2015 News Archive

December 22, 2015

Enforcement Action Taken against Expert Ireland Retail PLC

  The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“the Commission”) has today published details of enforcement action taken against Expert Ireland Retail PLC (Expert Ireland). …...

December 18, 2015

Commission takes further action against sellers/importers of Hoverboards

  Following yesterday’s action, Commission directs a further number of retailers and importers not to sell non-compliant Hoverboards* Only products which are certified as …...

December 17, 2015

Commission takes enforcement action against sellers of Hoverboards

  Commission directs a number of retailers not to sell non-compliant Hoverboards* Further enforcement action is planned; only products which are certified as meeting …...

December 8, 2015

Commission secures compensation orders for consumer against Dublin car trader

  The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“the Commission”) has today secured compensation orders for consumers who had been provided with misleading information with …...

November 26, 2015

Commission stops the importation of 1,400 Hoverboards at Dublin Port

  Consumers and businesses warned of safety concerns associated with Hoverboards   26 November 2015: The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“the Commission”) has …...

November 18, 2015

Commission and ComReg sign cooperation agreement

  On the 11th November 2015 the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (‘the Commission’) and the Commission for Communications Regulation (‘ComReg’) signed a cooperation …...

November 9, 2015

Commission takes enforcement action against Phoenix Motor Company

  The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“the Commission”) has today published details of enforcement action taken against Phoenix Motor Company. The action was …...

October 21, 2015

Commission clears proposed acquisition by Baxter Healthcare Limited of Fannin Compounding

  The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“the Commission”) has today cleared the proposed acquisition whereby Baxter Healthcare Limited (“Baxter Healthcare”) will acquire certain …...

October 15, 2015

Commission obtains divestitures from Topaz Investments Limited to secure approval for proposed acquisition of Esso Ireland

  The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (“the Commission”) has today cleared the proposed acquisition by Topaz Investments Limited (“Topaz”) of sole control of …...

October 6, 2015

Commission secures 5-year commitments from Booking.com

  Accommodation providers in Ireland will have increased ability to offer lower prices Consumers will have greater access to more competitive rates   Tuesday, …...

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