BBC’s Panorama recently revealed new evidence about the banking crisis. It suggested that the UK regulator was complicit in manipulating Libor, the main UK benchmark interest rate from which millions of financial products are priced.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
A proposal under discussion by Klaus Regling and other senior European officials to create a Nama-like ‘bad bank’ to buy out bad loans weighing down Europe’s banks could boost the Government’s hopes of selling shares in AIB this year, according to an Irish expert.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
Allegations of an AIB whistleblower who says the bank misled regulators in dealing with corporate loans in arrears raises far wider concerns beyond the specifics of the case, the country’s leading expert on banking and corporate governance said.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
is an expert on banking and corporate governance and he wonders why the improvements seen in aircraft safety which have resulted from disasters over the last 50 years seem like a distant aspiration when it comes to banking.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
I was talking to the assistant manager from my local bank the other day. Very bright lad, sharp as a tack, the sort who could accurately count your lodgement just by having a quick glance at the size of it out of the corner of his eye.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
IT seems highly unlikely that officials from either AIB or Goodbody Stockbrokers will face any sanctions over the use of offshore funds to trade shares in the bank in the early part of this decade, as both the Financial Regulator and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) lack the power to impose any punishment.
Mon, 25 May, 2009
IS it too much to hope that we’ve had a Ben Dunne moment? Is it too much to hope that former internal auditor in AIB Eugene McErlean’s allegations to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Economic and Regulatory Affairs yesterday will have the same effect as the unintended consequences Ben Dunne’s throwaway remarks about political funding had all those years ago?
Wed, 25 Mar, 2009