The Competition Authority is the national agency responsible for enforcing Irish and European competition law. "Our responsibilities are to investigate breaches of competition law and take action against them," said Patrick Kenny, director of the cartels division of the Competition Authority.
"We also assess mergers, recommend ways to improve competition in the economy, and raise awareness of competition and competition law generally," he said.
According to Kenny, key concerns for start-ups (including franchise operations) include...
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