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#Insolvency Service of Ireland

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FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:59 PM 15,432 Views 42 Comments

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

Warnings that insolvency laws could contain "an extra layer of bank veto"
# Changes
# Changes

Warnings that insolvency laws could contain "an extra layer of bank veto"

Jul 20th 2014, 1:32 PM 7,397 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Justice briefed on the issue reports The Sunday Times.

A fate worse than debt: tackling Ireland's insolvency problem
# Debt Mountain
# Debt Mountain

A fate worse than debt: tackling Ireland's insolvency problem

Jul 20th 2014, 8:45 AM 8,349 Views 23 Comments

This week the Insolvency Service was branded “pathetic” – the director admits performance is disappointing, but can it be turned around?

'Pathetic' Insolvency Service 'not fit for purpose' - IMHO
# Debt Deals
# Debt Deals

'Pathetic' Insolvency Service 'not fit for purpose' - IMHO

Jul 15th 2014, 10:11 AM 5,657 Views 27 Comments

The ISI has defended the low level of debt deals, but is under attack over the pace of its work.

Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland
# Bad Bank
# Bad Bank

Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland

Apr 30th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,296 Views 17 Comments

The state-backed lender’s refusal to engage with personal insolvency legislation is in the crosshairs.

Just four mortgage deals have been completed by the Insolvency Service
# Debt Relief
# Debt Relief

Just four mortgage deals have been completed by the Insolvency Service

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:05 AM 6,358 Views 38 Comments

66 people have been made bankrupt in 2014 so far, more than all of last year.

They're back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

They're back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring

Apr 1st 2014, 11:45 AM 5,407 Views 29 Comments

The last time bank executives provided updates to the Finance Committee they were criticised for not being direct enough.

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months
# Debt
# Debt

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months

Dec 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,797 Views 17 Comments

In the first three months of the ISI’s existence, it was inundated with calls and emails.

Most of borrower’s debt written off in first deal under new insolvency regime
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Most of borrower’s debt written off in first deal under new insolvency regime

Nov 25th 2013, 10:30 PM 26,260 Views 184 Comments

The first debt settlement arrangement has been agreed today.

Two more insolvency cases heard under new regime as 7,500 contact ISI
# Personal Insolvency
# Personal Insolvency

Two more insolvency cases heard under new regime as 7,500 contact ISI

Nov 21st 2013, 5:55 PM 7,648 Views 11 Comments

According to the statistics section of the ISI’s website, there were almost 7,500 contacts made to to the ISI either by email or telephone up to the end of October.

Column: Legal protection of “accountant” is an essential matter of public protection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Legal protection of “accountant” is an essential matter of public protection

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 489 Views 18 Comments

You don’t have to look too far to see the consequences of bad financial advice in Ireland – and yet anyone can set themselves up as an accountant, without education, qualifications or experience, writes Joe Aherne.

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Sep 10th 2013, 8:52 PM 24,174 Views 142 Comments

Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.

Insolvency service to take applications from 9 September
# Personal Insolvency Act
# Personal Insolvency Act

Insolvency service to take applications from 9 September

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:43 PM 9,859 Views 12 Comments

Insolvent debtors are being advised to attempt to work out an agreement with their creditors before contacting the service.

Insolvent borrowers 'will be named and shamed' online in new system
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Insolvent borrowers 'will be named and shamed' online in new system

May 20th 2013, 6:36 PM 14,513 Views 116 Comments

Fianna Fáil says the public register of people in insolvency procedures could shame people away from participating.

Social justice group distances itself from insolvency budget figures
# Insolvency Guidelines
# Insolvency Guidelines

Social justice group distances itself from insolvency budget figures

Apr 19th 2013, 6:23 PM 5,582 Views 20 Comments

The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice said that the figures were “an adapted version of the Minimum Essential Budget Standards data”.

Struggling borrowers may have to move house, sell car and change creche to enter new insolvency process
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Struggling borrowers may have to move house, sell car and change creche to enter new insolvency process

Apr 18th 2013, 3:10 PM 21,299 Views 230 Comments

The new guidelines do NOT, however, require one parent to give up work if their childcare costs more than they earn.

PIC: How much a single person can spend under the new insolvency rules
# Debt
# Debt

PIC: How much a single person can spend under the new insolvency rules

Apr 18th 2013, 2:41 PM 34,344 Views 171 Comments

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has published its guidelines for spending limits to qualify for the new procedures.

Deloitte director Lorcan O'Connor to head Ireland's insolvency service
# Insolvency Bill
# Insolvency Bill

Deloitte director Lorcan O'Connor to head Ireland's insolvency service

Sep 16th 2012, 12:58 PM 6,824 Views 13 Comments

Justice and Equality Minister Alan Shatter announced the appointment this afternoon.