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#Matthew Elderfield

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Meet the Harvard-educated Frenchman who is Ireland’s new financial regulator

Cyril Roux has been a Deputy Secretary General of the French supervisory authority since 2010 and will take over from Matthew Elderfield in October.

# matthew-elderfield - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Financial regulator: Holding onto best-skilled staff is a battle

Deputy governor of the Central Bank Matthew Elderfield told the Public Accounts Committee that supervisors cannot rest on their laurels.

# matthew-elderfield - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Matthew Elderfield steps down as Financial Regulator (and waives €100k bonus)

Elderfield, who has been the financial regulator for three years, is returning to London to pursue other interests.

# matthew-elderfield - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Leaders' Questions: Concerns over banks' role in mortgage arrears plan

Micheál Martin also questioned the Government about home repossessions following comments by Matthew Elderfield.

# matthew-elderfield - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Director of Enforcement to step down from Central Bank

Peter Oakes, who set up the new enforcement department at the Central Bank when he joined in October 2010, said he is leaving to pursue other interests.

# matthew-elderfield - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Minister slams 'appalling' Ulster Bank and says fines should be considered

Brian Hayes said that it was a matter for the Financial Regulator but he believes that financial penalties against the bank should be considered in the wake of its current problems.

# matthew-elderfield - Saturday 2 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Financial Regulator at a Music Festival Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

Financial Regulator at a Music Festival Pic of the Day

Yes, bankers are real people too you know…

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…

Central Bank deputy says Irish banks may need more money

Matthew Elderfield has said in an interview that the banks are likely to need a further €3-4 billion in order to meet stiff capital requirements.

# matthew-elderfield - Monday 21 May, 2012

Central Bank reports profits of €1.2 billion for 2011

The Central Bank’s profits are up by around €360 million; the bank will return nearly €1 billion to the exchequer.

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 2 March, 2012

There is 'no silver bullet' to address mortgage arrears, says financial regulator

Matthew Elderfield says Ireland’s mortgage arrears problem is going to get worse before it gets better.

# matthew-elderfield - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 14 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

Financial regulator tells banks: Stop raising variable mortgage rates

Matthew Elderfield has told banks that he will take action if they fail to comply with an instruction to stop hiking interest rates on variable rate mortgages.

# matthew-elderfield - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers' pay? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers' pay?

Matthew Elderfield says the pay cap is making it tough to get the best talent. Should we consider lifting it?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning: Cabinet’s final meeting before summer, five arrests in Ronan Kerr investigation, and the Chilean miners coming to the big screen.

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 6 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Photos emerge from the Osama compound – but none of the dead look like Osama; Obama to address crowds at O’Connell Street; and Matthew Elderfield gives bank boards their notice.

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Anglo and Irish Nationwide may default if more cash needed – regulator

Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield says the defunct lenders could burn bondholders if they end up needing more capital.

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 1 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: April Fool's Day

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Anger over the government’s failure to make the bondholders share the pain; Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield says criminal charges will come, and red faces for Royal aides as they invite the wrong Mary to the the wedding of William and Kate.

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 25 March, 2011

Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report

Read it and weep.

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Financial Regulator warns bank chiefs could be fired over bail-outs

The Central Bank has published its proposals for reviewing individuals who apply for appointment to senior positions at the financial institutions covered by the bank.

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 7 January, 2011

Banks unlikely to need €35bn bailout, says Honohan

The Central Bank governor says he would be “surprised and disappointed” if the €35bn of bailout cash is actually needed.

# matthew-elderfield - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

Banks, insurers facing tougher sanctions

Financial Regulator decides to shut that pesky stable door with new regulations for boards of directors in the financial sector.

# matthew-elderfield - Monday 8 November, 2010

Credit unions may need major restructuring

The registrar of Credit Unions says some will not survive the downturn.