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Brexit and EU law - How does the European Union (EU) enter into trading agreements with third countries? It's mainly about competence
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 15 2016

Brexit is now bringing into sharper focus the way in which nations and economic blocs seek to negotiate international trade agreements. Ireland's


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


State aid update: R&D and firms in difficulty
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 16 2014

The new rules facilitate the granting of aid measures by Member States in support of R&D and innovation (R&D&I) activities. The new R&D&I state aid


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


The Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 29 2014

The Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (Act) has now been signed into law although the Act will not come into force until later this year


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 (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


National Assets Management Agency
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2010

On 26 February 2010, the European Commission announced its decision to approve the establishment of the National Assets Management Agency (NAMA


Competition Authority booklets
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2010

In addition to the 2009 Annual Report, the Competition Authority has also published four information booklets which are intended to provide general information on the role that competition law and policy play in the economy