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December 10, 2018

New Geo-blocking Regulation commences

Consumers can no longer be restricted from accessing websites based on their location Consumers will be able to compare and avail of products and …...

December 6, 2018

CCPC publishes financial well-being research

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today published details of the first financial well-being study conducted in Ireland. The research examines the behaviours and circumstances that influence financial...

November 29, 2018

CCPC examines potential anti-competitive conduct by the Restaurants Association of Ireland

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has commenced a civil competition law investigation into the conduct of the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI). …...

November 7, 2018

Consultation on simplified merger procedure for the review of certain mergers and acquisitions

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) invites submissions to a public consultation which is seeking views on simplifying the procedures used to review …...

November 1, 2018

Campaign launched to help businesses who sell online

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) publishes new guide to help businesses understand their obligations under the Consumer Rights Directive. Campaign follows research …...

October 17, 2018

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food & the Marine: CCPC Opening Statement by Isolde Goggin

I would like to thank the Committee for the opportunity to speak to you today about the proposed Directive of the European Parliament and …...

October 12, 2018

Revised Merger Notification Thresholds

Following a public consultation reviewing certain provisions of the Competition Act 2002, the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has issued a Ministerial Order …...

October 4, 2018

CCPC to carry out phase 2 investigation of Enva/Rilta merger

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided to carry out a full Phase 2 investigation into the proposed acquisition by Exponent Private …...

September 28, 2018

CCPC report recommends introduction of economic regulation in the household waste collection market

The CCPC has today published a report assessing the household waste collection market. The report examines the market from a competition, consumer protection and regulatory perspective....

September 19, 2018

CCPC commences Grocery Regulations inspections

On 30 April 2016, the Consumer Protection Act 2007 (Grocery Goods Undertakings) Regulations 2016, known as the Grocery Goods Regulations, took effect. The Grocery …...

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