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2013 review of Irish Competition Authority merger notifications in 2012
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 4 2013

The number of merger notifications to the ICA in 2012 was lower than in either 2011 or 2010. However, almost half of the notifications in 2012 came


Irish merger control under the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 11 2014

From 31 October 2014, all merger notifications will be made to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC). The Competition and


New Irish competition and consumer law proposed
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 31 2014

On 31 March 2014, Ireland published a Bill to amend Irish competition and consumer laws. The Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014 is a


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


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


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


The Authority in 2011
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 21 2011

Explicit reference is made to the uncertainty facing the Authority in 2011


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


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


Competition (Amendment) Act 2012 enacted and enters into force
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 3 2012

Ireland has enacted the Competition (Amendment) Act 2012