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#Regulator

# regulator - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Lottery scratch card prizes were 'omitted due to human error', inquiry finds
# Investigation
# Investigation

Lottery scratch card prizes were 'omitted due to human error', inquiry finds

Oct 8th 2020, 12:57 PM 38,633 Views 34 Comments

The National Lottery previously apologised that four of the top prizes were not included in certain games in recent years.

# regulator - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Over 10,000 charities now registered in Ireland, 8% with annual income more than €1m
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

Over 10,000 charities now registered in Ireland, 8% with annual income more than €1m

Jul 14th 2020, 11:32 AM 16,399 Views 38 Comments

The Charities Regulator described 2019 as its “busiest year to date”.

# regulator - Sunday 23 June, 2019

ComReg accuses broadband provider Pure Telecom of breaking contract-changing rules
# Regulator
# Regulator

ComReg accuses broadband provider Pure Telecom of breaking contract-changing rules

Jun 23rd 2019, 4:00 PM 17,705 Views 14 Comments

The watchdog issued a notice of non-compliance to the telco company.

# regulator - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Irish banks are fond of customer-first slogans - but the Central Bank says they're not living up to them
# Culture
# Culture

Irish banks are fond of customer-first slogans - but the Central Bank says they're not living up to them

Jul 24th 2018, 2:30 PM 13,732 Views 37 Comments

The review found there is still a crisis-era mindset in several executive committees.

# regulator - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Government to pay for couples to have IVF treatment
# Fertility
# Fertility

Government to pay for couples to have IVF treatment

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:52 PM 25,021 Views 137 Comments

The new legislation will also regulate surrogacy and the use of embryos for research.

# regulator - Sunday 14 May, 2017

A US regulator's website crashed after John Oliver posted a video about it
# Go Fcc Yourself
# Go Fcc Yourself

A US regulator's website crashed after John Oliver posted a video about it

May 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,382 Views 17 Comments

John Oliver’s show Last Week Tonight goes on air after a week of controversy – good controversy, though.

# regulator - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem
# Credit Check
# Credit Check

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem

Feb 3rd 2015, 11:39 AM 16,508 Views 51 Comments

Critics say that the digital currency lacks transparency – and a group of students have been trying to fix that.

# regulator - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Regulator knew about Setanta Insurance concerns since last November
# Liquidated
# Liquidated

Regulator knew about Setanta Insurance concerns since last November

May 6th 2014, 9:52 PM 9,947 Views 22 Comments

An estimated 75,000 customers are believed to have been left without insurance after the company entered liquidation.

# regulator - Friday 7 March, 2014

6,000 bank customers are missing out on their share of a €67m PPI pay-out
# Unopened Letters
# Unopened Letters

6,000 bank customers are missing out on their share of a €67m PPI pay-out

Mar 7th 2014, 8:28 AM 17,514 Views 18 Comments

77,000 customers were mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance since 2007. However some people may be missing out because they haven’t opened letters from their bank…

# regulator - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Does Shatter want more transparency in charities? 'You betcha' he does
# So Transparent
# So Transparent

Does Shatter want more transparency in charities? 'You betcha' he does

Feb 4th 2014, 6:50 PM 6,324 Views 20 Comments

Speaking in the Seanad, the minister said Chief Executive and board appointments for the new regulatory authority will be made soon.

# regulator - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin bill on charities regulator
# Charities Regulatory Authority
# Charities Regulatory Authority

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin bill on charities regulator

Jan 18th 2014, 9:41 AM 4,995 Views 34 Comments

The bill would see the Charities Regulatory Authority up and running by mid-2014.

# regulator - Friday 17 January, 2014

Shatter: Charity regulatory board will be set up by Easter
# Charities
# Charities

Shatter: Charity regulatory board will be set up by Easter

Jan 17th 2014, 6:20 PM 5,780 Views 51 Comments

All registered charities will have to provide reports to the authority each year on their activities.

# regulator - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities?

Dec 14th 2013, 10:12 AM 6,430 Views 71 Comments

Minister Alan Shatter has already said legislation for a regulator is being considered, but do you think it’s a good idea?

# regulator - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Watchdog rejects Irish Traveller complaint about Big Fat Gypsy Wedding
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Watchdog rejects Irish Traveller complaint about Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

Nov 5th 2013, 12:45 PM 27,010 Views 44 Comments

The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain had argued that episodes of the Channel 4 programme contained negative and damaging stereotypes.

# regulator - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Financial regulator: Holding onto best-skilled staff is a battle
# Backsliding
# Backsliding

Financial regulator: Holding onto best-skilled staff is a battle

Jun 13th 2013, 8:15 PM 5,507 Views 9 Comments

Deputy governor of the Central Bank Matthew Elderfield told the Public Accounts Committee that supervisors cannot rest on their laurels.

# regulator - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Watchdog to inspect disability centres for the first time
# Scrutiny
# Scrutiny

Watchdog to inspect disability centres for the first time

May 14th 2013, 3:07 PM 3,327 Views 6 Comments

There are around 9,500 people living in residential centres around the country – and this is the first time the centres will be subject to independent scrutiny.

# regulator - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

New regulator 'will restore confidence in planning system'
# Planning
# Planning

New regulator 'will restore confidence in planning system'

May 7th 2013, 3:51 PM 6,084 Views 37 Comments

The establishment of such a regulator was recommended in the Mahon Tribunal’s report.

# regulator - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Matthew Elderfield steps down as Financial Regulator (and waives €100k bonus)
# So Long
# So Long

Matthew Elderfield steps down as Financial Regulator (and waives €100k bonus)

Apr 9th 2013, 11:51 AM 13,146 Views 95 Comments

Elderfield, who has been the financial regulator for three years, is returning to London to pursue other interests.

# regulator - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Extract: 'The Financial Regulator investigating what went wrong at Irish Nationwide is a unique piece of Irish irony'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: 'The Financial Regulator investigating what went wrong at Irish Nationwide is a unique piece of Irish irony'

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 225 Views 44 Comments

Michael Fingleton’s autonomous powers in Irish Nationwide should have been picked up on by the Financial Regulator – why weren’t they? asks Tom Lyons and Richard Curran.

# regulator - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Australian media watchdog opens probe into royal prank station
# Hoax Call
# Hoax Call

Australian media watchdog opens probe into royal prank station

Dec 13th 2012, 7:47 AM 2,278 Views 22 Comments

The media regulator says the investigation is into the 2Day FM station and not the presenters who made the hoax call.

# regulator - Monday 12 November, 2012

Nick Leeson: Using puppets for Anglo musical is very apt indeed.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nick Leeson: Using puppets for Anglo musical is very apt indeed.

Nov 12th 2012, 6:55 AM 20 Views 7 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson can’t believe he wasn’t a shoo-in for Anglo: The Musical – but he’s pretty confident that puppets are the right choice to play inaminate objects who can’t take control of their own situation.

# regulator - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Role of energy regulator questioned after Bord Gáis price hike
# Gas Prices
# Gas Prices

Role of energy regulator questioned after Bord Gáis price hike

Sep 5th 2012, 8:28 AM 6,173 Views 41 Comments

The CER has been condemned for “disregarding” warnings regarding domestic gas prices and instead granting a higher-than-anticipated price increase.

# regulator - Friday 31 August, 2012

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today

Aug 31st 2012, 7:59 AM 4,282 Views 27 Comments

Details of the package will be announced later today, according to reports.

# regulator - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Central Bank issues warning on US investment firm
# Unauthorised
# Unauthorised

Central Bank issues warning on US investment firm

Mar 6th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,506 Views 3 Comments

The regulator has said that Elliott & Laurence Consultancy Group is not authorised in Ireland.

# regulator - Monday 23 January, 2012

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage
# Mistake
# Mistake

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:04 PM 4,263 Views 12 Comments

The UK media regulator said ITV “breached audience trust” by showing footage purporting to be of an IRA attack – but which actually came from a video game.

# regulator - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money

Jun 21st 2011, 1:08 PM 15 Views 8 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson says lessons never seem to be learned by regulators – but we should focus on some suggestions from the British Chancellor to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.

# regulator - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?

Mar 23rd 2011, 10:19 AM 1,308 Views 20 Comments

Ads placed in tomorrow’s papers will look for homeowners to take part in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ case. Do you think it’s fair to expect the state and the banks to pay?

# regulator - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

MEPs vote in favour of new European banking regulator
# Banking
# Banking

MEPs vote in favour of new European banking regulator

Sep 22nd 2010, 12:08 PM 160 Views 0 Comments

The European Parliament approves a new package of EU-wide financial measures, creating four new watchdogs.