A law forum on mortgage arrears  takes place at Griffith College  tomorrow. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
Forum on mortgage arrears

A law forum on mortgage arrears will take place at Griffith College Dublin tomorrow. The event, which will cover topics such as strategic defaulting, (...)

Richie Boucher, chief executive, Bank of Ireland: “We believe we’re adequately capitalised and appropriately capitalised for our business strategy but one can never be complacent.” Photograph : Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher has defended the company’s tough stance on debt forgiveness. Mr Boucher, in an interview with Th(...)

Noeline Blackwell of the Free Legal Advice Centres at the Finance Committee today.

Banks are using computer systems rather than staff working with distressed mortgage holders to make decisions on how to handle clients in arrea(...)

‘Til death do us part.” For separating couples with property to divide, this matrimonial promise has never been truer. In the unhappy circumstance whe(...)

On Monday evening, emails began pinging into the inboxes of financial advisers around the country as they received the good news from the Insolvency S(...)

The service was set up to provide pathways for those in debt to return to solvency.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Some 78 people have so far applied to the new Insolvency Service of Ireland to become approved intermediaries and personal insolvency practitioners (P(...)

The Government has handed the banks a charter to repossess family homes and failed to grasp the scale of the mortgage arrears crisis, Fianna Fáil clai(...)

The Central Bank insisted last night that its new proposals will allow borrowers and lenders to reach more sustainable solutions

Banks will not be able to force distressed borrowers off tracker mortgages unless they engage in meaningful write downs. or provide alternative arrang(...)

David Hall of the Irish Mortgage Holders Association who last night called for the Central Bank to be stripped of its consumer protection role. Photograph: Collins Courts

Lobby groups and groups supporting people struggling to pay their mortgages have expressed disappointment and anger at the Central Bank’s new code of (...)

Irish Bank Officials’ Association general secretary Larry Broderick: “We don’t want to see our members being put in a position where there are sent out to act as debt collectors.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The largest banking union has said its members are unhappy at the prospect of being turned into debt collectors by the Central Bank’s revised code of (...)