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From TheJournal.ie It's costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications... Fuzzy Logic

It's costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications...

Are lenders cutting off their nose to spite their face?

From TheJournal.ie Is this the latest headache for Ireland's insolvent classes? Broke

Is this the latest headache for Ireland's insolvent classes?

A recently discovered flaw in insolvency law won’t be fixed until September.

From TheJournal.ie A fate worse than debt: tackling Ireland's insolvency problem Debt Mountain

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin's 'Canary Wharf', trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl's pricey wine list Inbox Me
From TheJournal.ie 'Pathetic' Insolvency Service 'not fit for purpose' - IMHO Debt Deals

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Insolvency service seals threefold increase in debt arrangements Debt Problems

Insolvency service seals threefold increase in debt arrangements

Although coming off a low base, the insolvency service is happy to see growth.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months Debt

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months

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

From TheJournal.ie Most of borrower’s debt written off in first deal under new insolvency regime Debt Deal

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

The first debt settlement arrangement has been agreed today.

From TheJournal.ie PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

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

From TheJournal.ie 140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business ISI

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business

Plus, the Insolvency Service of Ireland’s website was visited 5,000 times.

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 Social justice group distances itself from insolvency budget figures Insolvency Guidelines

Social justice group distances itself from insolvency budget figures

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the Personal Insolvency spending guidelines are fair? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Personal Insolvency spending guidelines are fair?

The spending guidelines set a limit of around €900 for a single person and roughly €1,400 a month for a family with children.

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 Osama Bin Laden may have been betrayed by oldest wife Khairia

Osama Bin Laden may have been betrayed by oldest wife

Independent investigator Shaukut Qadir’s theory also shows bin Laden’s deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri as an ambitious second-in-command.

From TheJournal.ie Model's nude pose for FHM India causes fury in Pakistan Magazine Row

Model's nude pose for FHM India causes fury in Pakistan

Model Veena Malik said the nude photo was published in violation of her agreement with FHM India and she says she is considering legal action.

From TheJournal.ie Shocking video emerges of boy being shot dead by Pakistani security forces Pakistan This post contains videos

Shocking video emerges of boy being shot dead by Pakistani security forces

Pakistani security forces are under pressure to explain the video of an unarmed 18-year-old being shot at point-blank range. He later bled to death.

From TheJournal.ie CIA will be granted access to bin Laden house Bin Laden

CIA will be granted access to bin Laden house

US intelligence forces will be given an opportunity to search for fingerprints and other evidence in Abbottabad.

From TheJournal.ie Afghan Taliban denies reports that leader Mullah Omar is killed Taliban

Afghan Taliban denies reports that leader Mullah Omar is killed

Afghan press report that Mullah Omar is killed in Pakistan, but the reports are labelled as “absolutely wrong” by the Taliban.