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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


Costs awarded to acquitted defendants in Mayo waste cartel case
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2010

In March 2009, Mr Justice Liam McKechnie awarded all the defendants in the Mayo waste case their costs following their acquittal by a jury on all counts of bid rigging in July 2009


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


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


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


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


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


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


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