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# bankers - Sunday 2 June, 2019

More banks to face fines over tracker mortgage scandal as officials coy about revealing cost details
# Bankers
# Bankers

More banks to face fines over tracker mortgage scandal as officials coy about revealing cost details

Jun 2nd 2019, 11:00 AM 14,047 Views 40 Comments

Ulster Bank recently told an Oireachtas Finance committee that it will not be disclosing the amount of money it has set aside to deal with the fine.

# bankers - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

May 21st 2019, 8:41 PM 32,983 Views 50 Comments

Taoiseach has said it is now time for to review the tax treatment of vulture funds.

# bankers - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Apr 13th 2019, 8:30 AM 116,272 Views 110 Comments

The Central Bank is aware that a regulated entity has written to a number of buy-to-let borrowers in arrears.

# bankers - Thursday 11 April, 2019

New AIB boss wants performance-based bonus ban lifted for bankers as staff are being enticed to competitors

New AIB boss wants performance-based bonus ban lifted for bankers as staff are being enticed to competitors

Apr 11th 2019, 6:45 PM 25,325 Views 60 Comments

Following the banking crash, a government policy on bonuses was rolled out for State-owned banks.

# bankers - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Bill which aims to force banks to ask for permission before selling mortgages to vulture funds passes in the Dáil
# Great Irish Sell Off
# Great Irish Sell Off

Bill which aims to force banks to ask for permission before selling mortgages to vulture funds passes in the Dáil

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 6:14 PM 39,177 Views 76 Comments

The Bill puts into law what already exists at the moment as a voluntary Central Bank code

# bankers - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Taoiseach vows to close loophole that allows €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' not to pay tax
# Mortgage Sell-off
# Mortgage Sell-off

Taoiseach vows to close loophole that allows €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' not to pay tax

Dec 11th 2018, 7:19 PM 34,424 Views 48 Comments

Last week, PTSB bank bosses confirmed that the ‘special purpose vehicle’ which more than 6,000 of its mortgages have been transferred to will be exempt from tax.

# bankers - Thursday 29 November, 2018

PTSB transfers thousands more of its customers to vulture fund servicer
# Sold
# Sold

PTSB transfers thousands more of its customers to vulture fund servicer

Nov 29th 2018, 5:08 PM 39,540 Views 81 Comments

Many of the mortgage-holders sold today had engaged with the bank and reached arrangements.

# bankers - Monday 5 November, 2018

Report on increasing bankers' pay due by end of year after government enlists €140k external consultants
# Korn Ferry
# Korn Ferry

Report on increasing bankers' pay due by end of year after government enlists €140k external consultants

Nov 5th 2018, 6:05 AM 12,323 Views 58 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said that State-owned banks are at risk of losing key figures.

# bankers - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle
# Bankers
# Bankers

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle

Oct 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 18,186 Views 31 Comments

Divide and conquer.

# bankers - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Poll: Does the €500,000 salary cap for bankers at State-owned institutions need to be reviewed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the €500,000 salary cap for bankers at State-owned institutions need to be reviewed?

Sep 27th 2018, 9:53 AM 29,091 Views 84 Comments

It’s worried that staff at Irish banks could be attracted by more lucrative job offers.

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff
# Wage Cap
# Wage Cap

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff

Sep 27th 2018, 6:20 AM 25,823 Views 36 Comments

The finance minister said State-owned banks are finding it difficult to retain staff due to wage competition.

# bankers - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Finance Minister says it's up to PTSB if it wants to appear before the finance committee over loan sale

Sep 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 7,253 Views 21 Comments

Last month, PTSB sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to an affiliate of the so-called vulture fund Lone Star for around €1.3 billion.

# bankers - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

'Mary' is recovering from cancer and her mortgage - in €29k arrears - has been sold to a vulture fund

Aug 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 43,993 Views 97 Comments

‘Mary’ has been out of work since her cancer diagnosis. She had no idea her mortgage was to be sold to a vulture fund.

# bankers - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far

Jun 20th 2018, 8:20 PM 27,199 Views 36 Comments

David Drumm has became the fourth person to be jailed over his role in a bank fraud scheme 10 years ago.

# bankers - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed
# Accountability
# Accountability

No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed

Feb 13th 2018, 7:56 PM 9,180 Views 28 Comments

The Sinn Féin Bill carries a possible penalty of five years in jail for the offence.

# bankers - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Do banks ever get punished? Central Bank says Ireland does not have a zero tolerance approach
# BANKING CRISIS PART II
# BANKING CRISIS PART II

Do banks ever get punished? Central Bank says Ireland does not have a zero tolerance approach

Oct 29th 2017, 9:30 PM 27,543 Views 77 Comments

‘If you don’t want the banks to bother looking at the law, why do we have the law?’

# bankers - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tracker mortgage motion which will ban bonuses for bankers to be backed by government
# Tracker Scandal
# Tracker Scandal

Tracker mortgage motion which will ban bonuses for bankers to be backed by government

Oct 24th 2017, 1:40 PM 13,870 Views 57 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said the minister should give no approval for salary increases until redress is given.

# bankers - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Taoiseach says banks' behaviour on tracker mortgages is 'scandalous'
# Out Of Patience
# Out Of Patience

Taoiseach says banks' behaviour on tracker mortgages is 'scandalous'

Oct 18th 2017, 9:38 PM 16,985 Views 87 Comments

Donohoe is calling in the bankers on Monday and Wednesday to “admonish” the chief executives.

# bankers - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Over 100 PTSB customers still on the wrong tracker mortgage rate despite bank identifying error
# Bankers
# Bankers

Over 100 PTSB customers still on the wrong tracker mortgage rate despite bank identifying error

Sep 28th 2017, 5:00 PM 11,242 Views 46 Comments

Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest.

PTSB says it won't pay corporation tax over the next 21 years
# Bailed-out Banks
# Bailed-out Banks

PTSB says it won't pay corporation tax over the next 21 years

Sep 28th 2017, 12:52 PM 22,285 Views 88 Comments

PTSB said the “accounting principle” is something it is obliged to comply with.

# bankers - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'
# Evictions
# Evictions

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'

Jun 28th 2017, 7:11 PM 40,990 Views 89 Comments

Speaking about his new Housing Co-op Bill, Norris said people appear to have forgotten that “eviction” is a dirty word in Ireland.

# bankers - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
# Financial Crisis
# Financial Crisis

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

Apr 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 14,708 Views 22 Comments

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

# bankers - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Explainer: How people on tracker mortgages were shafted by financial institutions
# Banking Error
# Banking Error

Explainer: How people on tracker mortgages were shafted by financial institutions

Jan 24th 2017, 6:21 PM 33,606 Views 48 Comments

There have been calls for gardaí to investigate the tracker mortgage scandal.

# bankers - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Family in tracker mortgage error: 'My budget is €70 per week for food for four of us'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Family in tracker mortgage error: 'My budget is €70 per week for food for four of us'

Dec 11th 2016, 7:40 AM 456 Views 46 Comments

18 months since the Central Bank first announced an industry-wide investigation of tracker mortgage issues, I still haven’t been contacted by Ulster Bank, writes Caitriona Redmond.

# bankers - Sunday 27 November, 2016

'The rage inside me was getting stronger': Ireland's top bankers face grilling on mortgages and repossessions
# Bankers
# Bankers

'The rage inside me was getting stronger': Ireland's top bankers face grilling on mortgages and repossessions

Nov 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 17,935 Views 32 Comments

Three of Ireland’s top bankers were before an Oireachtas committee to talk about the state of Irish banking system.

# bankers - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Here's what Hillary told Goldman Sachs in paid speeches, according to Wikileaks
# Wall Street
# Wall Street

Here's what Hillary told Goldman Sachs in paid speeches, according to Wikileaks

Oct 16th 2016, 10:29 AM 31,041 Views 92 Comments

The Wikileaks revelations are casting an awkward spotlight on the Democrat’s ties to Wall Street.

# bankers - Thursday 6 October, 2016

AIB is laying off around 150 people
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

AIB is laying off around 150 people

Oct 6th 2016, 5:34 PM 26,058 Views 32 Comments

The Financial Services Union says it is concerned about the redundancies.

# bankers - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

'We've spent hours in the basement of Leinster House trying to find out what happened'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We've spent hours in the basement of Leinster House trying to find out what happened'

Jan 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 137 Views 19 Comments

The final report from the banking inquiry is to be released today.

# bankers - Monday 7 September, 2015

40 Irish bankers earned at least €1 million in 2013
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

40 Irish bankers earned at least €1 million in 2013

Sep 7th 2015, 10:14 PM 16,054 Views 47 Comments

Two bankers were earning €2 million or more.

# bankers - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Seán FitzPatrick and David Drumm have been asked to come before banking inquiry next month
# Bankers
# Bankers

Seán FitzPatrick and David Drumm have been asked to come before banking inquiry next month

Jun 11th 2015, 10:02 PM 6,719 Views 0 Comments

While the banking inquiry has powers to compel witnesses, that power does not extend beyond this jurisdiction.

# bankers - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Stoke to beat Liverpool and 4 more bets to consider this weekend
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Stoke to beat Liverpool and 4 more bets to consider this weekend

May 24th 2015, 11:33 AM 6,727 Views 5 Comments

Your guide to the best predictions available for the upcoming Premier League ties.

# bankers - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth - and what happens if they don't
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth - and what happens if they don't

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:30 PM 7,946 Views 39 Comments

Those who fail to cooperate with the inquiry or provide false information could face up to five years in prison.

# bankers - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Bankers who held key roles during the crisis to face tough questioning
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Bankers who held key roles during the crisis to face tough questioning

Feb 26th 2015, 8:58 PM 11,966 Views 89 Comments

The banking inquiry is entering its Nexus phase…

# bankers - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Russell Brand has responded to that scathing open letter from an RBS banker
# On Brand
From The Daily Edge
# On Brand

Russell Brand has responded to that scathing open letter from an RBS banker

Dec 18th 2014, 10:40 AM 4,850 Views 13 Comments

He’s still blaming the bigwigs upstairs for the commotion at RBS’s London offices last Friday.

# bankers - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years
# Thorn In The Side
# Thorn In The Side

5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years

Aug 12th 2014, 7:35 PM 16,476 Views 83 Comments

While Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen largely maintain their silence, the former Fine Gael leader and taoiseach has been outspoken in recent years.

# bankers - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Permanent TSB says problem with debit cards should be fixed now
# No Mon No Fun
# No Mon No Fun

Permanent TSB says problem with debit cards should be fixed now

Jul 27th 2014, 12:32 PM 18,775 Views 43 Comments

Customers have been unable to withdraw money from ATMS or use their cards to pay for things.

# bankers - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:33 PM 3,666 Views 6 Comments

The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.

# bankers - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Banking inquiry committee to meet again today (in private)
# Banking Collapse
# Banking Collapse

Banking inquiry committee to meet again today (in private)

Jun 25th 2014, 7:25 AM 2,684 Views 14 Comments

They said they will be discussing the scope of the inquiry, the risks associated with it and the time scale.

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011
# Pay
# Pay

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011

Jun 25th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,759 Views 13 Comments

The charge was brought in to discourage ‘inappropriate’ bonus payments being made to staff in bailed out banks.

# bankers - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts

Apr 30th 2014, 11:40 PM 11,944 Views 49 Comments

The government is pressing ahead with an inquiry but it will be a while before it starts properly and there are a number of outstanding issues before it does.

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