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November 29, 2020

CCPC seeks High Court order on Ticketmaster agreement

Why did the CCPC investigate ticketing? In January 2017, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) commenced an investigation into suspected anti-competitive practices in …...

November 29, 2020

Notice under Section 14B of the Competition Act 2002

In January 2017, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) commenced an investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in relation to the provision …...

November 20, 2020

Platform to Business Regulation (P2B) – what online platforms need to know

EU Regulation 2019/1150 (the P2B Regulation) was transposed into Irish legislation in July 2020 through S.I. No. 256 of 2020 European Union (Promoting fairness …...

November 4, 2020

CCPC welcomes adoption of OECD Recommendation on Financial Literacy

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the adoption of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Recommendation on Financial Literacy at …...

November 3, 2020

Consumer warning about irelandsstore .com

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has issued a warning in relation to a website selling to consumers in Ireland called irelandsstore .com. …...

October 30, 2020

CCPC extends verticals declaration

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

October 8, 2020

Unannounced car inspections take place in Dublin and Kildare

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), assisted by colleagues from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, the Garda Stolen Vehicle Investigation Unit as …...

September 17, 2020

CCPC issues preliminary findings to organisations under investigation in the private motor insurance sector

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today issued preliminary findings to five insurers, an insurance industry trade association and an insurance broker: …...

September 1, 2020

VAT reduction & pricing – knowing your business obligations

As part of the Government’s July Stimulus Package, the standard rate of VAT has been reduced from 23% to 21%, effective from today [1 …...

August 24, 2020

CCPC requests submissions for new strategy statement

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has an economy-wide remit to enforce competition and consumer protection law. We work to achieve our vision …...

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