Mondaq Europe - Ireland: Consumer Protection
Arthur Cox
Recent European regulations, which came into force on 12 June 2019, have added new substances to the lists of substances prohibited or restricted in cosmetic products.
Maples Group
On January 21 2019, the Irish Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2018 (Act) came into force.
Matheson
The European Commission (the "Commission") recently referred Ireland to the European Court of Justice (the "Court") ...
Dillon Eustace
On 11 April 2018 the European Commission published two directive proposals as part of the Commission's ‘New Deal for Consumers' ("New Deal").
Dillon Eustace
On 25 September 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") published an Addendum to the Consumer Protection Code 2012 (the "CPC") which introduces new requirements relating to the payment of commission to financial intermediaries.
Walkers
Following the issuance by the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, of a commencement order, the available here (the "Act") has entered into force from 21 January 2019.
Dillon Eustace
The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2018 (the "2018 Act") is effective from 21st January, 2019.
Walkers
Following further debate in the Seanad (the upper house of the Irish parliament) on 18 December 2018, the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Amendment Bill 2018 (the "Bill")
Walkers
The sale of non-performing loan ("NPL") books by Irish banks has been the subject of intense political and media scrutiny for a number of years due to the perceived impact of the sales of such loan books on underlying borrowers, particularly consumer and small and medium enterprise ("SME") borrowers.
Walkers
With effect from 29 October 2018, the Credit Reporting Act 2013 (the "CRA 2013") has been amended with the result that the forms of reportable credit under the CRA 2013.
Arthur Cox
The Credit Reporting Act 2013 has been amended to bring hire purchase agreements and similar credit agreements, together with personal contract plans (PCPs), within the scope of the credit reporting regime.
Matheson
The European Commission has recently actively confronted behaviours of large multinationals which it views as threatening the rights of European consumers
Matheson
The Irish regulator has announced a strategic priority to use its powers to investigate whether retailers and wholesalers are complying with 2016 groceries regulations.
Arthur Cox
New and emerging technologies – such as autonomous, self-learning and artificially intelligent products, advanced robotics and the Internet of Things – are an increasing feature across...
Matheson
What systems of product liability are available (i.e. liability in respect of damage to persons or property resulting from the supply of products found to be defective or faulty)?
Dillon Eustace
For further information on any of the issues discussed in this article please contact the related contact(s) on this page.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The remaining provisions of the Children First Act, 2015 came into force on 11 December 2017. The Department of Education and Skills Circular 0081/2017 provides guidance ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
Ms Marie Daly, a Special Needs Assistant in Nano Nagle Special National School, sustained severe injuries in a road traffic accident in 2010 which left her confined to a wheelchair.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Department of Education have released updated Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On Monday 21 November 2016, online sales in the USA surpassed $3 billion in a single day for the first time ever.
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Arthur Cox
Recent European regulations, which came into force on 12 June 2019, have added new substances to the lists of substances prohibited or restricted in cosmetic products.
Dillon Eustace
The Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2018 (the "2018 Act") is effective from 21st January, 2019.
Matheson
What systems of product liability are available (i.e. liability in respect of damage to persons or property resulting from the supply of products found to be defective or faulty)?
Walkers
The sale of non-performing loan ("NPL") books by Irish banks has been the subject of intense political and media scrutiny for a number of years due to the perceived impact of the sales of such loan books on underlying borrowers, particularly consumer and small and medium enterprise ("SME") borrowers.
Walkers
With effect from 29 October 2018, the Credit Reporting Act 2013 (the "CRA 2013") has been amended with the result that the forms of reportable credit under the CRA 2013.
Walkers
Following the issuance by the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, of a commencement order, the available here (the "Act") has entered into force from 21 January 2019.
Maples Group
On January 21 2019, the Irish Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2018 (Act) came into force.
Matheson
The European Commission has recently actively confronted behaviours of large multinationals which it views as threatening the rights of European consumers
Matheson
The European Commission (the "Commission") recently referred Ireland to the European Court of Justice (the "Court") ...
Dillon Eustace
On 11 April 2018 the European Commission published two directive proposals as part of the Commission's ‘New Deal for Consumers' ("New Deal").
Walkers
Following further debate in the Seanad (the upper house of the Irish parliament) on 18 December 2018, the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Amendment Bill 2018 (the "Bill")
Matheson
The Irish regulator has announced a strategic priority to use its powers to investigate whether retailers and wholesalers are complying with 2016 groceries regulations.
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