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Press Updates for French Leaseback Owners

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Update : 31 May 2017 RTE Radio 1 Following on from a successful piece on Morning Ireland by Justin McCarthy on 31 May 2017, many Irish owners have been in contact with the CCPC. The piece featured 2 owners and Brian Hayes MEP. They finished up by advising any listeners who had experienced these issues […]

Lease

What did your Notaire do for you ?

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In France, a NOTAIRE is the professional charged with real estate transactions. It is different to Ireland or the UK where a solicitor is the professional who handles the sale of a property. The role of a Notaire is fundamentally different in that he acts for both parties in the sale and is therefore duty-bound […]

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Petition Update

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As of  14 April, the petition has attained 1,304 signatories and continues to grow. The scale of the problem is enormous, but is at least now gaining recognition at EU level. See above for a breakdown of signatories by country.

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Vicky Ford MEP Represents UK French Leaseback Owners

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Update  from Vicky Ford’s office, 30 May 2017: As you are aware, on 6 April Mrs Ford sent a letter to Commissioner Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Consumers, explaining the experience of victims and asking the Commissioner to investigate. Specifically examining the possible infringement on three aspects of EU Directives: 1.            Mis-selling of the properties 2.            […]

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Irish Owners submit case for mis-selling to CCPC

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Update 16 June 2017 For details on how to submit your complaint to the CCPC see this post.   On 11th April 2017, with the support of Irish MEP Brian Hayes, 3 Irish owners have submitted their cases outlining the mis-selling of French leaseback properties and how the commercial leases that they signed constitute unfair […]