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Debt Recovery Update: A New Legal Year
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • September 20 2016

As we head into a new Legal Year, we examine recent trends in debt recovery litigation. The Courts Service 2015 Annual Report noted, in the words of


Financial Litigation Update - Enforcement Difficulties
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 13 2016

The High Court, in Harrington & Anor v Gulland Property Finance Ltd & Anor 2016 IEHC 447, High Court, Baker J, 29 July 2016, held that the


Financial Services Update: Failure to Serve a Letter of Demand Correctly
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • August 24 2016

On 14 June 2016, the High Court determined that Start Mortgages Limited had not commenced enforcement proceedings in accordance with the terms of the


Lack of spousal consent blocks sale of family homes
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • July 27 2016

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal saw the first occasion upon which the principles governing the possible partition and sale of a family home


Judgment mortgage holder fails in application to force sale of family home due to lack of spousal consent
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 26 2016

The Court of Appeal has upheld two High Court decisions which refused the Plaintiff an order directing the Defendants to sell their family homes


Variable rate mortgage holders given further protection
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • July 26 2016

On 21 July 2016, the Central Bank announced that holders of variable rate mortgages will be granted further protections from 1 February 2017. The new


Resolving the Mortgage Arrears Crisis - Volume 22016
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • July 21 2016

This briefing summarises recent legislation, cases and trends relevant to ongoing efforts to resolve the mortgage arrears crisis. Mortgage arrears


Bank entitled to Bankruptcy Adjudication despite Borrowers’ Claim of Estoppel
  • AMOSS Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • June 27 2016

In a recent High Court Judgment, the Court found that Allied Irish Banks Plc (“the Bank”) was entitled to adjudication on foot of a Petition for


Programme for Government 2016: Overview
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland, OECD
  • June 1 2016

This briefing sets out some of the key points of the 2016 Programme for Government, which includes a wide range of policy proposals in areas such as


New Rules for Mortgage Credit and Property Related Loans
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 30 2016

The recent regulations transposing the Mortgage Credit Directive 201417 into Irish law are raising a host of issues for creditors, including, in