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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


Time limits for court challenges - Commission v. Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 19 2010

In its judgment of 28 January 2010 in Commission v. Ireland (Case C-45608), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that Order 84A of the Rules of the Superior Courts which sets out the procedure and timeframe for initiating a challenge to a procurement procedure is contrary to EU law


Groceries regime - your opportunity to influence the new regime
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 3 2015

It is very likely that new rules will be put in place for the grocery sector. The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has published a draft


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


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


2016 Review of Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Merger Notifications in 2015
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 12 2016

This is a review of the merger and acquisitions notified to Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in 2015 and an analysis


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


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


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


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