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October 12, 2018

Revised Merger Notification Thresholds

Following a public consultation reviewing certain provisions of the Competition Act 2002, the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has issued a Ministerial Order …...

October 4, 2018

CCPC to carry out phase 2 investigation of Enva/Rilta merger

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided to carry out a full Phase 2 investigation into the proposed acquisition by Exponent Private …...

September 28, 2018

CCPC report recommends introduction of economic regulation in the household waste collection market

The CCPC has today published a report assessing the household waste collection market. The report examines the market from a competition, consumer protection and regulatory perspective....

September 19, 2018

CCPC commences Grocery Regulations inspections

On 30 April 2016, the Consumer Protection Act 2007 (Grocery Goods Undertakings) Regulations 2016, known as the Grocery Goods Regulations, took effect. The Grocery …...

September 12, 2018

CCPC clears media merger subject to confidentiality commitments

Following an extensive two-phase investigation, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to binding commitments, the acquisition by Reach Plc (Reach) …...

September 12, 2018

CCPC obtains commitments from Oaktree and Alanis to secure approval for joint control of Lioncor

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to binding commitments, the proposed acquisition by Oaktree Capital Group LLC (Oaktree) of 50% …...

August 30, 2018

CCPC publishes 2017 Annual Report

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today published its 2017 Annual Report. The report compiles the impact of the CCPC’s work on …...

August 17, 2018

CCPC obtains commitments from Uniphar to secure approval for proposed acquisition of SISK Healthcare

Following an extensive investigation, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today cleared the proposed acquisition of sole control of SISK Healthcare by …...

July 27, 2018

Taking Care of Business comes to Limerick

Building on the success of 2017’s event, Taking Care of Business will take place on Tuesday, 25 September, this time in Limerick. Hosted by …...

July 6, 2018

CCPC to carry out a Phase 2 investigation of Trinity Mirror media merger

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided to carry out a Phase 2 investigation into the proposed acquisition by Trinity Mirror plc …...

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