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font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; "> <span>date_volume_issue</span> </td> <td class="spacer" width="300" bgcolor="#f8f8f8"> &nbsp;</td> </tr> </table> END OF TOP INTRO BLOCK--> <!-- START HEADER BLOCK FOR LOGO AND CALL US SECTION--> <table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; margin: 0; "> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" class="logo" style="padding: 30px; font-size:13px ; color:#103141; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 23px; "> <div style="border:0; display:block; background:#007997; padding:15px 0; width:100%; text-align:center;"> <a href="#" style="color:#007997; margin: 0 auto; "> <img src="http://www.ifsc.ie/images/logo-ifsc.png" alt="logo" width="216" height="85" border="0" style=" margin: 0 auto" /> </a> </div> <span>December 2016, Volume 17, Issue 12</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> </td></tr> <!-- END OF HEADER BLOCK FOR LOGO AND CALL US SECTION--> <tr> <td align="center" bgcolor="#f8f8f8"> <div align="center"> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;background:#F8F8F8; display:none;'> <o:p>&nbsp;</o:p> </p> <!-- START OF FEATURED AREA BLOCK--> <table class="table_scale" width="600" bgcolor="white" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style=" background:#fff; padding: 0; margin: 0; font-size:18px ; color:#103141; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "> <tr> <td style='padding:0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm'><table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0> <tr> <td width="600" align="center" valign="middle" style=" background:#fff; padding: 0; font-size:18px ; color:#103141; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "> <p align="center" style="margin:0; padding: 20px 30px 10px 30px;font-size: 25px; color: #103141; line-height: 20px; font-weight: bold;"> Welcome to December Newsletter</p> <p align="center" style="margin:0; padding: 0 30px 20px 30px;font-size: 20px; color: #103141;"> brought to you from <a href="http://www.ifsc.ie" style="color:#5A5A5A" target="_blank">www.ifsc.ie</a></p><hr style="height:1px; 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padding-bottom: 5px;"></p> <p style="margin: 0px"> <strong><a href="http://www.ifsc.ie">IFSC.ie</a>&nbsp;</strong>launched in 1998, is the information site of record for Financial Services in Dublin, aggregating financial &amp; local news, jobs listings, property listings, services information. It&#39;s 18 year history places it in first position on&nbsp;all organic searches for information relating to the Financial Services Sector in Ireland.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p style="padding-bottom: 0px; padding-top: 20px; padding-left: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-right: 0px"> <a href="http://IFSC.ie/admin/register.aspx" style="font-size: 14px; text-decoration: none; border-top: #1bc4de 10px solid; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; border-right: #1bc4de 15px solid; background: #1bc4de; border-bottom: #1bc4de 10px solid; text-transform: uppercase; color: #ffffff; border-left: #1bc4de 15px solid; line-height: 24px">Get listed today! </a></p> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- END OF FULL WIDTH INTRO BLOCK--> <!-- START OF HEADING BLOCK--> <table class="table_scale" width="600" bgcolor="#007997" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="padding: 0 ; text-align:left; margin: 0; font-size:18px ; color:#ffffff; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 28px; "> <tr> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px; margin:0px; text-transform: uppercase; ">News</p> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- END OF HEADING BLOCK--> <!-- START OF FULL WIDTH BLOCK--> <table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; margin: 0; text-align:left;"> <tr> <td class="td_scale" bgcolor="#ffffff" valign="top" width="600" style="padding: 0 30px; text-align:left; font-size:14px ; color:#5A5A5A; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.IFSC.ie/article.aspx?idnews=436223&newsletter=409&source=1" style="color:#000000; text-decoration:none;">Six reasons Citigroup chose Dublin</a> </li> <li> <a href="http://www.IFSC.ie/article.aspx?idnews=219&newsletter=409&source=2" style="color:#000000; text-decoration:none;">Centaur's Private Equity Service Firmly Established with Major U.S. Client Win</a> </li> <li> <a href="http://www.IFSC.ie/article.aspx?idnews=436220&newsletter=409&source=1" style="color:#000000; text-decoration:none;">2016 Docklands Business Awards announced</a> </li> <li> <a href="http://www.IFSC.ie/article.aspx?idnews=436218&newsletter=409&source=1" style="color:#000000; text-decoration:none;">Catella buys One George's Dock for over 40m</a> </li> <li> <a href="http://www.IFSC.ie/article.aspx?idnews=436219&newsletter=409&source=1" style="color:#000000; text-decoration:none;">Survey finds that 96% of Irish CEOs are planning expansion over the next year and 84% are confident of revenue growth</a> </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- END OF FULL WIDTH INTRO BLOCK--> <!-- START OF HEADIGN BLOCK--> <table class="table_scale" width="600" bgcolor="#007997" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="padding: 0; text-align:left; margin: 0; font-size:18px ; color:#ffffff; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 28px; "> <tr> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px; margin:0px; text-transform: uppercase; ">Features</p> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- END OF HEADING BLOCK--> <!-- START OF 1/2 COLUMN BLOCK--><table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; margin: 0; "><tr><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td><!-- START OF LEFT CONTENT 7 --><td class="one_half" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" valign="top" width="110" style="padding: 15px 0px; font-size:14px ; color:#5A5A5A; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 24px; "><span><a href="http://www.iIFSC.ie/feature.aspx?idfeature=168027&newsletter=409" style="color:#007997;"><img class="img_scale" src="http://www.IFSC.ie/img/thumbnail/IT7_22.jpg" alt="" width="110" border="0" style="display: block;" /></a></span></td><!-- END OF LEFT CONTENT 9 --><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td><!-- START OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="one_half_last" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" valign="top" width="400" style="padding-top: 15px; padding-bottom: 15px; font-size:14px ; color:#5A5A5A; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "><p style="margin:0; color:#103141; font-size:18px; line-height:22px; padding-bottom: 5px;"><a class="heading-link" href="http://www.IFSC.ie/feature.aspx?idfeature=168027&newsletter=409" style="color:#103141; text-decoration: none; ">Why financial services will be just fine with hardly any human traders</a></p><p style="margin:0; ">01/12/2016 - About a decade ago, if you said that the trading floors on Wall Street were a good place to go for some peace and quiet, you would get some very strange looks.</p></td><!-- END OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td></tr></table><!-- END OF 1/2 COLUMN BLOCK--><!-- START OF DIVIDER IMAGE BLOCK--><table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; 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padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td><!-- START OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="one_half_last" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" valign="top" width="400" style="padding-top: 15px; padding-bottom: 15px; font-size:14px ; color:#5A5A5A; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "><p style="margin:0; color:#103141; font-size:18px; line-height:22px; padding-bottom: 5px;"><a class="heading-link" href="http://www.IFSC.ie/feature.aspx?idfeature=168026&newsletter=409" style="color:#103141; text-decoration: none; ">Are you confident your data is fully protected and secure?</a></p><p style="margin:0; ">01/12/2016 - Financial Services organisations must implement appropriate security measures to protect personal data and have a clear data protection policy - particularly with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) only 18 months away.</p></td><!-- END OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; 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text-decoration: none; ">Ireland Publishes First AML/CTF National Risk Assessment</a></p><p style="margin:0; ">01/12/2016 - On 7 October 2016, the Department of Finance and the Department of Justice and Equality published the first National Risk Assessment for Ireland (NRA) on money-laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CTF).</p></td><!-- END OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td></tr></table><!-- END OF 1/2 COLUMN BLOCK--><!-- START OF DIVIDER IMAGE BLOCK--><table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; margin: 0; "><tr><td class="td_scale" width="600" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="center" valign="top" style="padding: 0px ; color:#103141; line-height: 0; "><img class="divider_600" src="http://www.IFSC.ie/images/divider-image.png" alt="divider image" width="600" height="1" border="0" style="display: block;" /></td></tr></table><!-- END OF DIVIDER IMAGE BLOCK--> <!-- START OF 1/2 COLUMN BLOCK--><table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; 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color:#103141; font-size:18px; line-height:22px; padding-bottom: 5px;"><a class="heading-link" href="http://www.IFSC.ie/event.aspx?idevent=1608&newsletter=409" style="color:#103141; text-decoration: none; ">Financial Crime  History keeps repeating itself: 6th December</a></p><p style="margin:0; ">Breakfast Briefing for the Professional Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention</p></td><!-- END OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td></tr></table><!-- END OF 1/2 COLUMN BLOCK--><!-- START OF DIVIDER IMAGE BLOCK--><table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; margin: 0; "><tr><td class="td_scale" width="600" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="center" valign="top" style="padding: 0px ; color:#103141; line-height: 0; "><img class="divider_600" src="http://www.IFSC.ie/images/divider-image.png" alt="divider image" width="600" height="1" border="0" style="display: block;" /></td></tr></table><!-- END OF DIVIDER IMAGE BLOCK--> <!-- START OF 1/2 COLUMN BLOCK--><table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; 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padding-bottom: 15px; font-size:14px ; color:#5A5A5A; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "><p style="margin:0; color:#103141; font-size:18px; line-height:22px; padding-bottom: 5px;"><a class="heading-link" href="http://www.IFSC.ie/event.aspx?idevent=1522&newsletter=409" style="color:#103141; text-decoration: none; ">Passing on a Business & Pension Planning: 13th December</a></p><p style="margin:0; ">One of the most important aspects of passing on a business to the next generation is to ensure that all tax aspects are given due consideration, to ensure a smooth transition and the successful survival of the business.</p></td><!-- END OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td></tr></table><!-- END OF 1/2 COLUMN BLOCK--><!-- START OF DIVIDER IMAGE BLOCK--><table class="table_scale" width="600" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="padding:0; 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padding: 0 !important; line-height: 0 !important;">&nbsp;</td><!-- START OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="one_half_last" bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" valign="top" width="400" style="padding-top: 15px; padding-bottom: 15px; font-size:14px ; color:#5A5A5A; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "><p style="margin:0; color:#103141; font-size:18px; line-height:22px; padding-bottom: 5px;"><a class="heading-link" href="http://www.IFSC.ie/event.aspx?idevent=1604&newsletter=409" style="color:#103141; text-decoration: none; ">Leopardstown Christmas Festival - Lexus Chase Day: 28th December</a></p><p style="margin:0; ">A not-to-be-missed traditional highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar (not to mention the social calendar!), the annual Leopardstown Christmas Festival offers National Hunt racing at its best over 4 spectacular days.</p></td><!-- END OF RIGHT CONTENT--><td class="spacer" width="30" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="margin: 0 !important; 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