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#Matthew Elderfield

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Meet the Harvard-educated Frenchman who is Ireland’s new financial regulator
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

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

Aug 21st 2013, 11:02 PM 22,480 Views 90 Comments

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
# Backsliding
# Backsliding

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

Jun 13th 2013, 8:15 PM 5,507 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 9th 2013, 11:51 AM 13,146 Views 95 Comments

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
# Leaders's Questions
# Leaders's Questions

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

Mar 14th 2013, 12:54 PM 5,053 Views 67 Comments

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
# So Long
# So Long

Director of Enforcement to step down from Central Bank

Jan 8th 2013, 3:12 PM 6,291 Views 14 Comments

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
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

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

Jul 7th 2012, 4:06 PM 4,421 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Financial Regulator at a Music Festival Pic of the Day

Jun 2nd 2012, 7:45 PM 13,532 Views 43 Comments

Yes, bankers are real people too you know…

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 30th 2012, 8:02 PM 3,593 Views 2 Comments

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

Central Bank deputy says Irish banks may need more money
# Banking
# Banking

Central Bank deputy says Irish banks may need more money

May 30th 2012, 12:59 PM 2,408 Views 35 Comments

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
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank reports profits of €1.2 billion for 2011

May 21st 2012, 12:09 PM 2,555 Views 9 Comments

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
# Arrears
# Arrears

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

Mar 2nd 2012, 2:39 PM 3,032 Views 23 Comments

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

# matthew-elderfield - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 14 October, 2011

Financial regulator tells banks: Stop raising variable mortgage rates
# Rates
# Rates

Financial regulator tells banks: Stop raising variable mortgage rates

Oct 14th 2011, 8:26 AM 647 Views 17 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 26th 2011, 10:22 AM 1,777 Views 33 Comments

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

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 6 May, 2011

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Anglo and Irish Nationwide may default if more cash needed – regulator
# Default Republic?
# Default Republic?

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

Apr 6th 2011, 2:42 PM 861 Views 0 Comments

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

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 1 April, 2011

# matthew-elderfield - Friday 25 March, 2011

Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report
# Stressed
# Stressed

Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report

Mar 25th 2011, 9:42 AM 840 Views 0 Comments

Read it and weep.

# matthew-elderfield - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 23rd 2011, 11:13 AM 542 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bailout
# Bailout

Banks unlikely to need €35bn bailout, says Honohan

Jan 7th 2011, 6:45 PM 461 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stable Door
# Stable Door

Banks, insurers facing tougher sanctions

Nov 9th 2010, 11:52 AM 227 Views 0 Comments

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
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

Credit unions may need major restructuring

Nov 8th 2010, 4:17 PM 389 Views 0 Comments

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