The Law of Credit and Security, 2nd Edition, by Dr Mary Donnelly

Author: Dr Mary Donnelly
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: October 2015
ISBN: 9780414055100
Jurisdiction: Ireland

The new edition of the Law of Credit and Security provides a fully up-to-date analysis of all relevant aspects of law and regulation in respect of lending, security-taking and enforcement of loans in Ireland. In the ongoing aftermath of the financial crisis, this has remained one of the most fast-moving areas of law and this book provides a comprehensive treatment of the many developments since the publication of the first edition in 2011.

New to this edition:

  • Includes full coverage of the implications of the Companies Act 2014 for all aspects of corporate lending and borrowing
  • Features detailed analysis of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 and changes to bankruptcy law
  • Addresses changes in regulatory requirements for credit providers, including the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 and Credit Unions and Co-Operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of consumer protection developments, including the Mortgages Directive (Directive 2014/17/ EU); the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears 2013; the Consumer Protection Code 2012
  • Includes fully up-to-date analysis of relevant case law on all aspects of credit and security since 2011
  • Includes expanded coverage of the impact of insolvency and examinership on creditors
  • Examines the operations of NAMA in the respect of the administration of acquired loans

About the Author

Mary Donnelly is a Professor of Law at University College Cork. Her books include The Law of Banks and Credit Institutions (Dublin: Round Hall Sweet and Maxwell, 2000); Consent: Bridging the Gap Between Doctor and Patient (Cork: Cork University Press, 2002); Healthcare Decision-Making and the Law: Autonomy, Capacity and the Limits of Liberalism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010); The Law of Credit and Security (Round Hall, 2011; 2nd ed 2015) and she is co-author of End-of-Life Care: Ethics and Law (Cork University Press, 2011) and Consumer Law: Rights and Regulation (Round Hall, 2014) and co-editor of Ethical and Legal Debates in Irish Healthcare: Confronting Complexities to be published by Manchester University Press in February 2016 . She has collaborated on projects funded by the European Commission, the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the National Children's Office and the Irish Hospice Foundation and has acted as consultant for public agencies and legal firms. She was a member of the Expert Group to review the Mental Health Act 2001 (2013-2015) and is a member of the Health Service Executive National Consent Advisory Group. She is the Banking and Security correspondent for the Commercial Law Practitioner. She has served as External Examiner at Dublin City University and University College Dublin and is currently External Examiner at the National College of Ireland. She was a visiting fellow at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (2002) and at the London School of Economics (2009) and will be a visiting fellow at University College London for 2016.