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July 1, 2020

CCPC warns businesses must act independently when setting prices during reopening phase

CCPC engages with trade associations following public statements to warn against co-ordination Any new prices & charges must adhere to competition and consumer protection …...

June 15, 2020

Changes to terms and conditions in consumer contracts

The restrictions introduced due to COVID-19 to limit the spread of the virus has led to wide-spread cancellation or deferral of events and services, …...

June 12, 2020

CCPC launches public consultation on public liability insurance market

This consultation is now closed. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) announced today that it has opened a public consultation and is seeking …...

June 5, 2020

CCPC Concludes Examination of Beef Industry Complaints

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today written to over 200 individuals, including the Independent Farmers of Ireland, the Beef Plan Movement, …...

June 2, 2020

CCPC publishes new product safety guidance for COVID-19 consumer face masks

Guidance is intended to allow for safe products to be put on the market as quickly as possible Businesses warned that they must provide …...

May 7, 2020

Simplified Merger Notification Procedure Regime to commence on 1 July 2020

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has announced that a simplified merger notification procedure regime will officially commence on Wednesday 1 July 2020. …...

May 1, 2020

Guidance for business on PPE for consumer use during COVID-19 Crisis

Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and the Irish PPE Regulation (S.I. 136/2018) (the PPE Regulations) set out the essential requirements which must be met before personal …...

April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Business Reminder – Payment Methods

A number of businesses including restaurants and fast food outlets may have changed, or are considering changing, their business models, including how they take …...

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 European Competition Law Joint Statement

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is a member of the European Competition Network (ECN). This is a network of 27 competition authorities …...

March 23, 2020

Consumer warning about whatadeal.ie

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today issued a warning to consumers in relation to a website that is selling to consumers …...

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