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# Financial Services

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# Central Bank
Irish arm of large US financial firm fined €10.78 million over 'serious systemic' breaches
BNY Mellon Fund Services also provided “inaccurate and misleading information” to the Central Bank.
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Voices
Opinion: We need to get real, branch banking as we know it is gone
Fianna Fáil senator Malcolm Byrne says traditional banking is clearly disrupted and it’s important we get ahead in education and upskilling to cope with the changes.
Voices
Pearse Doherty: Davy scandal can't just pass without consequences for the top brass who think they can break the rules
The Sinn Féin TD says the State must cut all ties with Davy Stockbrokers unless individuals are held to account.
# Financial Services
Mairead McGuinness confirmed as Ireland's new EU Commissioner
The Fine Gael MEP will replace Phil Hogan, who resigned in the wake of the Golfgate scandal.
# Financial Services
Creating more Fexcos: Why the Kerry fintech business has opened a €21m R&D facility
The company is investing to foster further innovation in Killorglin.
# Financial Services
Creating more Fexcos: Why the Kerry fintech business has opened a €21m R&D facility
The company is investing to foster further innovation in Killorglin.
# Financial Services
Corporate investigations firm Kroll is opening an Irish business
The Duff & Phelps-owned company will provide a range of commercial intelligence services.
# Financial Services
Corporate investigations firm Kroll is opening an Irish business
The Duff & Phelps-owned company will provide a range of commercial intelligence services.
# 21st Century workplace
A trade union report has called on the government to legislate for a 'right to disconnect'
FSU said that ‘employers left to themselves will use technology to reduce costs, to maximise profits’.
# Future of finance
Finance officials are 'cautious' of Facebook's Libra but aren't closing the door yet
Michael D’Arcy said the department is not opposed to the project unlike other EU states.
# Financial Services
Visa has called for a 'fairer' and 'transparent' card tipping system
The budget proposals come as some restaurants come under scrutiny over how they handle tips.
# Future of finance
Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency
The project’s Calibra team is staffing up in Dublin in the face of scrutiny from EU lawmakers.
# Future of finance
Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency
The project’s Calibra team is staffing up in Dublin in the face of scrutiny from EU lawmakers.
# Future of finance
Your crash course in... Stripe's ambitious bid for fintech dominance beyond payments
The Collison brothers have launched credit cards and loans to expand the company’s remit.
# Future of finance
A group advocating share options says fintech firms are frozen out of the State's flagship scheme
The Keep scheme excludes ‘financial activities’ and potentially cuts out some startups.
# Startups and tech
Revolut is bulking up its Irish base as it seeks approval from the Central Bank
The company is the latest fintech giant to expand in Dublin.
# Financial Services
Peer-to-peer lenders are answering Ireland's call to help with the housing crisis
The alternative financial providers offer insight into the demand in Ireland for this kind of lending.
# insight and opinion
Poll: Do you think the banking salary cap should be lifted?
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has commissioned a report into the thorny issue.
# Startups and tech
As the new college year beckons, student lender Future Finance has secured €23m in fresh funding
The Dublin-based fintech company has also been expanding its remit into graduate loans.
# Startups and tech
With a near-€2m top-up in the back pocket, Supply Finance is hungry for more deals in Europe
The Dublin-based fintech company is preparing its next deal to close later this year.
# Startups and tech
As the new college year beckons, student lender Future Finance has secured €23m in fresh funding
The Dublin-based fintech company has also been expanding its remit into graduate loans.
# Startups and tech
Crypto exchange Bitsane has launched an internal investigation after its services went dark
The Irish-registered business went offline in mid-June with users being unable to access their funds.
# Financial Services
A group of credit unions is gearing up to offer lending services to SMEs
The group of 16 Credit Unions has partnered with Fexco to launch a joint venture, called Metamo.
# Startups and tech
How talent could be a 'critical constraining factor' for Ireland's fintech aspirations
Dublin may appear to be a safe bet for a post-Brexit hedge but firms still need access to skills.
Voices
Facebook's Libra project could be a watershed moment for the blockchain industry
This marks the social media giant’s boldest foray into the financial services industry.
# Financial Services
Fexco claims new retail VAT scheme changes will 'eliminate the tax refund industry in Ireland'
The Kerry company has taken umbrage with the introduction of a threshold for refund claims.
# building and property
The Central Bank proposes new €320,000 'Double Rainbow' sculpture for Dublin headquarters
Acclaimed artist Eva Rothschild was commissioned to create a sculpture for the office.
# Financial Services
Fexco claims new retail VAT scheme changes will 'eliminate the tax refund industry in Ireland'
The Kerry company has taken umbrage with the introduction of a threshold for refund claims.
# Financial Services
The Central Bank hopes a new outdoor artwork will make its HQ 'more social and transparent'
Acclaimed artist Eva Rothschild was commissioned to create a sculpture for the office.
# Financial Services
Bank of Ireland and AIB are using a new blockchain platform to verify their staff's credentials
The solution was built by Deloitte to track and manage educational and regulatory qualifications.
# Financial Services
The Central Bank hopes a new outdoor artwork will make its HQ 'more social and transparent'
Acclaimed artist Eva Rothschild was commissioned to create a sculpture for the office.
# Startups and tech
Your crash course in... Facebook's mysterious cryptocurrency strategy
Here’s what we know about the tech giant’s plan to launch a digital token for payments.
# retail and services
One4all is getting a digital transformation as it looks to new markets
The decision to move the giftcard online came a year before its €100 million sale to Blackhawk Network.
# Startups and tech
Online merchants need to gear up for carrying out stricter customer ID checks
The EU’s Strong Customer Authentication rules are being introduced to tackle fraud and increase security.
# retail and services
One4all is getting a digital transformation as it looks to new markets
The decision to move the giftcard online came a year before its €100 million sale to Blackhawk Network.
# retail and services
One4all is getting a digital transformation as it looks to new markets
The decision to move the giftcard online came a year before its €100 million sale to Blackhawk Network.
# Startups and tech
Fenergo is deploying a blockchain network in Bahrain to help banks with verification tasks
The Dublin company has designed the platform for an alliance of banks in the Kingdom.
# Financial Services
Dublin fintech outfit Rockall has been snapped by US firm Broadridge
The Irish company’s software platforms are used for managing loans and collateral.
# Startups and tech
Fintech firms have wrestled with e-money applications. Officials say the system runs fine
The Central Bank said that it is satisfied with the ‘robustness of the process’.
# Startups and tech
Fintech firms have wrestled with e-money applications. Officials say the system runs fine
The Central Bank said that it is satisfied with the ‘robustness of the process’.