# banking-crisis - Today’s News
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# banking-crisis - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.
# banking-crisis - Thursday 19 June, 2014
AIB is holding its AGM today, and the bank’s boss wants the Government to know it’s going to get paid back.
# banking-crisis - Friday 13 June, 2014
After a ‘bad week for politics’ the banking inquiry holds its first meeting next Thursday… in private
After a week of Hitler references, ‘hysterical’ senators, and ‘making a balls of it’ the first meeting of the Oireachtas Committee set up the examine the banking crisis takes place next week.
# banking-crisis - Sunday 18 May, 2014
Willful ignorance or not, the crude approach is going to end in misery. Again.
# banking-crisis - Saturday 22 March, 2014
These are the full documents prepared for the Department of Finance and the National Treasury Management Agency at the height of the crisis.
# banking-crisis - Monday 2 December, 2013
The bank does not need to raise additional capital, according to the Central Bank.
# banking-crisis - Thursday 22 August, 2013
Brendan Howlin was responding to the criticism of the banks by the Financial Ombudsman yesterday.
# banking-crisis - Monday 8 July, 2013
The latest conversations will raise questions about how much Anglo executives knew about the sinking bank.
# banking-crisis - Sunday 7 July, 2013
An Oireachtas banking inquiry is needed to identify individual wrongdoing and system failures – as well as to establish the behaviour of the Central Bank before and after the economic collapse, TDs have said today.
# banking-crisis - Saturday 6 July, 2013
Still reeling from the Anglo Tapes? We recall a clairvoyant extract from satirical novel, The Eighty-Five Billion Dollar Man.
# banking-crisis - Sunday 19 May, 2013
Many sensible individuals are now rightly worried about the security of their savings and investments, writes David Quinn who says diversification is key.
# banking-crisis - Sunday 12 May, 2013
The government has been seeking to bring forward legislation to strengthen the Oireachtas’ ability to carry out inquiries into matters of public interest in the wake of the rejection of a referendum in 2011.
# banking-crisis - Sunday 21 April, 2013
Former trader Nick Leeson explains why he has begun to work as a mediator between indebted people and the banks…
# banking-crisis - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Tamer Fakahany, a deputy managing editor with Associated Press, recalls the displacement of Cypriots he witnessed as a boy – and why its present travails have inspired him to return with his young son.
The committee will meet this morning with officials from the Dept of Finance and Central Bank of Ireland
# banking-crisis - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
There’s some good news, though: losses on loan write-offs are down by over half a billion euro when compared to 2011.
# banking-crisis - Friday 8 March, 2013
New mortgage figures show that 94,488 mortgage accounts are in arrears of more than three months.
# banking-crisis - Thursday 7 March, 2013
Labour has had to make some tough choices in government but, as a result, Ireland can be more confident about its future, writes Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
# banking-crisis - Sunday 3 March, 2013
In 2012 there were a total 8,135 complaints made to the Financial Services Ombudsman. While we should be able to name and shame badly behaving banks, consumers should also be concerned about the performance of this office, writes Ronan Coburn.
# banking-crisis - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
The looming payment deadline for the next €3.06 billion promissory note instalment is at the centre of discussions – but the legality of this debt is not being properly considered, writes Andy Storey.
# banking-crisis - Saturday 19 January, 2013
Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?
# banking-crisis - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
Ireland has been declared a ‘special case’ by Angela Merkel – and these figures show exactly why, writes Michael Taft.
# banking-crisis - Friday 12 October, 2012
Disappointing news breaking tonight for the bailed out British bank.
# banking-crisis - Saturday 28 July, 2012
“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.
# banking-crisis - Tuesday 24 July, 2012
The Anglo Irish Bank arrests may be big news in Ireland, but what does the rest of the world think about it?
# banking-crisis - Wednesday 11 July, 2012
Former trader Nick Leeson says an example was quite rightly made of him when his actions led to the collapse of Barings Bank – why isn’t that happening now?
# banking-crisis - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
Wilbur Ross led a group of US investors in €1.1bn deal to buy 35 per cent of the bank last year.
# banking-crisis - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
Enda Kenny said today there was no file in the Department of Taoiseach related to the discussions surrounding the bank guarantee of September 2008, suggesting it may have been shredded.
# banking-crisis - Tuesday 24 April, 2012
Geir Haarde was found not guilty on all but one of the five charges brought against him by authorities in Iceland. He was the first world leader to go on trial over the global financial crisis.
# banking-crisis - Monday 23 April, 2012
Geir Haarde has been found guilty of one of the charges against him – however he will face no punishment and the state will pay his expenses in defending the case.
# banking-crisis - Saturday 21 April, 2012
The Finance Minister has confirmed that 24 staff at the institution, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, are continuing to receive salaries in excess of €250,000.
# banking-crisis - Monday 12 March, 2012
# banking-crisis - Sunday 11 March, 2012
Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…
The Finance Minister has confirmed negotiations are underway on a major restructuring of Ireland’s banking debts.
# banking-crisis - Friday 9 March, 2012
Chief executive Bob Diamond was paid £6.3m (€7.5m) for 2011 – but had been originally meant to take a total of £9m (€10.7m).
# banking-crisis - Thursday 8 March, 2012
The 99.8 per cent state-owned bank will seek the redundancies as part of plans to reduce its staff costs by €170 million per year.
# banking-crisis - Wednesday 7 March, 2012
The bank declined to comment on this afternoon’s suggestions that it is preparing to slash 2,500 jobs – and not the 2,000 anticipated.
# banking-crisis - Monday 5 March, 2012
Iceland’s former prime minister Geir Haarde faces trial today as the first world leader criminally charged over the 2008 financial crisis.
# banking-crisis - Monday 13 February, 2012
Law firm Arthur Cox seems to be the big winner in terms of consultancy contracts with the Central Bank, NTMA and Department of Finance.
# banking-crisis - Wednesday 1 February, 2012
Many SME owners feel powerless in the face of banks, writes George Mordaunt, but if they educate themselves with the revised code of conduct they might find the breathing space they need.