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Start-Up Conference: Competition can be healthy for an emerging business

If the odds are evenly balanced, competition can be a good thing, but keeping to the rules is important, writes Dave Boland.

22nd September, 2012
David McFadden, legal adviser at the Competition Authority.

If you're starting a business, the last thing you need is too much competition, right? Actually, competition is often a good thing, but it only works when the playing field is a fair one.

The Competition Authority is the state body responsible for enforcing Irish and European competition law in Ireland. Its mission is "to ensure that markets work well for Irish consumers, business and the economy".

It does this by taking action against anti-competitive...

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