The Irish Parliament approves the new legislation substantially increasing the financial thresholds for mandatory notification of transactions

On 18 October, the Houses of the Oireachtas (the Irish Parliament) approved legislation (SI No 388/2018) increasing substantially the financial thresholds at and above which mandatory notification of a transaction is required to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in Ireland. From 1 January 2019, only mergers where the acquirer and target each generate €10 million (or more) and together generate €60 million (or more) of turnover in Ireland will trigger mandatory notification. Smaller deals no longer require mandatory notification

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  • Matheson (Dublin)
  • Matheson (Dublin)

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Helen Kelly, Kate McKenna, The Irish Parliament approves the new legislation substantially increasing the financial thresholds for mandatory notification of transactions, 18 October 2018, e-Competitions October 2018, Art. N° 101115

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