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# Philip Lane

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# Stimulus Package
More stimulus for Europe as ECB adds €500 billion to €1.35 trillion package, extending it into 2022
It comes against the backdrop of gloomy economic forecasts.
# Banks
Acting Central Bank governor says bankers' pay caps 'may limit the pool of candidates for senior positions'
The finance minister is currently considering a report which reviewed whether bankers’ pay should be increased.
# Central Bank
New Zealand's chief treasurer appointed as governor of Irish Central Bank
Gabriel Makhlouf was chosen to succeed the outgoing governor Philip Lane.
# Pole Position
Central Bank governor Philip Lane only applicant for top role at European Central Bank
He’s on course to take job of chief economist from 1 June.
# customer treatment
Number affected by tracker mortgage scandal rises - it's now over 38,000
The Central Bank governor says a review of the scandal raises serious concerns about current Irish banking culture.
# Overcharging
'I am really struggling': Thousands still left in tracker mortgage scandal limbo
Financial adviser Padraic Kissane believes an extra 3,000 people may be affected, but some may have to go to the courts to get their money back.
# Changing lanes
He was the frontrunner, but now Ireland has withdrawn Philip Lane as a candidate for top ECB job
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said he didn’t want the candidacy of Lane to be a “source of disagreement”.
# European Parliament
Irish ECB candidate Philip Lane wins backing of key EU parliament committee
The final decision will be taken on 22 March at an EU summit.
# Tracker Scandal
'Take a look in the mirror': Why didn't the Central Bank act earlier on the tracker mortgage scandal?
The Central Bank’s governor Philip Lane confirmed 13,000 impacted customers are still waiting to get their money back.
# banking breaches
'Shocking': Central Bank governor meets whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman over bank probe
McGuinness said it’s “extraordinary” the Central Bank did not speak to the whistleblower who reported the breaches in Unicredit bank.
# compensation
Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks
The CEOs of Bank of Ireland, Permanent TSB and KBC held talks with the Minister for Finance today.
# Central Bank
Dedicated staff and timeline clarity could help make mortgage-switching easier
Research shows that many consumers who have switched mortgages had a positive experience, and can save “significant sums of money”.
# Philip Lane
Gardaí consulted on tracker-mortgage scandal - no reports made yet
It’s still unknown what rebates are in store for those that lost out because of the tracker mortgage issue.
# Philip Lane
Help-to-buy scheme is 'of course' pushing up house prices - Central Bank
The Central Bank governor said that the market could correct itself in the long term.
# Mortgages
'Are you bullied by the banks?': Watch Central Bank governor get grilled on tracker scandal
Philip Lane was being questioned over how many people have been overcharged on their mortgages.
# House Prices
Smaller deposits and help-to-buy scheme won't 'over-egg' property market - Governor
The Central Bank says that the market ‘isn’t at risk of overheating’.
Voices
The Central Bank Governor on why deposit limits are 'not targets but ceilings'
Governor Philip Lane explains why the Central Bank wants to make things easier for first-time buyers.
# tax rebate
Central Bank outlines exactly what its problems are with the First Time Buyer scheme
Governor Philip Lane has today outlined his concerns to a number of TDs.
# highly rated
Your crash course in... Ireland's mortgage-rate problem
These are the key points you need to know about the latest attempts to force the banks into action.
# the governor
Meet the new man in charge of Ireland's banks
Trinity professor Philip Lane will replace Patrick Honohan as governor of the Central Bank.
# default in our stars
Argentina just burned its bondholders - could we have done the same?
What makes our situation different from theirs?
# Referendum
LIVE: Interest groups tell Oireachtas committee what Fiscal Compact means for Ireland
Today marks the third of three days of hearings of an Oireachtas committee examining the impact of the fiscal compact deal.