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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


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


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


Review of Irish Merger Control in 2016
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 6 2017

This is a review of the transactions notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in 2016 and an analysis of Irish merger


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


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 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


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


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

Ireland has enacted the Competition (Amendment) Act 2012


2012 review of Irish Competition Authority merger notifications
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2012

A review of the merger notifications made to the Irish Competition Authority during 2011 and analysis of the emerging notification trends by comparison to previous years