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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 -


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


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


Development agreements - Helmut Muller v Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • May 19 2010

In Helmut Muller GmbH v Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben (Case C-45108, judgment of 25 March 2010), the CJEU clarified the application of the EU procurement rules to development agreements


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


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


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


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


Brexit or Britremain: What can the UK learn from the Irish experience of EU referendums?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 7 2016

Ireland’s nine European Union-related referendums might provide some insight on how the UK’s “Brexit” or “Britremain” referendum could turn out on 23


Groceries regime - your opportunity to influence the new regime
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 3 2015

It is very likely that new rules will be put in place for the grocery sector. The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has published a draft