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Maples Group
On January 21 2019, the Irish Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2018 (Act) came into force.
Matheson
The European Commission (the "Commission") recently referred Ireland to the European Court of Justice (the "Court") ...
Matheson
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") has recently launched a guide to assist businesses selling online to comply with their consumer law obligations.
Dillon Eustace
On 11 April 2018 the European Commission published two directive proposals as part of the Commission's ‘New Deal for Consumers' ("New Deal").
Ireland
Matheson
A recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has set limits on the ability of national courts to intervene to save a contract which contains unfair terms.
DLA Piper
On 2 December 2019 Ireland introduced the Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act which sets a minimum five-year expiry period for gift vouchers and prohibits any charge for changing the name on...
Matheson
The Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") recently published an Addendum to the Consumer Protection Code 2012 (the "Addendum") to (the "CPC")...
Matheson
ComReg has recently published a draft Strategy Statement for Electronic Communications Services for 2019 – 2021 and is seeking input from stakeholders on ComReg's vision for the sector...
Arthur Cox
EIOPA has published its seventh annual consumer trends report and accompanying press release outlining key developments in the European insurance and pensions sector.
Walkers
The sale of non-performing loan ("NPL") books by Irish banks has been the subject of intense political and media scrutiny for a number of years due to the perceived impact of the sales of such loan books on underlying borrowers, particularly consumer and small and medium enterprise ("SME") borrowers.
Matheson
The European Commission (the "Commission") has published a draft Directive[1] which, if implemented, would introduce, for the first time in Ireland, a style of class action litigation by consumers against corporates.
Matheson
The CCPC has recommended that a new dedicated grocery sector regulator be established in light of the proposed EU Directive on Unfair Trading Practices (COM (2018)173) (the "Directive").
Matheson
The European Commission has recently actively confronted behaviours of large multinationals which it views as threatening the rights of European consumers
Dillon Eustace
International Association of Insurance Supervisors ("IAIS")
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 2 October 2018, Minister Heather Humphries, the Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation, signed the Competition Act 2002 (section 27) Order 2018.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
British Airways have found themselves the subject of a significant data breach where some 380,000 customers' data has been stolen.
Maples Group
This chapter first appeared in ICLG's Legal Guide to: Cybersecurity, 1st Edition.
Matheson
The Irish competition regulator has this week cleared a media merger, subject to a behavioural remedy of ‘ring-fencing'.
Dillon Eustace
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Dillon Eustace
On foot of increased pressure being placed on Irish banks by the European Central Bank (the "ECB") to deleverage their balance sheets, a number of Irish financial institutions...
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