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#insolvency

From TheJournal.ie Insolvency service to take applications from 9 September Personal Insolvency Act

Insolvency service to take applications from 9 September

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Column: How to navigate your personal insolvency Read Me

Column: How to navigate your personal insolvency

The Personal Insolvency Service is due to come into effect in the coming weeks, so what do you need to know about making an application? Stephen Curtis lets you know.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The family home needs to be protected in a debt crisis Opinion

Column: The family home needs to be protected in a debt crisis

The banks are not looking at the long-term resolutions strategies for homeowners in debt; the only available strategies are limited to those that that suit bank recovery, writes Julie Sadlier.

From TheJournal.ie Charity funds remain unpaid as Event Elephant petition for examinership Unpaid

Charity funds remain unpaid as Event Elephant petition for examinership

Several charity organisations claims that Event Elephant owes them money as interim examiner is appointed.

From TheJournal.ie Borrowers may be able to leave tracker mortgage when rates increase Mortgages

Borrowers may be able to leave tracker mortgage when rates increase

The new Code of Conduct for Mortgage Arrears will allow borrowers to move to a variable rate instead of repossession.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 6 judges who'll be dealing with personal insolvency applications Personal Insolvency

These are the 6 judges who'll be dealing with personal insolvency applications

The government has appointed six country registrars to the new positions in the Circuit Court.

From TheJournal.ie Over 130 people with Irish addresses filed for bankruptcy in UK during crisis Bankruptcy

Over 130 people with Irish addresses filed for bankruptcy in UK during crisis

Figures also show that 35 people moved to England or Wales last year solely for the purpose of seeking bankruptcy.

From TheJournal.ie Insolvent borrowers 'will be named and shamed' online in new system Insolvency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks Opinion

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks

The extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe is clearly shown by the recently published Insolvency Guidelines and Rules, writes Dave Hughes.

From TheJournal.ie EU's top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions Pensions

EU's top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions

Ten workers win a major case at the European Court of Justice, which says Ireland is responsible for stepping in.

From TheJournal.ie Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers

Plus – find out why a French cabinet minister will be writing a cheque to Phil Hogan…

Here is the week in news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: making it easier for everyone to be insolvent; Alan Shatter’s beliebers; Quinnsolvency and waking up the Troika in the middle of the night…

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added baby penguins Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added baby penguins

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie New insolvency guidelines protect banks at borrowers' expense - opposition Personal Insolvency

New insolvency guidelines protect banks at borrowers' expense - opposition

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have both queried the amount of power left in the hands of the banks in the insolvency regime which was unveiled today.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Struggling borrowers may have to move house, sell car and change creche to enter new insolvency process Insolvency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PIC: How much a single person can spend under the new insolvency rules Debt

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bruton: No 'global strategy' for telling homes how to make deals with banks Mortgage Arrears

Bruton: No 'global strategy' for telling homes how to make deals with banks

Not everyone will be told to quit premium TV or private health insurance – but families will need to make sacrifices.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Government needs to impose proper rules and regulations on lenders Opinion

Column: Government needs to impose proper rules and regulations on lenders

Comments by the Central Bank Governor and the Taoiseach reveal unhappiness over how lenders are dealing with their customers’ over-indebtedness – so why is nothing concrete being done to regulate them, asks Noeline Blackwell.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications' Insolvency

Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications'

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan was before the Oireachtas Finance committee this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie New guide published on insolvency in Ireland Insolvency

New guide published on insolvency in Ireland

It goes through the various new options available through the new Personal Insolvency Bill to someone who is experiencing financial difficulties.

From TheJournal.ie New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika Euroleaks

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika Exclusive

The Troika has raised concerns about the effectiveness of the new personal insolvency law that is aimed at helping the country’s many distressed mortgage holders.

From TheJournal.ie Over 13,000 new companies set up in 2012 Insolvency

Over 13,000 new companies set up in 2012

It was a bad year for businesses set up in 2008 though as one third of them failed.

From TheJournal.ie PTSB hits back after Shatter's criticism of 'out of touch' MacSharry Public Interest

PTSB hits back after Shatter's criticism of 'out of touch' MacSharry

The bank has defended its attitude to the new personal insolvency law after Alan Shatter said comments by its public interest director and former Tánaiste Ray MacSharry were “seriously out of touch”.

From TheJournal.ie Insolvency service on the way as Dáil passes legislation Bankruptcy

Insolvency service on the way as Dáil passes legislation

The long-awaited Personal Insolvency Bill, which will allow some write-down of debts, will be signed into law next week.

From TheJournal.ie Specialist judges to 'speedily' deal with insolvency applications Insolvency

Specialist judges to 'speedily' deal with insolvency applications

Minister Shatter said that this is due to the new work for the courts as a result of the Personal Insolvency Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter welcomes AIB comments on mortgage write-offs Debt

Shatter welcomes AIB comments on mortgage write-offs

The Justice Minister has said that the personal insolvency bill will be enacted through both Oireachtas houses by 20 December and will become operative next year.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Tallest building in Ireland taken over by administrators Insolvency

Tallest building in Ireland taken over by administrators

The three companies which control the building applied for insolvency and administrators from KPMG have now been appointed.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Finance head: Debt should be written off for those who really can't pay Debt

Department of Finance head: Debt should be written off for those who really can't pay

John Moran tells the Irish Bankers’ Federation that merely not calling in debts won’t cut it – they need to be removed totally.

From TheJournal.ie Deloitte director Lorcan O'Connor to head Ireland's insolvency service Insolvency Bill

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Shatter rules out exempting jewellery from new insolvency law Bazooka

Shatter rules out exempting jewellery from new insolvency law

The justice minister told the Oireachtas justice committee that “diamond bazooka” engagement rings could not be excluded.

From Business ETC Six companies collapsed each day this month Companies

Six companies collapsed each day this month

Figures show there was in increase in the number of start-ups this year but the net loss was still 480 businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Five companies went bust each day of July, says Vision-net Companies

Five companies went bust each day of July, says Vision-net

Half of those stress-tested by the credit and risk analyst also showed signs of being on the brink of failure.

From TheJournal.ie No opposition to Personal Insolvency Bill during Dáil debate Insolvency

No opposition to Personal Insolvency Bill during Dáil debate

The bill includes measures to help mortage holders out of debt, with one TD saying it “has the potential to help families sleep easier at night”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should debtors have to sell their personal jewellery to get relief? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should debtors have to sell their personal jewellery to get relief?

Alan Shatter has said debtors may have to sell off sentimental items such as engagement rings, if they are valuable. So what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Debtors should sell their personal jewellery to get relief, says Shatter Debt Relief

Debtors should sell their personal jewellery to get relief, says Shatter

The Minister for Justice said jewellery including engagement rings should be sold off if people want debt relief.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…