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August 20, 2021

Motor insurers set to introduce new compliance measures following CCPC investigation

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has secured legally binding commitments from six parties that were under investigation in the private motor insurance …...

August 9, 2021

CCPC publishes 2020 Annual Report

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today published its 2020 Annual Report. The report details the CCPC’s swift response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the surge in demand...

July 19, 2021

EU Market Surveillance Regulation comes into effect

Significant new product safety legislation, the Market Surveillance Regulation (2019/1020) (MS Regulation) came into effect across Europe on Friday 16 July. Market surveillance ensures …...

July 9, 2021

CCPC welcomes the publication of the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2021

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the publication of the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2021 …...

July 7, 2021

CCPC requires commitment from Orpea to acquire six Firstcare nursing homes

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a binding commitment, the proposed acquisition by Orpea S.A.* (Orpea) of six Firstcare …...

June 30, 2021

CCPC puts spotlight on anti-competitive pricing practice

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has launched a campaign to alert Irish retailers of a harmful anticompetitive pricing practice, called resale price …...

May 28, 2021

CCPC to jointly lead European Commission dialogue with TikTok

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), as a member of the European Union Consumer Protection Cooperation (CPC) Network, is co-leading a formal dialogue …...

May 21, 2021

Public consultation on Consumer Rights Bill begins

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has announced a public consultation on the General Scheme of the Consumer Rights Bill 2021 is now …...

April 29, 2021

CCPC seeks High Court order on Coach House agreement

In April 2019, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) opened an investigation into suspected anti-competitive practices by Chairs Limited, which trades under the …...

April 28, 2021

Notice under Section 14B of the Competition Act 2002

In April 2019, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) commenced an investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in relation to the sale …...

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