Watchdog versus top dog

Inside the battle between the competition tsar and the country's biggest company

4th June, 2017
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It has been a bruising couple of weeks for corporate watchdogs. First, the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chief Sean FitzPatrick exposed the calamitous investigative failings of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.

Then last Monday, the Supreme Court ruled to collar the dawn raid powers of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) following a costly and protracted legal collision with building supplies giant CRH, the country’s largest company with a...

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