On both sides of the Atlantic, significant and historic changes brought a unique set of challenges during 2017.
Irrespective of resulting economic and geo-political ripples, however, we continued to see a steady stream of merger notifications to the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) during the last year. Although there were no in-depth Phase II investigations, we believe 2017 should be appropriately characterised as a year which demonstrated a more interventionist approach by the CCPC.
Read our Merger Control Insight which sets out the most notable developments in 2017.
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