Mr Justice Gerard Hogan said the Financial Services Ombudsman’s output was “truly admirable, almost heroic” and the “only wonder” was that delays were not longer. Photograph: Collins

The high number of complaints and a lack of resources has contributed to delays in the Financial Services Ombudsman dealing with complaints, a High(...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan said the Financial Services Ombudsman’s output was “truly admirable, almost heroic” and the “only wonder” was that delays were not longer. Photograph: Collins

The high number of complaints and a lack of resources has contributed to delays in the Financial Services Ombudsman dealing with complaints, a High(...)

High Court president Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns upheld Henry and Martina Haverty’s appeal against the Financial Services Ombudsman’s decision not to uphold their complaint against ACCBank. Photograph: Alan Betson

The High Court has upheld a Galway couple’s appeal against the Financial Services Ombudsman’s decision not to uphold their complaint against AC(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and financial regulator Matthew Elderfield  at  the announcement last month of new Central Bank measures to deal with mortgage arrears. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In 1913, commenting on excessive compensation of bankers in the US, then lawyer and later to become US Supreme Court justice Louis Brandeis sai(...)