Organisation: Competition Authority
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Sean FitzPatrick judgment highlights the “difficulties and challenges” in investigating and prosecuting white-collar crime, according to a legal expert.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
A Bill aimed at protecting freelance workers has been passed by the Seanad.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
Have you noticed the closure or takeover of a local wine shop recently?
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
The country’s consumer protection watchdog has not taken any action to investigate the soaring cost of motor insurance despite hard-pressed businesses and consumers facing huge increases over the past 18 months.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
It seems that the legal profession is set to continue on its expensive merry way despite calls from the Troika and the Competition Authority to overhaul legal practices here.
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
The capitulation of the Government to the legal profession displays again how vested interests can hold others to ransom, writes
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Leading Irish sports retailer Elverys has acquired the landmark Maher’s Sports business in the heart of Cork city.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
ALMOST five years ago, when the troika stormtroopers confronted our Government with a chilling dose of reality around what we could and could not afford, one of the cost drivers targetted was Ireland’s exceptionally high legal fees.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
Over 10 years ago, just when the bank lending boom was getting under way, the then Competition Authority launched a report investigating the structure of the financial industry here.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
The government’s chief legal expert during the crash has confirmed that officials were “constantly” discussing five specific ways to cope with crisis from November 2007 and knew the risk was “systemic” from April 2008.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Shares in cement company CRH are likely to come under pressure today after the company confirmed its premises had been raided by the country’s competition watchdog
Mon, 18 May, 2015
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Senior civil servants are to face calls to appear again before an Oireachtas committee after a second organisation seemed to distance itself from suggestions that it was “satisfied” with privacy provisions of the postcode to be launched this year.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2015
A European Court of Justice ruling could see full union rights restored to tens of thousands of freelance workers denied such entitlements for more than a decade, according to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
More criminal prosecutions of companies that break consumer protection laws are on the way, Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton has promised.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
Parents have been told to use their power to persuade schools not to restrict the sale of uniforms to just one shop after the Competition Authority forced a manufacturer to supply a second retailer with one school’s uniform.
Sat, 30 Aug, 2014
The Competition Authority is urging schools to allow a number of different retailers to sell school uniforms.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
The National Consumer Agency and Competition Authority are to merge, it has been announced.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
Phone companies and banks top the list of businesses causing concern, confusion, and complaints among customers, according to the National Consumer Agency helpline.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
Thu, 03 Jul, 2014
A row between the Irish Medical Organisation and the Competition Authority over whether the union could negotiate collective agreements has ended in the IMO giving an undertaking not to organise or recommend a collective withdrawal of services or boycott by members.
Thu, 29 May, 2014
The Irish Medical Organisation says it has reached a "highly significant" deal which will allow it to represent GPs in contract talks with the Government.
Wed, 28 May, 2014
Fri, 16 May, 2014
Thu, 08 May, 2014
WE were promised a great cull of quangos, three years ago.
Mon, 05 May, 2014
Fri, 02 May, 2014
Sat, 26 Apr, 2014
Newstalk says RTÉ’s refusal to screen an advertisement promoting the independent radio station contravenes its public sector broadcasting remit.
Sat, 19 Apr, 2014
The UK business recently put in charge of managing IBRC commercial property loans bound for Nama has agreed to buy an Irish-based specialist software firm for nearly €130m.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
Thu, 03 Apr, 2014
The grocery market is to be strongly regulated to ensure fairness between suppliers and retailers.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
The Government is to sign off this week on a beefed up authority to protect the rights of consumers.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
The Competition Authority investigated 34 complaints of alleged criminal cartel behaviour or price fixing in 2013, as well as reviewing 14 such complaints carried over from previous years.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
The Competition Authority has issued a warning about proposed new rules for taxis.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014