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May 21, 2021

Public consultation on Consumer Rights Bill begins

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has announced a public consultation on the General Scheme of the Consumer Rights Bill 2021 is now …...

April 29, 2021

CCPC seeks High Court order on Coach House agreement

In April 2019, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) opened an investigation into suspected anti-competitive practices by Chairs Limited, which trades under the …...

April 28, 2021

Notice under Section 14B of the Competition Act 2002

In April 2019, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) commenced an investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in relation to the sale …...

March 9, 2021

CCPC publishes Consumer Protection List 2020

Consumer Protection List 2020 The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today published the Consumer Protection List 2020 (CPL). The CCPC is responsible …...

March 4, 2021

CCPC issues warning to consumers about potential pyramid scheme circulating on social media

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is warning consumers not to engage with a potential pyramid scheme that is circulating on social media …...

February 23, 2021

Joint Committee on Enterprise, Trade & Employment: CCPC opening statement

I am Isolde Goggin, Chairperson of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. I am joined by Brian McHugh, Member of the Commission, who has …...

February 5, 2021

CCPC obtains commitments in ESB/Coillte joint venture

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed joint venture between the Electricity …...

February 1, 2021

Loan servicing firms terminate acquisition during CCPC investigation

Link Group has informed the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) that it has decided not to proceed with acquiring Pepper and considers the …...

January 28, 2021

CCPC publishes guidance to help businesses amidst Brexit changes

Businesses reminded of the requirements of consumer protection law when selling online or over the phone. Businesses required to disclose their geographic address or …...

January 21, 2021

CCPC rejects as invalid merger notification relating to a joint venture between AIB; BOI; PTSB and KBC

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has rejected the merger notification relating to a proposed joint venture between Allied Irish Banks, PLC (AIB); …...

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