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General Data Protection Regulation

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner issued a guidance note on the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation for organisations and individuals. For more information, click...

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Financial Institution Fined for AML/CFT Breaches

The Central Bank of Ireland has fined Ulster Bank Ireland DAC over €3million for several breaches of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Act 2010. The breaches related to failings across three key compliance areas: outsourcing, risk...

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National Risk Assessment

The Department of Finance published the National Risk Assessment for Ireland – Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. The aim of the assessment was to identify, understand and assess money laundering and terrorist financing risks faced by Ireland. For more...

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Central Credit Register Regulations

Following the publication of the Central Credit Register Regulations, the Central Bank has issued an FAQ document on the Register, with further guidance to follow shortly. For more information, click...

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Cyber risk in financial firms is a key concern

The Central Bank of Ireland has issued guidance on IT risk management and cyber security for financial services firms. This guidance sets out the Central Bank’s expectation of firms in this area. Link: Central Bank Guidance  ...

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