- Finance Dublin in 2018
In 2018 our forthcoming publications, The Finance Dublin Yearbook 2018, Deals of the Year 2018, and the 31st annual Survey of Ireland's Top Accountancy Firms, as well as the Financial Centres Summit, Dublin, in October will be highlighting the opportunities of a new year full of promise, and we look forward to bringing you new insights around the opportunities and challenges in the new year.
- Finance Dublin online platform records strong readership increases in calendar year 2017
10th January 2018: Web statistics for the Finance Dublin online platform just released for 2017 show an increase of 29% in average monthly unique vistors in the year over 2016, while visits, and page impressions (up 40% to over 1 million), also increased sharply. These increases in readership of the Finance Dublin site were accompanied by strong increases for its sister publication Aviation Finance, in which Ireland's international aviation finance and leasing industry features prominently in the fortnightly publication very two weeks - with unique visitors there up by 39% on average in 2017.
- Central Bank of Ireland responds to Law Reform Commission's examination of the Bank's enforcement and sanctions regime
9th January 2018: The Central Bank has published a response paper detailing its comments on a January 2016 Issues Paper Report by the Law Reform Commission that examines twelve different issues relating to the enforcement and sanctions regime and legislation in Ireland brought on to Ireland's statute books subsequent to the financial crisis.
- CSR Profile: Making a real difference to young people across Ireland
In the December issue: basis.point is the Irish funds industry's initiative to make a real and visible difference by supporting educational programmes for disadvantaged children across Ireland.
- In the latest issue:
The latest edition includes our Special Report, Investment Funds 2018. In our editorial this month we say that 'getting on with it', should, when it comes to the impact of Brexit, be a profitable motto to continue to adopt in 2018. Also in the issue, US tax reform as the US CT rate comes down to 21%; Citadel Securities' plans; ISE and Euronext; Fexco's new aviation investment vehicle, Airborne Capital.
- December issue: Investment Funds 2018 - Global strategies in asset management
The focus of the Special Report Investment Funds 2018 - Global strategies in asset management is on the global issues that are dominating strategic decisions in the asset management industry in the year to come. The Report highlights the fundamental issues that will be at the heart of strategy for the international investment funds industry in 2018.
- Top US equity market maker's big plans for Dublin options and ETF trading
Citadel Securities has big ambitions for the options and ETF trading operations it launched in Dublin last January, and hopes to use it to replicate in Europe the volumes and success it has achieved in the US, according to its Country Head, Jonathon Lowey.
- Fitness and Probity - Investigations and Prohibition Notices
There has been much discussion of the fitness and probity regime in the context of the Tracker Mortgage Examination. Muireann Reedy looks at the Central Bank's powers to investigate people performing certain key roles at regulated entities in the December 2017 edition of the Dillon Eustace Regulatory Investigations Quarterly
in Finance Dublin
- Dublin hosts conference for 660 EY Financial Services partners
EY's new EMEIA FS regional Managing Partner Marcel van Loo hosted a conference at the Convention Centre in Dublin attended by 660 EY FS partners. He chose Dublin as the venue for his first conference. In a interview with Finance Dublin van Loo and Eoin MacManus, Managing Partner of EY Financial Services in Ireland and EMEIA FS regional Deputy MP, emphasised the increasingly important role of technology in the future of financial services.
- As Bitcoin surges: 'Now Blockchain is moving beyond hype into real world applications' - FCSDublin2017 Blockchain special session
The potential value of blockchain technology and the reasons why it has been slow to move beyond proofs of concept into real world applications were addressed by some of the key leaders in the field at one of the FCSDublin2017 special sessions, which was sponsored by Deloitte and chaired by David Dalton.
- Outsourcing challenges for financial services companies in light of regulatory expectations
PwC Financial Services Perspectives: Heightened focus by the Central Bank of Ireland on outsourcing arrangements employed by regulated entities means companies need to be able to demonstrate their ability to manage the associated risks writes Shane Walker.
- Stock Exchange to pivot to EU27 as "Euronext Europe" in 2018
The sale of the Irish Stock Exchange promises to strengthen its offerings potential after Brexit, particularly in ETFs and debt and fund listings, centres of global excellence already established by the Exchange. Euronext is a pan-European exchange, spanning Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Portugal and the UK and is the largest European exchange aside from the London Stock Exchange, which is about twice its size by capitalisation.
- The November edition of Finance Dublin profiles the proceedings of the Financial Centres Summit, Dublin, 2017 on October 17th
The November issue of Finance Dublin profiles the proceedings
of the Financial Centres Summit, Dublin, 2017 on October 17th.
- The Financial Centres Summit, Dublin, 2017
The Financial Centres Summit, Dublin 2017
presented by Finance Dublin
and FSI in Dublin Castle heard from over 80 speakers on the current vital issues for Ireland's IFS industry on Tuesday October 17th. See the latest on the event and what's happening as a result on Twitter here at: #FCSDublin2017
Proceedings started with the keynote address by Lord Jonathan Hill, former EU Commissioner for financial services.
- Finance Dublin and Deloitte Research Report finds that 40% of Ireland's IFS companies expect Brexit to have a positive impact on headcount, against 7% saying it will cut jobs
The survey, amongst the 500 Companies included in the 2017 Finance Dublin Yearbook, carried out in collaboration with Deloitte also finds that overall employment increased amongst the companies surveyed last year by 4.6 per cent and that Regulation and Supervision issues are the most important concerns.