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# regulator - This year 2022

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
# Regulator
# Regulator

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015

Updated Sep 30th 2022, 6:10 PM 23,863 Views 33 Comments

Some TDs have taken issue with the licensing of the lottery.

CRU says profit controls on energy can't be implemented on a domestic level
# Rising Bills
# Rising Bills

CRU says profit controls on energy can't be implemented on a domestic level

Sep 20th 2022, 3:58 PM 12,505 Views 12 Comments

The chairperson of the CRU said the regulator was ‘deeply concerned’ by the increase in energy costs.

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank
# New Rules
# New Rules

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank

May 16th 2022, 2:14 PM 13,990 Views 5 Comments

The regulator has also placed an interest rate cap of 23% APR on all consumer credit agreements.

US drug regulator limits use of J&J Covid vaccine
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

US drug regulator limits use of J&J Covid vaccine

May 6th 2022, 8:41 AM 19,243 Views 7 Comments

The single shot vaccine is less protective than those developed by Pfizer and Moderna.

Charities regulator urges public to make sure they're donating to legitimate organisations
# Advice
# Advice

Charities regulator urges public to make sure they're donating to legitimate organisations

Mar 3rd 2022, 9:48 AM 13,303 Views 34 Comments

It is against the law to set up an unregistered charity.

# regulator - All time

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 38,879 Views 34 Comments

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

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 17,060 Views 38 Comments

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

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 17,831 Views 14 Comments

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

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 13,778 Views 37 Comments

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

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 25,058 Views 137 Comments

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

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 21,408 Views 20 Comments

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

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 16,544 Views 51 Comments

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

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 9,972 Views 22 Comments

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

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 17,531 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…

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 6,350 Views 20 Comments

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

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 5,012 Views 34 Comments

The bill would see the Charities Regulatory Authority up and running by mid-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 5,802 Views 51 Comments

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

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 6,446 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?

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 27,613 Views 44 Comments

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

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 5,529 Views 9 Comments

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

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 3,351 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.

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

New regulator 'will restore confidence in planning system'

May 7th 2013, 3:51 PM 6,124 Views 37 Comments

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

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 13,195 Views 95 Comments

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

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 267 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.

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 2,301 Views 22 Comments

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

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 33 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.

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 6,201 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today

Aug 31st 2012, 7:59 AM 4,298 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Central Bank issues warning on US investment firm

Mar 6th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,526 Views 3 Comments

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

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 4,278 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.

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 28 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.

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 1,323 Views 0 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?

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 179 Views 0 Comments

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