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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


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


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


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


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


State aid and Ireland - the last 12 months and some future pointers
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 19 2016

There have been a number of significant State aid decisions and initiatives by the European Commission (Commission) and EU Courts concerning Ireland


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


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