Republic of Ireland: Testing merger procedures
The merger regime in Ireland has altered radically following the implementation of the Irish Competition Act 2002 from 1 January this year. Here John Meade explains the main changes
The merger regime in Ireland has undergone a radical change since 1 January. Companies conducting business in Ireland which fall within the terms of the merger provisions contained in the Irish Competition Act 2002 must notify mergers and acquisitions to the Irish Competition Authority. Particular provisions apply in relation to media mergers.
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