Elaine Byrne: This is one state watchdog that’s not afraid to bite
We should start getting used to reading about the CCPC in the headlines
Tuesday’s raid on Irish insurance brokers by the EU Competition Directorate and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is a sign of serious intent by Ireland’s most powerful watchdog.
The CCPC does not exactly roll off the tongue. Nor is Isolde Goggin’s name familiar to the Irish public. But her decisions as chair of this independent statutory body have an extraordinary impact on the daily lives of Irish citizens. We...
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