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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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