Careers

The plight of anyone who becomes too comfortable with their banking pay
02/11/2018 - If you work in banking, my warning to you is this: don't get too comfortable with your pay. It will be your undoing if you do.

Everything you need to know about working in regulatory technology
02/10/2018 - While jobs in compliance and risk management aren’t known to be the most exciting positions in banking, those tasked with automating these regulatory processes are working on some of the most innovative technologies in the industry.

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Funds

European Commission Proposes Legislation to Facilitate Cross-Border Distribution of Funds
22/05/2018 - On 12 March 2018, the European Commission published draft legislative proposals that are aimed at removing certain regulatory and administrative barriers to the cross-border distribution of investment funds within the EU.

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.

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IT

The shortage of Cyber Security skills
01/11/2018 - This is a four-part series of articles covering emerging trends in cyber security, the skills gap and recent developments to address the growing cyber threat.

How do you protect your Office 365 applications?
01/11/2018 - Financial institutions have traditionally used security solutions such as firewalls to protect internal networks from external threats. As users would typically work from within the company office and use applications hosted on local servers, these were largely effective. Data was safely contained within this secure environment.

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Legal

Higher Financial Thresholds for Merger Notifications
08/11/2018 - The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphries, has laid the Competition Act 2002 (Section 27) Order 2018 (the “Order”) before the Houses of the Oireachtais on 3 October 2018

Blockchain Resolution Passed by EU Parliament but GDPR Could Be Weak Link
07/11/2018 - In October 2018 the EU Parliament passed a resolution: "Distributed ledger technologies and blockchains: building trust with disintermediation".

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Specialist

Evaluating the Board
07/09/2018 - With ever increasing regulation and the relentless scrutiny from the media, organisations have never faced so much pressure to ensure they are operating diligently, transparently and to their full potential.

How female entrepreneurs can overcome key challenges – top 5 tips
14/08/2018 - The challenges faced by female entrepreneurs need to be proactively addressed to create conditions conducive to scaling their businesses, but, with the right approach from the outset, success is eminently achievable.

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