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#Financial Institutions

# financial-institutions - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Central Bank wants bank execs to 'take a long hard look in the mirror' over tracker scandal

Deputy Governor Ed Sibley said he expects board members to be held to account over the errors.

# financial-institutions - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Farmer threatened and intimidated into handing over €83,000 to 17 people, court hears

Three financial institutions have been ordered to provide account details of the persons accused of intimidating the farmer.

# financial-institutions - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# financial-institutions - Friday 5 June, 2015

Breaking the law has cost financial institutions €27 million since 2011

If you guessed €27 million, well done.

# financial-institutions - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Court approves transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union

The branch will continue to operate as normal following the transfer, the Irish League of Credit Unions stressed today.

# financial-institutions - Monday 13 May, 2013

Former Taoiseach's comments on financial regulation gave MEP 'the shivers'

At a conference last week Bruton said there should be less regulation of the IFSC.

# financial-institutions - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Junior Minister admits banks have 'hoodwinked' the government

The Dáil debated a Fianna Fáil-proposed private members’ motion on the mortgage arrears crisis tonight but it was easily defeated by the government’s majority.

# financial-institutions - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Column: Should the Financial Services Ombudsman have more autonomy?

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.

# financial-institutions - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

54 per cent of people still believe now is a bad time to save

The Nationwise/ESRI Saving Index revealed most people are still using any spare funds they have to pay down debt.

# financial-institutions - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up 12% last year

Figure show that 40 per cent of all banking complaints related to mortgages.

# financial-institutions - Friday 4 January, 2013

Banking sector saw rise in deposits, decline in lending in 2012

Deposits from insurance corporations and pension funds also saw an increase last year.

# financial-institutions - Thursday 15 March, 2012

CAI: Consumers still getting a bad deal from financial institutions

The Consumers’ Association of Ireland has said there aren’t enough financial institutions in the market competing to provide better deals for consumers.

# financial-institutions - Thursday 26 January, 2012

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Trust Barometer rates media above government

In pictures: the main findings of the 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer.

# financial-institutions - Monday 21 November, 2011

Britain cuts relations with Iranian banks over nuclear fear

George Osborne said today’s move is to protect UK banks from being used to support Iran’s nuclear proliferation.

# financial-institutions - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

EBS to reduce its standard variable rate

The company is to reduce the rate in line with the European Central Bank’s recent rate cut.

# financial-institutions - Friday 4 November, 2011

G20 leaders unveil plans, pledge to reinvigorate economic growth G20

G20 leaders unveil plans, pledge to reinvigorate economic growth

The group have published their final communiqué, which includes their decisions on climate change, energy markets, fossil fuels – and not allowing a return to ‘pre-crisis behaviours in the financial sector’.

# financial-institutions - Monday 11 July, 2011

Couple's €200k mortgage write-off 'wasn't unusual' - insider

Irish mortgage lenders are secretly agreeing huge reductions when borrowers cannot repay, an industry source tells

# financial-institutions - Friday 20 May, 2011

Nearly 50,000 residential mortgages in arrears of three months or more

However, the Central Bank says new measures to make mortgage lenders help customers make more manageable arrangements for repayments are in force.