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"Banking update 2018: Prosecuting and defending mortgage proceedings"
Date, Time and Venue

Date: Thursday 26th April 2018

Time: 9:15am - 5:00pm

Venue: Camden Court Hotel, Dublin

Price: €295

About this Seminar

As the Oireachtas continues to grapple with the never-ending mortgage arrears problem (three new Bill are making their way through the Dail, including the 2018 "Fair Mortgages" Bill written by the Master of the High Court), we look at the latest developments in the legal landscape. That includes a review of the latest case law, including the Thompson case which recently cast significant doubt on the validity of thousands of mortgages. As always, the focus of our annual update is on the best practical advice to clients in mortgage arrears situations. The seminar includes a detailed booklet of notes containing everything you need to know!

Who should attend?
  • Solicitors and barristers.
  • PIPs and AIs
  • Insolvency practitioners.
  • Accountants.
  • Company directors.
  • Secured and unsecured creditors.  
  • Borrowers and guarantors.
  • Debt recovery specialists.
  • Anyone with an interest in banking law.


Topics Covered

Below are some of the key topics discussed in this seminar:

  • Latest legislation affecting mortgages
  • Latest case law 2016-2018
  • Significance of the Thompson decision
  • The new Keeping People in their Homes Bill 2017
  • The new Mortgage Arrears Resolution Bill 2017
  • The new "Fair Mortgages" Bill 2018
  • Unfair terms in loan and mortgage contracts
  • Common defences in mortgage proceedings
  • Possession proceedings
  • Judgment Mortgages
  • Making complaints to the Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Codes of Conduct affecting mortgages
  • MARP: what is it and how do I implement it?
  • Guarantees: banks versus guarantors.
  • How are mortgages affected by:  bankruptcy, PIAs, DSAs, liquidation, examinership?
  • Fraudulent disposition of property
  • And more...

The material for this seminar includes detailed notes.

About the Presenter
This seminar is presented by Mr Mahmud Samad BL. Mahmud is a practising barrister and expert in company and insolvency law. Click here to view Mahmud's full profile.
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