Banks finally paying for their scandalous behaviour

Small shareholder Brendan Burgess has been raising the issue at successive AIB AGMs and now the financial ombudsman has made a provisional ruling in his favour

9th February, 2020
Banks finally paying for their scandalous behaviour
Brendan Burgess has been consistent in his questioning of AIB. Picture: RollingNews

Annual general meetings of Irish banks have become dreary affairs. During the white hot heat of the banking crisis these meetings usually ran for six or seven hours and were attended by hundreds of people. Bank of Ireland once managed to pack out Screen 1 in the Savoy in Dublin for the best part of a day in 2009 for one fraught meeting. As time has moved on, so much of the anger has dissipated,...

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