March 2013, Volume 14, Issue 3
News
Ken Norgrove of Zurich General Insurance appointed President of the Insurance Institute of Ireland
Microsoft debuts its first euro-denominated debt securities on the Irish Stock Exchange
Latest figures show 6.8% increase in mortgage approvals on a monthly basis with the value of approvals up by 15.9%
Shane Doherty Joins Paddy Power plc as Head of Finance Online
Law firm to support over 3,000 young people nationally through partnership

Competitions
Win one night luxurious B&B accommodation in the 5-star Fitzwilliam Hotel

Events
Executive Edge Day 2013
2-Day Treasury Training Course: Understanding Treasury - Financial Instruments & Operations

Features
Update on implementation of Personal Insolvency Act 2012

Poll
Should the Government renegotiate Croke Park II?
Yes
No

Undecided


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Features

Gender Equality in Insurance - What it Means for You
11/03/2013 - Irish legislation was recently enacted to reflect the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling in the Test Achats case which ruled that the exemption for insurance companies to use gender risk when calculating individual’s premiums and benefits, as set out in the Gender Directive, was no longer legal

Ethical behaviour in the boardroom
11/03/2013 - For a board and its directors, behaving ethically and acting honestly and with integrity should be a given. It is the responsibility of the board, in conjunction with the Chief Executive and executive management, to set the culture and values of the organisation and the ethical framework within which that culture exists.

Google Apps V Microsoft Office 365
11/03/2013 - The battle ground has been well and truly defined now and the first shots have been fired in the war between Google and Microsoft for top spot in cloud word processing and apps that will help your business to thrive.

Central Bank of Ireland publishes feedback on AIFMD consultation
11/03/2013 - On 30 October 2012 the Central Bank of Ireland (the Central Bank) published Consultation Paper CP60 "Consultation on implementation of Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive".

Reviewing your data recovery process? Here’s what you need to know
11/03/2013 - Over the past 18 to 24 months, the financial industry has become increasingly concerned about data recovery of their environment.


Featured Job - Compliance Assistant - KYC Project Contract

We are currently recruiting on behalf on an international financial services company based in Dublin City Centre. The role is based within the Compliance/Corporate Governance division and the main responsibility of the role is to provide support to the Head of Compliance, and the compliance division in respect of managing compliance and regulatory risk..more


Competitions

Win an overnight stay at Jurys Inn Custom House
Jurys Inn Custom House are offering you the chance to win an overnight stay at their centrally located 3 star hotel with a 3 course dinner for 2 people  Read More


Poll Results

In last month's online poll we asked, "Should John Bruton have been re-elected as IFSC Czar?"

Click here to view the results

Featured Events

Dock Life ! - Our first “Dock Life!” event is kicking off on Thursday 14th March from 6pm
ATI and the Jeanie Johnston have teamed up to bring you an exciting new series of events kicking off on the 14th March called "Dock Life!"
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Certificate in Banking Taxation This course will introduce you to the core elements in the taxation of banking activities. You will also examine the regulatory and accounting influences on banking taxation.
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EnterpriseSTART workshops 2013
Enterprise is central to our economy, and entrepreneurs are the engine of growth.
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Data Analytics; Making commercial sense of Big Data
Join the III on 25 April as Karen Forte of Allianz Ireland & Jonathan Hayes of Distinct Business Consulting consider the opportunities and challenges associated with Data Analytics and Big Data.
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Special Offers

Food Lovers Package
For all lovers of those fine things in life this is a package for you. Enjoy one night bed and breakfast with dinner in the Park Steak Restaurant.
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Social Hours at The Morgan Bar
Social Hours in The Morgan Bar is the perfect way to unwind at the end of a long work day with colleagues or kick off your night out with a group of friends!
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Championship Golf & Breakfast for €49
Enjoy a Round of Championship Golf followed by a Full Irish Breakfast at Powerscourt for €49 per person.
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Axia Smart Chair Sample
In our Swords Showroom, we are able to give you a demonstration of the Axia Smart Chair, BMA Nomique's latest innovation.
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