2020 news archive

December 23, 2020

CCPC Public Liability Insurance study published

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today published its market study on the public liability insurance market. The CCPC commenced the study …...

December 22, 2020

Christmas hours for merger notifications

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is advising parties who intend to submit merger notifications during the Christmas period of the following arrangements: …...

December 15, 2020

CCPC Publishes Strategy Statement 2021-2023

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has published its Strategy Statement 2021-2023. This is the CCPC’s third Strategy Statement since its establishment in …...

December 10, 2020

CCPC to carry out a Phase 2 investigation of ESB and Coillte joint venture

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided to carry out a full Phase 2 investigation into the proposed joint venture between the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and Coillte...

December 7, 2020

CCPC welcomes proposed reforms to legal education and training

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the recent publication of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority’s (LSRA) report into the education and training …...

December 3, 2020

The CCPC welcomes publication of the Hamilton Report to deal with economic crime

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the publication today of the “Review of structures and strategies to prevent, investigate and penalise economic …...

November 29, 2020

CCPC seeks High Court order on Ticketmaster agreement

Why did the CCPC investigate ticketing? In January 2017, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) commenced an investigation into suspected anti-competitive practices in …...

November 29, 2020

Notice under Section 14B of the Competition Act 2002

In January 2017, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) commenced an investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in relation to the provision …...

November 20, 2020

Platform to Business Regulation (P2B) – what online platforms need to know

EU Regulation 2019/1150 (the P2B Regulation) was transposed into Irish legislation in July 2020 through S.I. No. 256 of 2020 European Union (Promoting fairness …...

November 4, 2020

CCPC welcomes adoption of OECD Recommendation on Financial Literacy

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the adoption of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Recommendation on Financial Literacy at …...

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