Careers

Why investment jobs aren’t necessarily the best option in private equity
03/04/2018 - Private equity firms are doing more hiring for non-investment roles than ever before, opening up opportunities for a wider range of candidates, both within the organizations themselves and at their portfolio companies.

The Hidden Meaning of Banking Bonuses
01/03/2018 - Whether you’ve already received your bonus or are about to, you’ll be having some big thoughts about the implications. For example, what does it mean to be paid flat? What does it mean to be paid 20% up?

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Funds

ESMA Clarifies Application of the Benchmarks Regulation to Investment Funds
05/03/2018 - ESMA has issued a second Q&A on the Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) in less than two months that will be of interest to investment funds.

GDPR For Irish Funds - 8 Month Countdown
02/11/2017 - The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018 and has been described as the most ground-breaking piece of European Union legislation in the digital era.

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IT

10 dos and don’ts to improve IT security
04/04/2018 - You are bombarded with the importance of IT security daily - news of data breaches, ransomware, data loss and new viruses daily.

How to reduce security risks created by your employees
03/04/2018 - It might be hard to believe but the biggest security risk posed to your organisation is actually posed by your employees.

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Legal

Trustees, Directors and Officers of Charities Take Note: New Guidance on Promotion of Political Causes
19/04/2018 - The Charities Regulator has recently published guidance which should be considered by the Trustees and Directors of Irish registered charities before engaging in activities to promote a political cause.

Employment Law in 2018
18/04/2018 - Employment law is constantly evolving and changing. Trends appearing are usually in response to important new case law and legislation, the work of politicians with a particular passion, or in response to global movements.

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Specialist

Central Bank Outlines Expectations for Irish Insurance Intermediaries on Brexit Planning
19/04/2018 - The Central Bank of Ireland has published a special edition of its Intermediary Times newsletter containing important information relevant to Irish insurance intermediaries in relation to service continuity post-Brexit (the "Newsletter").

European Commission Publishes its 2018 Fintech Action Plan - An Overview of Key Proposals
03/04/2018 - The European Commission has just published it's 2018 Fintech Action Plan.

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