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17.02.2020

Continued Alignment with EU State Aid Rules post-Brexit and impact for Irish Businesses

This article authored by Kate McKenna and Simon Shinkwin considers for how long, post-Brexit, can Ireland expect Continued Alignment by the UK Government with EU State Aid Rules. We focus on the special treatment of Northern Ireland in... READ MORE

10.02.2020

New filing / disclosure obligations for partnerships and limited partnerships

1 Overview The European Union (Qualifying Partnerships: Accounting and Auditing) Regulations 2019 (the “Qualifying Partnerships Regulations”) came into operation on 1 January 2020 and amend the existing disclosure obligations that apply to partnerships and limited partnerships... READ MORE

03.02.2020

Over the CREST: The Move to Euroclear Bank

What is the problem? Among the unintended consequences of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union is that the CREST system will no longer be authorised to act as a central securities depository... READ MORE

03.02.2020

“Vertical” Merger Concerns: Forgotten Hurdle in Antitrust Clearance Timelines?

On 10 January 2020, the US Department of Justice (“DoJ”) and the US Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the publication of draft vertical merger guidelines that describe how the agencies currently review “vertical” mergers between... READ MORE

30.01.2020

CCPC Continues Trend of Imposing Behavioural Remedies

In its January 2020 decision on CVC’s acquisition of control of Celtic Rugby DAC (the owner of rights in respect of the PRO14 Rugby Union competition), the CCPC continued its trend of imposing behavioural remedies... READ MORE

30.01.2020

CCPC Consults on Proposed Guidelines for a Simplified Irish Merger Notification Procedure

In June 2019, we published an update on the announcement by the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“CCPC”) of a plan to introduce, in 2020, a simplified procedure for the notification of mergers satisfying... READ MORE

28.01.2020

The SEM Committee’s Roadmap to Clean Energy Package Implementation

The Single Energy Market (“SEM”) Committee published its Roadmap to Clean Energy Package (“CEP”) Implementation Information Paper (the “Paper”) on 16 December 2019.  The Paper can be found here. The CEP contains eight European legislative... READ MORE

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17.02.2020

Continued Alignment with EU State Aid Rules post-Brexit and impact for Irish Businesses

This article authored by Kate McKenna and Simon Shinkwin considers for how long, post-Brexit, can Ireland expect Continued Alignment by the UK Government with EU State Aid Rules. We focus on the special treatment of Northern Ireland in... READ MORE

10.02.2020

New filing / disclosure obligations for partnerships and limited partnerships

1 Overview The European Union (Qualifying Partnerships: Accounting and Auditing) Regulations 2019 (the “Qualifying Partnerships Regulations”) came into operation on 1 January 2020 and amend the existing disclosure obligations that apply to partnerships and limited partnerships... READ MORE

03.02.2020

Over the CREST: The Move to Euroclear Bank

What is the problem? Among the unintended consequences of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union is that the CREST system will no longer be authorised to act as a central securities depository... READ MORE

03.02.2020

“Vertical” Merger Concerns: Forgotten Hurdle in Antitrust Clearance Timelines?

On 10 January 2020, the US Department of Justice (“DoJ”) and the US Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the publication of draft vertical merger guidelines that describe how the agencies currently review “vertical” mergers between... READ MORE

30.01.2020

CCPC Continues Trend of Imposing Behavioural Remedies

In its January 2020 decision on CVC’s acquisition of control of Celtic Rugby DAC (the owner of rights in respect of the PRO14 Rugby Union competition), the CCPC continued its trend of imposing behavioural remedies... READ MORE

30.01.2020

CCPC Consults on Proposed Guidelines for a Simplified Irish Merger Notification Procedure

In June 2019, we published an update on the announcement by the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“CCPC”) of a plan to introduce, in 2020, a simplified procedure for the notification of mergers satisfying... READ MORE

28.01.2020

The SEM Committee’s Roadmap to Clean Energy Package Implementation

The Single Energy Market (“SEM”) Committee published its Roadmap to Clean Energy Package (“CEP”) Implementation Information Paper (the “Paper”) on 16 December 2019.  The Paper can be found here. The CEP contains eight European legislative... READ MORE

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