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September 13, 2017

CCPC launches project on standard term contracts in residential care services for older people

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has begun a project to examine standard term contracts in residential care services for older people. The …...

September 3, 2017

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s 2016 Annual Report

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has published its second Annual Report, showing the reach and impact of its work across the economy. The report outlines the enforcement actions...

August 24, 2017

CCPC takes enforcement action against John Duignan, trading as “John Duignan Motors”, Longford

CCPC takes enforcement action against John Duignan, trading as “John Duignan Motors”, Longford...

August 4, 2017

CCPC welcomes new Member Brian McHugh

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes Tánaiste & Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald’s appointment of Brian McHugh as a Member of the Commission. ...

July 24, 2017

Residential care services for the elderly

24 July 2017: Consumer protection legislation – the European Communities (Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts) Regulations 1995 – provides specific protections to consumers who …...

July 17, 2017

CCPC launches study of PCP car finance market

The CCPC announced today that it has commenced a study of the Personal Contract Plan (PCP) car finance market. PCP is a form of hire purchase that is an increasingly...

July 12, 2017

CCPC obtains commitments from Kantar Media to secure approval for proposed acquisition of Newsaccess

Approval requires divestment of Newsaccess’ fixed assets to a new supplier, commitments to maintain pricing for a certain timeframe and the release of a number of Newsaccess customers from their...

July 6, 2017

Motor insurance inspections

On 4 July 2017, the European Commission confirmed that unannounced inspections had taken place at the premises of companies active in motor insurance in the …...

June 15, 2017

CCPC publishes Mortgages Options Paper

‘Options for Ireland’s Mortgage Market’ outlines considerations for developing a competitive and stable mortgage market...

June 12, 2017

Dublin car trader handed six month suspended sentence following investigation and prosecution by CCPC

Suspended sentence handed down to Mr. Timmy Keane for an offence related to the sale of a vehicle to a consumer with a false …...

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