Isolde Goggin, chairperson of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, said it did not block any proposed transaction in 2017. Photograph:  Eric Luke

The State’s competition regulators scrutinised more than 70 deals involving businesses with combined sales of €56 billion in 2017. Irish law requires(...)

Panda Green’s takeover of Greenstar went to a phase-two investigation by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Competition regulators ruled on 70 mergers in the Republic in 2016, according to a review published on Friday. The Competition and Consumer Protecti(...)

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager’s team insists there was never a U-turn and that it kept Apple and Ireland up to date with its tax probe. Photograph: Getty

Apple and Ireland are preparing appeals to argue that European Union competition investigators unfairly kept them in the dark during a probe that ende(...)

The departure of the UK from the EU would have a particularly severe effect on the UK’s financial services sector, the seminar on Brexit was told.

Business leaders would be wrong to think that the Brexit referendum does not have immediate consequences for them, a seminar on the key challenges fac(...)