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  1. FLACFLAC calls for Dynamic Debt Settlement System Issued 16 December 2010 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| In a society where credit has become the main driver of consumer spending, there has been an unacceptable failure by government to change the law to reflect that change in …
  2. FLACExpert Group Report: An Important Step In Addressing The Mortgage Arrears Problem Issued 17 November 2010 |debt-law-reform| Today's Final Report from the Expert Group on Mortgage Arrears and Personal Debt contains a number of recommendations, which if implemented, should improve the situation for …
  3. FLACFLAC: Debt Advice and Information Services must be protected from budget cuts Issued 4 November 2010 |access-to-justice|consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| The latest statistics from MABS, the Money Advice and Budgeting Service, reveal that the average waiting time for a first-time appointment in some areas is now over two …
  4. FLACStruggling Homeowners’ Needs Must be Prioritised Issued 1 September 2010 |debt-law-reform| Wednesday 1 September 2010 Today the Financial Regulator has released quarterly figures which once again reveal a disturbing increase in the number of households in serious …
  5. FLACFLAC reaction to proposed changes in family law, bankruptcy and civil legal aid Issued 30 August 2010 |debt-law-reform|legal-information|social-welfare-law-reform| Legal rights organisation FLAC has commented on the draft legislation published today by the Department of Justice & Law Reform, the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) …
  6. Public given rare opportunity to shape mortgage arrears policy Issued 19 August 2010 |debt-law-reform| The Financial Regulator is currently revising its Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears. As part of a consultation, it is offering the public a rare chance to contribute its …
  7. FLACCautious welcome for Financial Regulator's proposals Issued 13 August 2010 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights organisation FLAC today gave a cautious welcome to the Financial Regulator's consultation paper on the code of conduct for mortgage arrears. Noting that the …
  8. FLACFLAC welcomes interim recommendations of Expert Group Issued 6 July 2010 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| FLAC today welcomed provisions contained in the interim report of the Mortgage Arrears and Personal Debt Expert Group but noted that major issues remain to be addressed by …
  9. FLACIMF support for vulnerable homeowners brings a necessary balance: says FLAC Issued 25 June 2010 |debt-law-reform| The legal rights group FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) said today that the recommendation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in relation to vulnerable houseowners was …
  10. FLACFLAC warns of danger to society from rise in serious mortgage arrears Issued 27 May 2010 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights group FLAC expressed grave concern today over fresh figures from the Financial Regulator that show mortgage arrears are continuing to rise steadily. The …
  11. FLACWide range of solutions to mortgage crisis needed, not silver bullet Issued 26 May 2010 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights organisation FLAC today welcomed comments earlier today from Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield that indicated consumer concerns were a priority for the …
  12. Publication Cover - FLAC Annual Report 2009Urgent need to regulate debt collection industry Issued 18 May 2010 |debt-law-reform| A not-for-profit organisation that campaigns for legal rights called today for the regulation of debt collection in Ireland in the face of increasing contact by harassed …
  13. FLACGovernment must not forget 'My NAMA' in debt crisis Issued 30 March 2010 |debt-law-reform| A not-for-profit organisation that campaigns for the legal rights of indebted consumers called on the government today to strike a balance in its approach to Ireland's debt …
  14. FLACMortgage arrears figures for end of 2009 continue to cause worry Issued 3 March 2010 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights organisation FLAC today warned that information from the Financial Regulator on mortgage arrears for the last quarter of 2009 continues the upward trend in …
  15. FLACNew mortgage arrears committee must provide solutions quickly Issued 26 February 2010 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights organisation FLAC today welcomed confirmation of the formation by the government of a group to deal with the issue of indebtedness. The group includes its Senior …
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