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  • 15

    Mar

    Request for Submissions Official Languages Act 2003

    The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) proposes to draft a scheme in accordance with Section 11 of the Official Languages Act 2003. The primary objective of the Act is to ensure better availability and a higher standard of public services through Irish.

  • 08

    Nov

    Do you sell online as a business? Know your obligations

    While taking advantage of the opportunities offered by selling online, businesses should be aware of their obligations under consumer protection law. If you sell online, you should be aware of the Consumer Rights Directive (CRD), which sets out consumers’ rights when shopping on the internet.

  • 18

    Oct

    Electrical Equipment Regulations… Are you in compliance?

    Traders selling any electrical equipment that is designed for use with a voltage rating of between 50 and 1,000 volts for alternating current and between 75 and 1,500 volts for direct current should be aware that, as of June 2016, there are new Regulations with which they must comply.

  • 15

    Sep

    Opening statement in relation to motor insurance premiums

    The CCPC's opening statement in relation to motor insurance premiums at the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach.

  • 24

    Aug

    Sharing information with competitors is a risky business

    Competition law requires competitors to act strictly independently of each other in the market. When competing companies share commercially sensitive information, whether directly or indirectly through a third party, this can cause problems under competition law.

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