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Arthur Cox
The European Commission imposed a fine of €104.6 million on Prysmian, the world's largest cable maker, for its participation in the cartel.
Matheson
On 16 May 2018, Advocate General Sañchez-Bordona of the Court of Justice of the European Union opined on the ability of Member States to take a harsh stance on the exclusion from Government tenders of companies with a record of past illegality, such as cartel behaviour or bid-rigging.
Arthur Cox
On 22 January 2015, a revised Cartel Immunity Programme was brought into effect by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission and the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Arthur Cox
The European Commission published today a Communication setting up a European Retail Action Plan, and an accompanying Green Paper to consult on unfair trading practices (UTPs) along the business-to-business (B2B) food and non-food supply chain in Europe.
Ireland
Arthur Cox
The Competition Act 2002 as amended (the "Competition Act") contains two main prohibitions:
Matheson
The consequences of breaching competition law are severe, and can have very personal implications for directors who may be disqualified
Matheson
The following three recent court rulings are of significant relevance to the conduct of competition law and other regulatory investigations under Ireland's criminal prosecution enforcement regime:
Matheson
In an important decision delivered on 29 May 2019, the Supreme Court affirmed decisions of the Court of Appeal and the High Court, in the case of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council v West Wood Club Limited [2019] IESC 43
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 2 October 2018, Minister Heather Humphries, the Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation, signed the Competition Act 2002 (section 27) Order 2018.
Matheson
The Irish competition regulator has this week cleared a media merger, subject to a behavioural remedy of ‘ring-fencing'.
Arthur Cox
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the "CCPC") has published its Annual Report for 2016, its second such report since it was established in October 2014.
Arthur Cox
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the "CCPC") was established on 31 October 2014, combining the former Competition Authority and the National Consumer Agency.
Arthur Cox
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the "CCPC") was established on 31 October 2014, combining the former Competition Authority and the National Consumer Agency.
Arthur Cox
Competition Litigation 2017.
Arthur Cox
The Supreme Court decision of 28 July 2011 in Hegarty resolved a number of complex legal issues.
Beauchamps
On 19 April 2012 the Office of Fair Trading ("OFT") said that it had fined British Airways £58.5 million, in a decision which would bring its investigation into price fixing in relation to fuel surcharges to a conclusion.
Beauchamps
In February 2012 the Competition Authority made a submission in response to the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government's consultation on the reform of the water sector.
Arthur Cox
The 2009 acquisition by Kerry Group plc of Irish competitor, Breeo Foods, remains the leading Irish merger between competing suppliers in the food sector.
Eversheds O'Donnell Sweeney
According to reports, at 10am on Friday 13 May last, up to 15 officials from the Irish Competition Authority, accompanied by a Garda Detective, conducted a 'dawn-raids on the Irish Farmers Association offices in Dublin.
Arthur Cox
The detection and prosecution of cartel offences is one of the Irish Competition Authority’s main priorities.
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