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April 29, 2022

CCPC issues assessment to a number of parties in relation to Synch mobile payment service

As part of its review process into the proposed transaction whereby a joint venture between Allied Irish Banks (AIB), the Governor and Company of …...

April 28, 2022

CCPC clears AIB acquisition of Ulster Bank commercial loans

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared the proposed acquisition of certain assets of Ulster Bank Ireland DAC (Ulster Bank) by Allied …...

April 22, 2022

CCPC welcomes the publication of the Consumer Rights Bill 2022

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the publication of the Consumer Rights Bill (CRB) 2022. This new draft legislation will bring about …...

April 22, 2022

CCPC to carry out a Phase 2 investigation of proposed acquisition of NaviCorp Limited by Uniphar Plc

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

April 7, 2022

CCPC to carry out a Phase 2 investigation of proposed acquisition of Joyce’s Supermarkets by Tesco Ireland

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

April 4, 2022

CCPC opens further consultation on proposed guidelines for exercising new competition law powers

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) today opens the second in a series of public consultations on how it intends to use the …...

March 30, 2022

CCPC research shows increase in shopping from Irish based sites post Brexit

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has released research it commissioned from Ipsos MRBI in December 2021 examining the impact of COVID-19 and Brexit …...

March 28, 2022

Car dealer convicted following CCPC investigation

A Meath based car dealer, Anthony Behan of Ratoath, Co. Meath, has been convicted of misleading a consumer in relation to the crash history …...

March 21, 2022

Joint statement by the European Competition Network (ECN) on the application of competition law in the context of the war in Ukraine

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 11, 2022

CCPC reminds traders of the importance of compliance with competition and consumer protection law amid Ukraine crisis

The war in Ukraine has created significant issues in a number of sectors. In particular the impact on fuel prices has created much concern …...

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