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Authorisation Requirements Extended to Hire-Purchase and other Types of Credit: Are You Ready?

Ireland - May 16 2022 The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2022 was commenced (in full) on 16 May 2022, giving effect to one…

Adrian Farrell, Fergus Gillen, Darragh Murphy

The Consumer Rights Bill 2022: “Buyer Beware” or “Trader Beware”?

European Union, Ireland - May 13 2022 The Consumer Rights Bill 2022 will bring about a number of positive changes for consumers. The Bill will strengthen consumer rights, protections and…

Adam Finlay, Martina Firbank, Paul Lavery, Heather Mahon, Douglas McMahon, Martin O'Neill, Peter Osborne

Financial Services Regulatory Update - April 2022 Round Up

European Union, Ireland - May 12 2022 On 4 April 2022, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "CBI") issued new regulations amending the list of pre-approval controlled functions ("PCFs") (here)…

Morgan Dunne, Adrian Farrell, Iain Ferguson, Fergus Gillen, Judith Lawless, Darragh Murphy, Joanne O'Rourke, Mark White

Spotlight on Diversity and Inclusion in Financial Services Regulation

Ireland - May 10 2022 Diversity and inclusion (“D&I”) continues to be a key focus for regulators with both the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (the “CBI”)…

Darragh Murphy, Joanne O'Rourke

Progress on Individual Accountability Framework - SEAR

Ireland - April 14 2022 As highlighted in our recent briefing here, the General Scheme of the Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Bill 2021 (the “Bill”) is…

Mary Brassil, Donal Hamilton, Terence McCrann, Darragh Murphy, Joanne O'Rourke