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April 9, 2019

Guilty plea in Ireland’s first criminal prosecution involving “gun-jumping” in a merger

On 8 April 2019, Armalou Holdings Limited pleaded guilty in Dublin Metropolitan District Court to illegally putting into effect a business merger without first obtaining the necessary regulatory approval. ...

March 26, 2019

What impact could Brexit have on your consumer rights or business?

What will happen if you have a problem with an online order from a UK business after Brexit? What about extra charges?  We have …...

February 21, 2019

Galway car trader receives 4 month suspended sentence

Galway car trader Kevin McGann, previously trading as KMM Motors, Claregalway Road, has been convicted of providing a consumer with false information in relation to a car. ...

February 6, 2019

CCPC requires commitments from Panda to secure approval for acquisition of Knockharley Landfill

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to binding commitments, the proposed acquisition of Knockharley Landfill Limited (Knockharley), by Pandagreen Limited …...

January 10, 2019

Fine tune your finances in 2019

For many of us, the new year brings new resolutions and this year, TV viewers have the opportunity to learn how to transform their finances, as RTÉ airs a new...

January 9, 2019

CCPC to carry out a phase 2 investigation of Berendsen(Elis)/Kings Laundry merger

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided to carry out a full (Phase 2 investigation) into the proposed acquisition by Berendsen Ireland Limited of sole control of Kings...

January 4, 2019

36% increase in merger and acquisition notifications to the CCPC

The number of mergers and acquisitions notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) increased by 36% last year, according to the organisation’s Mergers and Acquisitions Report for 2018....

January 3, 2019

CCPC to carry out a phase 2 investigation of LN-Gaiety/MCD Productions merger

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided to carry out a full Phase 2 investigation in relation to the proposed acquisition of MCD Productions Unlimited Company by LN-Gaiety...

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