This article examines a recent decision of the Irish High Court, CRH Plc, Irish Cement Ltd and Seamus Lynch v The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission [2016] IEHC 162, which highlights the importance of regulators complying with the scope of search warrants and with privacy laws when conducting dawn raids. It provides ten tips for organisations to be cognizant of during dawn raid investigations.

It was published in the May/June 2016 edition of the Data Protection Ireland Journal.