Grainne Mcevoy

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Gráinne McEvoy was recently among the key players in a review of differential pricing in the insurance market. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

The Central Bank’s former director of consumer protection, Gráinne McEvoy, is set to join the Irish operation of US investments giant Pimco early next(...)

Central Bank headquarters in Dublin: Colm Kincaid will bring ‘considerable leadership’ to role, it said. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank has appointed Colm Kincaid as its new director of consumer protection with effect from October 1st. Mr Kincaid, who has served as th(...)

The Central Bank proposing to ban charging customers higher premiums relative to expected costs the longer they remain with an insurer. Photograph: Getty

The Central Bank plans to ban the widespread practice of motor and home insurers increasing premiums for loyal customers by stealth. However, it stopp(...)

Regulator will continue its review of the consumer-protection code in 2021 and hold a public consultation.

Making it easier to hold senior individuals in financial services accountable and advising on new regulations governing hire purchase/PCP credit will(...)

Dual pricing is typified by insurers offering new customers better rates than those renewing their policies, who may end up paying a “loyalty premium”. Photograph: iStock

The Central Bank has found that dual pricing across motor and home insurance policies is more common than coverage providers have admitted, at a time (...)

Review finds incorrect reporting is largely due to either a lack of understanding of reporting requirements or human error

Financial brokers have become considerably more compliant with annual reporting requirements in recent years, according to a new review by the Central(...)

The Central Bank of Ireland. “Firms are obliged at all times to act in the best interest of consumers, and the findings of this inspection show that this key component of the rules protecting consumers is not being fully complied with in several firms”

Firms are placing undue reliance upon standardised questionnaires and “box-ticking” to demonstrate compliance with rules that they must protect consum(...)

Moneylenders will be barred from making unsolicited offers of new loans to customers who have recently repaid loans, or are close to doing so. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New Central Bank rules will demand that moneylenders carry a high-interest warning on their ads while curbing their right to make unsolicited offers. (...)

The Central Bank said it was ‘driving firms’ in the insurance sector to address the risks of ineffective disclosure

The Central Bank has identified a number of key risks to consumers of financial services in Ireland, including the continued “lack of a consumer-focu(...)

Motor insurers and brokers will be forced to provide more information to consumers renewing their policies under new rules that come into force on Fri(...)

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