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  1. FLACUrgent need for leadership on mortgage arrears crisis Issued 21 May 2012 |debt-law-reform| The continued rise in households behind on their mortgage payments is another red flag for government to speed its reform of our hopelessly inadequate debt laws, said legal …
  2. FLACNeed to learn from others' experience on personal insolvency law Issued 19 April 2012 |access-to-justice|consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| At a conference launched by Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton TD in Dublin this morning, legal rights organisation FLAC is bringing together Irish and international …
  3. FLACCode already allows banks ample contact with customers, so why change it? Issued 14 March 2012 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights organisation FLAC today called on the Central Bank to clarify why it should allow banks to make more calls to hard-pressed customers in mortgage arrears, after a …
  4. FLACFLAC reaction to mortgage arrears figures from Central Bank in February 2012 Issued 17 February 2012 |debt-law-reform| FLAC Press Release Friday 17 February 2012 The legal rights organisation FLAC today said that even though the rise in mortgage debt was entirely predictable, there should be …
  5. homepicture_seesawScheme must be fair and effective for personal debt resolution Issued 15 February 2012 |debt-law-reform| The proposed new debt resolution scheme must offer a fair and effective way for those who cannot support their enormous debt burdens to deal realistically with their …
  6. FLACDraft debt resolution scheme is a significant advance Issued 25 January 2012 |debt-law-reform| FLAC said on 25 January 2012 that the publication of a draft debt resolution scheme today is a significant advance to address the problems of seriously over indebted …
  7. FLACDanger of giving banks veto on personal debt resolution Issued 23 January 2012 |consumer-credit-law-reform| Following on the announcement on Friday last that the government has sought to further delay the issue of the personal insolvency legislation, and amid rampant speculation on …
  8. FLACFLAC: Disappointment at further delays on insolvency bill Issued 20 January 2012 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| Following reports that the government seeks to defer the publication of new bankruptcy laws by a further month to the end of April 2012, Noeline Blackwell, Director General …
  9. FLACNew Home Mortgage Arrears Figures - Still No Effective Action, says FLAC Issued 18 November 2011 |debt-law-reform| Figures released today by the Central Bank in relation to residential mortgage arrears come a year and a day after the Cooney Expert Group on Mortgage Arrears issued its …
  10. Publication cover - Joint Statement_9 principles to overcome debtNational organisations present key principles to overcome personal debt and mortgage arrears crisis Issued 19 October 2011 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| A grouping of national organisations which advocate for people struggling with debt problems, including families at risk of losing their homes, warned today that the …
  11. FLACMortgage arrears report lacks the urgency felt by over-indebted people Issued 12 October 2011 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights group FLAC said today that it was disappointed that a government-appointed group had failed to specifically acknowledge the range of problems besetting people in …
  12. FLACMinister's comments signal new action on debt Issued 30 August 2011 |debt-law-reform| Today's reported comments by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that additional measures were required to tackle the growing problem of mortgage debt and that matters had to …
  13. FLACTroubled mortgage countdown: One in 10, one in 9, one in 8... Issued 29 August 2011 |debt-law-reform| Legal rights group FLAC today said it was "not surprised" by Central Bank figures showing that mortgage arrears were continuing to mount and declared that the …
  14. FLACFLAC wins appeal against decision of Financial Services Ombudsman Issued 27 July 2011 |access-to-justice|consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| In a decision in the High Court this morning, Judge Hanna found that the practice of some Finance Companies in refusing to accept back cars where Hire Purchase agreements …
  15. FLACFLAC welcomes steps on law reforms Issued 24 June 2011 |access-to-justice|debt-law-reform|human-rights-law| FLAC welcomes the early introduction of a new Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. The Bill, which was due to be introduced in the autumn of 2011 has been brought …
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