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EU Commission’s Preliminary View – Insurance Ireland breached EU competition law

  • Ireland
  • Corporate

18-06-2021

The Commission has informed Insurance Ireland, an association of Irish insurers, of its preliminary view that it breached EU antitrust rules by restricting competition in the Irish motor vehicle insurance market. The Commission takes issue with certain conditions of access to the Insurance Link platform, a data sharing system, which Insurance Ireland administers. The Commission considers that Insurance Ireland arbitrarily delayed or de facto denied access to the system to companies that had a legitimate interest in joining it, and that hurdles remain in place that might affect companies seeking to enter the Irish motor insurance market.

 


Further detail on this will be contained in our Newsletter.

 

Further detail on this will be contained in our Newsletter.

For more information, please contact: 

Sean Ryan, Partner, Corporate - SeanRyan@eversheds-sutherland.ie 

Katie Haberlin, Senior Associate, Corporate - KatieHaberlin@eversheds-sutherland.ie 

Shane Kelly, Solicitor, Corporate - ShaneMKelly@eversheds-sutherland.ie