Guidelines for Business

Our guidance helps businesses to understand their obligations under law and promotes a culture of compliance

Complying with competition law: A guide for businesses and trade associations

Date: 01/06/2013

This guide aims to help you stay on the right side of competition law by providing some useful information on setting up a compliance programme.

Guide for the Domestic Waste Collection Sector

Date: 01/04/2013

As a permit-holding provider of domestic waste services, you need to be aware that the service you provide is a commercial practice and, as …

Your Business and Competition Law

Date: 01/10/2012

This guide aims to help you stay on the right side of competition law, help protect your business from anti-competitive conduct by others, help you to spot when others are engaging in anti-competitive behaviour and guide you if you suspect anti-competitive activity.

Guidance on Agreements between Competitors to Reduce Capacity

Date: 16/06/2011

This Guidance Notice provides guidance on the application of Irish/European competition law to businesses considering entering into agreements, or any form of co-ordination to reduce capacity in specific industries in Ireland.

If You Sell Products to Consumers

Date: 01/05/2011

If your business sells products to consumers, these transactions are covered by the Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act 1980. This legislation …

Bringing a Private Action for a Breach of Competition Law

Date: 01/03/2011

This guide is intended to give you some guidance as to when it might be appropriate for you to do bring a private action for a breach of competition law, and how to go about it.

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