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July 4, 2022

CCPC welcomes the new Competition (Amendment) Act 2022

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has welcomed the enactment of the Competition (Amendment) Act 2022. The Act transposes Directive 2019/1 (ECN+ Directive) …...

June 24, 2022

CCPC warns car dealers across Cavan and Monaghan to comply with consumer protection law

The CCPC is warning car traders in counties Cavan and Monaghan of their legal obligation to give complete and correct information to consumers when …...

June 16, 2022

CCPC requires binding commitments to clear establishment of new mobile payments service by banks

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed transaction whereby Allied Irish Banks …...

June 7, 2022

CCPC requires binding commitments to clear Tesco Ireland’s proposed acquisition of Joyce’s Supermarkets

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed acquisition by Tesco Ireland Limited …...

June 2, 2022

CCPC publishes Impact Assessment Report 2017-2020

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has published a report that estimates the potential value to consumers of the organisation’s competition enforcement and …...

June 1, 2022

CCPC publishes Consumer Protection List 2021

34 enforcement actions taken against traders in breach of consumer protection laws 82% of enforcement actions taken against online traders Court proceedings affected by …...

May 24, 2022

CCPC requires commitments from BOI to acquire KBC Ireland assets

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed acquisition by The Governor and …...

May 10, 2022

CCPC to carry out a Phase 2 investigation of Permanent TSB’s proposed acquisition of certain assets of Ulster Bank

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

May 9, 2022

CCPC carries out unannounced inspections of car dealers in Munster area

CCPC car dealer inspections carried out across Cork and Kerry Consumers advised to use CCPC’s ‘Buying a Car’ checklist when buying a second-hand car …...

May 3, 2022

CCPC research shows financial institutions how they can use behavioural insights to improve consumer saving habits and financial well-being

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today launched findings from its successful behavioural research trial on consumer saving habits. The research was …...

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