The Irish Competition Authority secures High Court undertakings required from domestic medical association in order to amend the contract for treatment of public patients (General Medical Service)

Antitrust & Associations: Collective Refusals to Supply – What’s the Deal* Well summer is here and I have to admit that my blog output has slowed a bit (and likely will through the summer). Nevertheless, on my daily media and competition authorities sweep earlier I read what I thought was a rather interesting note by the Irish Competition Authority on collective action by voluntary trade associations: What’s the story … with the IMO representing their members?. This plain language note, in the context of a settlement with the Irish Medical Organisation, set out I thought very well an issue that commonly arises in voluntary trade associations – namely, when can an association and its members collectively refuse to supply goods or services? When voluntary trade associations step into

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  • Steve Szentesi Law Corporation (Vancouver)

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Steve Szentesi, The Irish Competition Authority secures High Court undertakings required from domestic medical association in order to amend the contract for treatment of public patients (General Medical Service), 28 May 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2014, Art. N° 67724

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