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December 2, 2022

CCPC reminds car dealers to comply with consumer protection law following inspections in Mayo and Sligo

Following a series of inspections this week, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is reminding car traders of their legal obligation to give …...

November 30, 2022

CCPC extends verticals declaration to March 2023

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today extended the validity of its declaration in respect of vertical agreements and concerted practices (the “declaration”) until …...

November 29, 2022

CCPC welcomes the publication of the Department of Finance’s Retail Banking Review

The Competition and Consumer Protection (CCPC) has welcomed the publication of the Department of Finance’s Retail Banking Review earlier today. During the course of …...

November 28, 2022

CCPC welcomes new rights for consumers

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has welcomed the new Consumer Rights Act 2022, which comes into force tonight. The Consumer Rights Act …...

November 25, 2022

CCPC issues assessment to East Cork Oil and Misty Lane in on going merger review

As part of its merger review process into the proposed acquisition by East Cork Oil Company Unlimited Company (East Cork Oil) of sole control …...

November 22, 2022

CCPC analysis of fuel price movements finds market is competitive and explains delay in excise cut being reflected at pumps

The CCPC conducted an analysis of the retail motor fuel sector with particular focus on the 19-day period between 2 and 20 March 2022 …...

November 18, 2022

CCPC welcomes commencement of Consumer Credit (Amendment) Act 2022

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the commencement of the Consumer Credit (Amendment) Act 2022 (the “Act”) in relation to high-cost credit …...

November 8, 2022

CCPC requires binding commitments from BWG to acquire McCarrick’s

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed acquisition by BWG Foods Unlimited …...

October 27, 2022

CCPC welcomes Oireachtas approval of the Consumer Rights Bill 2022

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has welcomed Oireachtas approval of the Consumer Rights Bill 2022, which will strengthen consumer rights online and …...

September 22, 2022

CCPC issues assessment to Uniphar and NaviCorp in relation to its on-going merger review

As part of its merger review process into the proposed acquisition of pharmacy solutions business, NaviCorp Limited (trading as Navi Group), by healthcare services …...

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