 31 March 2014. The Bill

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

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

Competition Authority Annual Report

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

On 28 February 2010, the Competition Authority published its 2009 Annual Report

Competition Authority to investigate Poolbeg plant

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

The Irish Waste Management Association has lodged a complaint to the Competition Authority alleging that the Poolbeg incinerator is "anti-competitive and illegal"

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

Competition Authority identifies necessary reforms in GP services

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

The Competition Authority has published the first two parts of its report on General Medical Practitioners

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

Competition Authority clears Greenstar's acquisition of Veolia (Ireland) following full investigation

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

On 7 January 2010, the Competition Authority announced its decision to carry out a full (phase 2) investigation in relation to the proposed transaction whereby Greenstar Holdings Limited would acquire sole control of Veolia Environmental Services (Ireland) Limited from its current owner Veolia Propreté SA