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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


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


Competition Authority clears Greenstar's acquisition of Veolia (Ireland) following full investigation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2010

On 7 January 2010, the Competition Authority announced its decision to carry out a full (phase 2) investigation in relation to the proposed transaction whereby Greenstar Holdings Limited would acquire sole control of Veolia Environmental Services (Ireland) Limited from its current owner Veolia Propreté SA


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


New Competition Authority member
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 21 2011

On 4 March 2011, the Minisiter for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation appointed Ciaran Quigley as a temporary member of the Competition Authority


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


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


Competition Authority Annual Report
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2010

On 28 February 2010, the Competition Authority published its 2009 Annual Report


Competition Authority to investigate Poolbeg plant
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2010

The Irish Waste Management Association has lodged a complaint to the Competition Authority alleging that the Poolbeg incinerator is "anti-competitive and illegal"


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