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Meeting competitors: what executives may, and, may not do - the competition law angle
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • February 16 2015

Every executive in business inevitably meets competitors. Commercial life probably could not function if one did not meet competitors at some point -


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"


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


Safeway Stores Ltd and others v Twigger and others
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2010

The UK supermarket chain, Safeway, which is to be fined by the Office of Fair Trading for cartel offences involving supermarkets and dairy processors, is entitled in principle to recover the fine from the employees and directors who caused it to breach the applicable competition laws


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


Participation in more than one tender - Serrantoni and Consorzio
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • May 19 2010

In Serrantoni and Consorzio stabile edili (Case C-37608, judgment of 23 December 2009), the CJEU ruled that it is not an inherent breach of the principle of equal treatment for a consortium and a company, which is a member of that consortium, to separately bid in competition against each other in a tender


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


Brexit and Shipping
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 10 2016

"Brexit" is the notion that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union. What would be the impact of Brexit on the shipping sector


2016 in Review: Competition Law, Merger Control, State Aid and Procurement Law in Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 7 2017

In the area of competition law, Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) stepped up its enforcement activities during 2016


Important judgement on the relationship between EU and international law: MSC Orchestra and sulphur emissions
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Global
  • July 3 2015

An issue of key concern to the shipping community is whether EU law prevails over international treaty law (in particular, treaties in the maritime