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March 4, 2021

CCPC issues warning to consumers about potential pyramid scheme circulating on social media

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is warning consumers not to engage with a potential pyramid scheme that is circulating on social media …...

February 23, 2021

Joint Committee on Enterprise, Trade & Employment: CCPC opening statement

I am Isolde Goggin, Chairperson of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. I am joined by Brian McHugh, Member of the Commission, who has …...

February 5, 2021

CCPC obtains commitments in ESB/Coillte joint venture

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed joint venture between the Electricity …...

February 1, 2021

Loan servicing firms terminate acquisition during CCPC investigation

Link Group has informed the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) that it has decided not to proceed with acquiring Pepper and considers the …...

January 28, 2021

CCPC publishes guidance to help businesses amidst Brexit changes

Businesses reminded of the requirements of consumer protection law when selling online or over the phone. Businesses required to disclose their geographic address or …...

January 21, 2021

CCPC rejects as invalid merger notification relating to a joint venture between AIB; BOI; PTSB and KBC

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has rejected the merger notification relating to a proposed joint venture between Allied Irish Banks, PLC (AIB); …...

January 20, 2021

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment competition law public consultation

This year new legislation, the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2021, will transpose Directive EU 2019/1 (ECN+ Directive) into Irish law. The purpose of this Directive …...

January 5, 2021

CCPC publishes Merger & Acquisition Report 2020

The CCPC has published its annual merger report including statistics on the number of mergers and acquisitions notified and decided in 2020....

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