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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


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


Ireland and Private Actions - The EU Damages Directive
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 10 2016

The primary aim of the EU Damages Directive (Directive) (signed into law in the EU on 26 November 2014) is to make it easier for businesses and


The detection and prevention of collusive tendering
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2010

The Competition Authority has published a booklet which provides information to contracting authorities on the tell-tale signs of bid-rigging and how to report it


Procurement: replacement of Circular 1010 (24042014)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 24 2014

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has published Circular 1014 which contains initiatives aimed at facilitating SME access to public


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


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


Antitrust - Online businesses and their antitrust obligations
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • November 8 2016

EU, Irish and UK competition law prohibit price-fixing between competitors in relation to goods and services. This prohibition applies in whatever way


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


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