What direction now for EU antitrust law?
The European Commission is set to play a greater role in directing antitrust law in Ireland
Irish businesses should beware the increasingly robust enforcement of antitrust law by the European Union, as the penalties for breaches can be severe.
Because of the limited resources of the Irish Competition Authority, the European Commission is likely to play an ever-increasing role in shaping and enforcing antitrust law in Ireland. Sectors that need to pay particular attention to developments include exporters and financial institutions.
The commission had an active year last year, and 2011...
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