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Mutual Evaluation Review of the UK

The Financial Action Task force published the Mutual Evaluation Review of the UK. The review analyses the level of compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the level of effectiveness of the UK’s AML/CFT system, and provides recommendations on how the system...

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Consultation on Lending

The Central Bank published consultation paper CP125 on potential changes to the lending framework for credit unions. The proposals are grounded in the Central Bank’s statutory mandate to ensure the protection by each credit union of the funds of its members and...

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Central Credit Register

From 30th September all lenders in the Republic of Ireland considering loan applications of €2000 or more must enquire on the Central Credit Register for a borrowers credit report. In addition they must obtain credit reports if borrowers have sought to restructure of...

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CUCC Conference 2018

The CUCC Annual Conference 2018 will take place in The Helix, DCU, Dublin on 16th October 2018. This year’s theme is “Enabling Positive Culture through Good Conduct” and we have assembled an exciting panel of speakers across a number of industries to share their...

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FCA Annual Report on AML

The Financial Conduct Authority published their annual report on anti-money laundering for 2017-18. The report discusses how the safeguards to prevent financial crime are designed to make the UK and the financial services sector a hostile place for criminals, a safe...

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