29th July 2016: Newsletter 07/2016

  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank publishes new Market Abuse Rules
  • Financial Crime
    • Amendments to 4th AML Directive!
  • MiFID News
    • Dear CEO Letter on Client Reporting Themed Inspection
  • Enforcement
    • Settlement Agreement with The Mortgage Centre
    • Settlement Agreement with New Ireland Assurance Company plc
    • Settlement Agreement with AXA Insurance Limited
  • Companies
    • Deadline for Company Conversion Almost Upon Us
  • Data Protection & Privacy
    • Data Protection Commissioner's Report 2015
  • Training
    • Now Taking Bookings for August - December

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19th May 2016: Newsletter 04/2016

  • Central Bank News
    • Fitness and Probity: PCF's and Prohibition
  • Banking
    • New Regulations on Business Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises effitive 1st July
  • Consumer Protection
    • Central Bank publishes Consumer Research on Compliants Handling
  • Data Protection & Privacy
    • New European Data Protection Regulsations
  • Training
    • Course Dates for May - June 2016

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11th March 2016: Newsletter 03/2016

  • Financial Crime
    • Central Bank Publish Report on AML/CFT in Life Insurance Sector!
  • Enforcement
    • Settlement Agreement with Arch Reinsurance Europe Underwriting DAC
  • Europe
    • European Union Publishes Fill List of the Level 2 Legislative Framework
  • Data Protection Policy
    • Data Transfers to the United States post-abolitian of Safe Harbor
  • Training
    • Course Dates for April - June 2016

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29th February 2016: Newsletter 02/2016

  • Welcome
    • Credit Union Seminar Announcement
  • Financial Crime
    • It's Not All About Anti-Money Laundering!
  • MiFID News
    • Letter to Investment Firms on Conflicts of Interest after Themed Reviews
  • Enforcement
    • Another Inquiry Announced
  • Insurance News
    • Themed Inspections for Insurance Supervision Announced
  • Training
    • Training Schedule March - June 2016

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29th January 2016: Newsletter 01/2016

  • Welcome
    • AML - Statistics Before the Storm
  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank Appoints New Deputy Governor
    • High Court Rules Central Bank Inquiry can Proceed
  • Insurance News
    • Solvency II is Here!
  • Training
    • Course Timetable December 2015 - June 2016

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1st December 2015: Newsletter 11/2015

  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank publishes its Strategic Plan 2016-18
  • Financial Crime
    • Report on AML/CFT and FS in the Funds Sector
  • MiFID News
    • MiFID 2 unlikely to make full implementation deadline
    • Central Bank issues Dear CEO letter on CFDs
    • CP97 Consultation Paper on regulations for Investment Firms
  • Enforcement
    • Central Bank convenes Inquiry into conduct of Quinn Insurance management
  • Banking
    • CP98 Increased Protection for Variable Rate Mortgage Holders
  • Insurance News
    • Central Bank Director of Insurance Supervision calls on firms to demonstrate ‘tone from the top’
    • Solvency II Directive transposed into Irish law
  • Training
    • Course Timetable December 2015 - June 2016

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3rd November 2015: Newsletter 10/2015

  • Central Bank News
    • The Central Bank of Ireland announce the Appointment of a New Governor
    • New PCF - "Head of Actuarial Function" required under Solvency II
  • Financial Crime
    • AML – What does the future hold for Ireland?
  • Enforcement
    • Settlement Agreement with Irish Taxi Owners' Co-Op Credit Union Limited
    • Settlement Agreement between the Central Bank of Ireland and Michael Hogan
  • Training
    • Training November - December 2015
  • Compliance Ireland in the Media and at Conferences
    • Irish Businesses face Increased Risk of Regulatory Sanction due to Tougher Anti-Money Laundering rules

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30th September 2015: Newsletter 09/2015

  • Welcome
    • New CEO of Compliance Ireland
    • The Other Think That We do
  • Central Bank News
    • CP95 Joint Consultation on Funding the Cost of Financial Regulation
    • Regulatory Consequences of Technology in Financial Services
    • Cyber-Security- Is your firm at threat?
  • Data Protection & Privacy
    • Safe Harbour Agreement under threat!
  • Training
    • Training October - December 2015

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25th August 2015: Newsletter 08/2015

  • Welcome
    • Public Training Offer
  • Central Bank News
    • Redress Schemes for Permanent TSB and AIB
    • Fitness and Probity FAQ's Amended
  • Enforcement
    • Irish Nationwide Building Society - Settlement and Promise of an Inquiry
  • Consumer Protection
    • Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Act 2015
  • Training
    • Training Schedule September - December

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23rd June 2015: Newsletter 06/2015

  • MiFID News
    • Results Themed Inspection on Client Categorisation
  • Corporate Governance News
    • Fitness and Probity a Priority
  • Banking
    • Implementing Technical Standards on Leverage Ratio disclosure and reporting published
    • Further Level 2 Regulation published on defining Own Funds in CRR
    • CRR Amending Regulation on Own Funds published
  • Fund News
    • Central Bank issues Guidance for Fund Management Companies
  • Intermediary News
    • The KIIDs are alright
  • Companies
    • Companies Act 2014 Update from the Central Bank regarding Fund Companies
  • Training
    • Seminars
    • Training Schedule

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26th May 2015: Newsletter 05/2015

  • Seminar Announcement
    • Implementing Central Bank AML Guidance for Your Credit Union
  • Corporate Governance News
    • Governance and Oversight of Outsourced Activities
    • The Constant Need for Effective Systems and Controls
  • Enforcement
    • Western Union Fined for AML Breaches
    • Partner in Stockbroking Firm Disqualified for Regulatory Returns Breaches
  • Companies
    • The Companies Act 2014 - Conversion to the New Company Form
  • Europe
    • Sharp words exchanged on CRD4 Remuneration Policy
  • Training
    • September to December Training Schedule

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28th April 2015: Newsletter 04/2015

  • Seminar Announcement
    • Preparing for Change under the Companies Act 2014 - Guidance for Regulated Entities
  • Corporate Governance News
    • Corporate Governance in 2015 - A New Legal and Regulatory Landscape
  • Enforcement
    • Data Integrity - Provision of Timely, Complete and Accurate Information to the Central Bank
  • Consumer Protection
    • Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears Still at the Forefront
  • Funds News
    • ESMA publishes responses to Consultation on UCITS share classes
  • Training
    • Training May - June 2015

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26th March 2015: Newsletter 03/2015

  • Welcome
    • AML Guidance and Your Firm
  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank Announces Themed Inspections in Funds and Investment Areas
  • Financial Crime
    • FATF revises lists of countries subject to measures
  • MiFID News
    • Central Bank alerts CRD4 firms about public consultation on Remuneration Policy
    • Own Funds definitions in Capital Requirements Regulation amended again
    • EBA corrects validation rules for COREP reporting under CRD 4
    • European Commission publishes CRR Level 2 Implementing Regulation on internal models
    • EBA publishes revised taxonomy for CRD 4 reporting
    • EBA publishes CRR Level 2.5 measures on benchmarking of credit and market risk
  • Insurance News
    • EIOPA publishes updated Solvency 2 reporting taxonomy
  • Consumer Protection
    • Review of Debt Management Firms
  • Training
    • Training Schedule April - June 2015

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24th February 2015: Newsletter 02/2015

  • Seminar Announcement
    • AML in Practice: Implementation of Current Legislation and Guidance for 2015 and Beyond
  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank Publishs Consumer Protection Outlook Report
    • Regulatory Transactions Service Standards - Recent Statistics
  • Financial Crime
    • Central Bank Publishes Report on AML, CTF and Sanctions Compliance in Banks
  • Enforcement
    • Central Bank publishes its Enforcement Priorities for 2015
  • UK News
    • Payday loans: loan caps now in place in the UK and Wonga escapes criminal investigation
  • Europe
    • CRD IV - COREP reporting changes again
    • CRD IV - Implementing Regulation published on reporting of Liquid Assets
  • Corporate Governance News
    • Weavering back again!
  • Training
    • March - June Training Schedule

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30th January 2015: Newsletter 01/2015

  • Welcome
    • To blow the whistle or not blow the whistle
  • Financial Crime
    • Weavering Capital (UK) Limited founder convicted of fraud
  • Banking
    • David Duffy to step down as CEO of Allied Irish Bank
  • Europe
    • Capital Requirements Regulatory Updates
  • Consumer Protection
    • New Consumer Protection Legislation for Credit Servicing Firms
    • Update to the Consumer Protection Code
  • Training
    • Training Schedule February - June 2015


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3rd December 2014: Newsletter 11/2014

  • Welcome
    • Central Bank Enforcement Seminar
    • Compliance and Risk Seminar for Credit Unions
  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank Redies Panel for Inquiries into Rouge Bankers
  • Enforcement
    • The Central Bank of Ireland Steps up Consumer Protection Enforcement
  • MiFID News
    • Two New CRD IV Regulations Published
    • Tree New CRR Regulations and Another CRD IV Regulation Adopted by EU Commission
    • Member State Compliance with ESMA Guidelines on Renumeration Policies and Practices under MiFID
  • Banking
    • EBA Publishes Report into CRD Renumeration Policy Avoidance Practices
    • EBA PUblished 2014 Bank Stress Test Results
  • Insurance News
    • Solvency II: EU Commission Adopts Level 2 Measures
    • EIOPA Submits First Set of Solvency II ITS to EU Commission
  • Europe
    • EU Presidency Publishes Revised IMD2 Workding
    • European Parliment Decides What Work to Pursue from Previous Assembly
  • Training
    • Training Schedule November - December


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30th September 2014: Newsletter 09/2014

  • Welcome
    • Enforcement Seminar Date Amended - 12th December 2014
    • Credit Union Seminar Invitation
  • Central Bank News
    • Amendments to the Fitness & Probity Regime
    • Are you a PCF 12 (Head of Compliance) or are you a PCF 15 (Head of Compliance with responsibility for AML/CTF)?
    • Credit Unions-Reporting Credit Linked Bank Bonds (Investment Class 3) in the Prudential Return
    • Thematic Review of Data Integrity of Central Bank Regulatory Returns
  • Funds News
    • Central Bank Consults on Management Companies
    • Revisions to AIFM Regulatory Reporting Published
  • Training
    • Course Schedule October - December 2014

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28 August 2014: Newsletter 08/2014

  • Welcome
    • Compliance & Risk Seminar for Credit Unions
  • Job Vacancies
    • Regulatory Trainer for Compliance Ireland
  • Financial Crime
    • Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2014
  • MiFID News
    • EBA Published Revised CRD Reporting Taxonomy
  • Insurance News
    • EIOPA Updated Solvency II Reporting Taxonomy
  • Funds News
    • Corporate Governance Code for Fund Service Providers Published
    • Revised UCITS V Directive Word Published
  • Data Protection & Privacy
    • Revised Guide to Audit Process Published
    • Final Provisions of Data Protection Acts Now in Force
  • Training
    • Training Schedule Sept - Dec 2014

 

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30 July 2014: Newsletter 07/2014

  • Welcome
    • Keeping CDD up-to-date – What the hell does it mean?
  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank announces appointment of Director of Insurance Supervision
    • Central Bank announces appointment of Registrar of Credit Unions
    • Central Bank Review of Sales Incentives
    • Consultation on loan originating QIAIFs
    • Consultation on the adoption of ESMA’s revised UCITS guidelines
    • Compliance with Advertising Rules under Consumer Credit Regulations
  • Financial Crime
    • Compliance Ireland Develops AML Online Training for Fund Service Providers
  • MiFID News
    • EBA final draft RTS on the margin periods of risk for treatment of clearing members' exposures to clients
    • EBA final draft RTS on conditions for assessing materiality of extensions and changes of internal approaches for market risk
  • Banking
    • FATCA - It finally came to get us all!
    • EBA opinion on ‘virtual currencies’
  • Funds News
    • Department of Finance publishes draft ICAV Bill
  • Intermediary News
    • New Handbook of Prudential Requirements for Investment Intermediaries
  • Europe
    • ELTIFs take a step closer to being
  • Training
    • Training Schedule September to December 2014

 

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24 June 2014: Newsletter 06/2014

  • Job Vacancies
    • Compliance Ireland is Hiring
  • Central Bank News
    • Consultation on Additional Consumer Protection Requirements for Debt Management Firms
  • Financial Crime
    • 4th EU AML Directive - Current Status
    • Compliance Ireland develops AML online training module for Fund Service Providers
  • Enforcement
    • Firm's failure to monitor changes in legislation
  • MiFID News
    • MiFID II and MiFIR Level 2 and Level 2.5 work gets underway
  • Banking
    • EBA publishes Leverage Ratio ITS
  • Insurance News
    • Solvency II: EIOPA consultation on guidelines
  • Europe
    • Consultation on Pillar 3 public disclosures
    • You think you're important - does the European Commission agree?
  • Training
    • September - December 2014 Training Schedule

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27 May 2014: Newsletter 05/2014

  • Financial Crime
    • Credit Suisse Fined $2.8 Billion for Aiding Tax Evasion
    • Directive on freezing and confiscation of proceeds of crime approved
  • Enforcement
    • Settlement Agreement with FBD Insurance plc
    • Settlement Agreement with Squared Financial Services Limited
  • Europe
    • European Commission looks back on financial crisis achievements
  • Corporate Governance News
    • Changes to UK Corporate Governance Code proposed
  • Data Protection & Privacy
    • European Court of Justice Rules on the Right to be Forgotten
  • Training
    • June 2014 Training Schedule

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29 April 2014: Newsletter 04/2014

  • Welcome
    • The Ugly Truth of Anglo & the Regulator
  • Central Bank News
    • Addendum to the Minimum Competency Code 2011
  • Financial Crime
    • First national risk assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing risks undertaken in UK
    • European Parliament adopts position on 4th AML Directive
  • Enforcement
    • Settlement Agreement with LGT Capital Partners (Ireland) Limited
  • MiFID News
    • European Parliament approves its version of MiFID 2, MiFIR
  • Banking
    • ECB to gain sanctioning powers over Irish banks, but not Irish bankers
  • Funds News
    • European Parliament approves UCITS V Directive
  • Europe
    • European Long-Term Investment Funds: Compromise Proposal published
    • ECB issues Regulation on the SSM Framework
  • Training
    • May - June 2014 Schedule

 

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27 March 2014: Newsletter 03/2014

  • Welcome
    • New Director of Credit Institutions announced at Central Bank
  • Central Bank News
    • Consultation Paper 79 on Whistleblower and Mandatory Disclosure Handling
    • Consultation Paper 80 on CRR Liquidity Coverage Ratio issued
  • Funds News
    • Consultation Paper 78 on carrying out 'Depositary Lite' duties under AIFMD
  • Enforcement
    • Yet another Settlement Agreement for breach of Transaction Reporting Requirements
    • Settlement Agreement with Unicredit Bank Ireland plc
  • Europe
    • European Commission publishes draft Regulation on Supplemental Prospectuses
    • European Commission publishes CRD IV criteria to identify 'material risk takers'

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27 February 2014: Newsletter 02/2014

  • Central Bank News
    • Revised Corporate Governance Code for Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings
  • Financial Crime
    • Central Bank to Regulate Trust and Company Service Providers for AML
    • Princess Cristina of Spain in Court Over Alleged Money Laundering
    • Ted Cunningham Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering
  • Enforement
    • Financial Services Ombudsman Can Name and Shame
    • 12 Month Non-Solicitation Period for Insurance Brokers Confirmed
  • Europe
    • EBA Proposes a Definition of 'fixed overheads' and Capital Charge for use of Tied Agents
    • EBA publishes standard on classes of instruments eligible for variable remuneration use under CRD IV
  • Training
    • Date March - June 2014

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28 January 2014: Newsletter 01/2014

  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank Streamlines MiFID Authorisation Process
    • Central Bank Review of Sales Incentives
    • New Compliance Statement for (Re)Insurance Undertakings
  • Financial Crime
    • FCA AML Enforcement Actiom Against Standard Bank PLC
    • Bailey Brothers Disqualified for Seven Years
    • Bitcoin Traddrs Charged with Money Laundering
  • Funds News
    • Sectoral AML Guidelines Published for Investment Funds
    • Central Bank Consultation on UCITS Funds Rulebook
  • Enforcement
    • Settlement Agreement with AIB
  • Training
    • February - June 2014 Training Timetable

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  • Central Bank News
    • Central Bank publishes new Market Abuse Rules
  • Financial Crime
    • Amendments to 4th AML Directive!
  • MiFID News
    • Dear CEO Letter on Client Reporting Themed Inspection
  • Enforcement
    • Settlement Agreement with The Mortgage Centre
    • Settlement Agreement with New Ireland Assurance Company plc
    • Settlement Agreement with AXA Insurance Limited
  • Companies
    • Deadline for Company Conversion Almost Upon Us
  • Data Protection & Privacy
    • Data Protection Commissioner's Report 2015
  • Training
    • Now Taking Bookings for August - December
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