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#Financial Services

# financial-services - Thursday 5 July, 2018

‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’

After years fixing problem projects for funds industry giants, Kevin Deasy decided to launch his own startup.

From Business ETC Dublin-based student lender Future Finance was forced to repay €2m for breaching credit laws Startups And Tech

Dublin-based student lender Future Finance was forced to repay €2m for breaching credit laws

The fintech company was over €20m in the red last year.

# financial-services - Friday 29 June, 2018

From Business ETC ‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’ Insights And Opinion

‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’

After years fixing problem projects for funds industry giants, Kevin Deasy decided to launch his own startup.

# financial-services - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From Business ETC The CEO of the Irish Stock Exchange has stepped down months after a multimillion-euro takeover Financial Services

The CEO of the Irish Stock Exchange has stepped down months after a multimillion-euro takeover

The group was bought by Netherlands-headquartered Euronext earlier this year.

# financial-services - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone

The UK challenger bank – set up by a former AIB exec – plans to open an office here by end of the year.

# financial-services - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From Business ETC The financial watchdog will start forcing banks to disclose cheaper mortgage rates Financial Services

The financial watchdog will start forcing banks to disclose cheaper mortgage rates

New Central Bank rules aim to encourage consumers to shop around for better deals.

From Business ETC Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been handed a six-year jail term Financial Services

Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been handed a six-year jail term

The sentencing comes after one of the longest trials in the history of the State.

# financial-services - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From Business ETC Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone Startups And Tech

Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone

The UK challenger bank – set up by a former AIB exec – plans to open an office here by end of the year.

# financial-services - Friday 15 June, 2018

From Business ETC The Collison brothers' Stripe is bulking up its Dublin office to get closer to Europe Startups And Tech

The Collison brothers' Stripe is bulking up its Dublin office to get closer to Europe

The $9.2 billion payments company has been expanding its local engineering team.

# financial-services - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From Business ETC Payments firm Circle is applying for an Irish licence to protect itself from Brexit Startups And Tech

Payments firm Circle is applying for an Irish licence to protect itself from Brexit

The company has applied for e-money authorisation to ensure continued European operations.

# financial-services - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From Business ETC Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been found guilty Financial Services

Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been found guilty

The trial of the ex-Anglo CEO has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.

# financial-services - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'

After losing his accountancy job, Emeka Ikwukeme tried to find a job but ended up as his own boss.

One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin

DLA Piper sees opportunities to expand by helping foreign companies in their moves to the capital.

# financial-services - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From Business ETC One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin Financial Services

One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin

DLA Piper sees opportunities to expand by helping foreign companies in their moves to the capital.

# financial-services - Friday 11 May, 2018

From Business ETC 'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family' Insights And Opinion

'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'

After losing his accountancy job, Emeka Ikwukeme tried to find a job but ended up as his own boss.

# financial-services - Thursday 10 May, 2018

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin

ConsenSys has hired senior staff from the big-four giant, including its EMEA blockchain boss.

# financial-services - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

From Business ETC There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank Financial Services

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

From Business ETC Irish Life pays out €50k settlement after hiring a private detective to snoop on customers Financial Services

Irish Life pays out €50k settlement after hiring a private detective to snoop on customers

The Dublin couple had already settled a €60,000 claim against the company.

# financial-services - Monday 7 May, 2018

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think a public banking model could threaten Ireland's elite lenders? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a public banking model could threaten Ireland's elite lenders?

AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank have a triopoly on lending to small Irish firms.

# financial-services - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From Business ETC After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin Startups And Tech

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin

ConsenSys has hired senior staff from the big-four giant, including its EMEA blockchain boss.

# financial-services - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From Business ETC Following a soft launch, the UK’s latest fintech unicorn has bigger plans for Ireland this year Startups And Tech

Following a soft launch, the UK’s latest fintech unicorn has bigger plans for Ireland this year

Digital banking startup Revolut is aiming to have 250,000 Irish users by the end of 2018.

# financial-services - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From Business ETC Here's what small firms need to do to boost their chances of getting a loan approval Financial Services

Here's what small firms need to do to boost their chances of getting a loan approval

SMEs often find the process frustrating.

# financial-services - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From Business ETC Why this founder set up his fintech startup in Dundalk over London or the IFSC Startups And Tech

Why this founder set up his fintech startup in Dundalk over London or the IFSC

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Gecko Governance.

# financial-services - Saturday 21 April, 2018

From Business ETC Despite pumping millions into his latest idea, Colm Lyon is in no hurry to take over the world Financial Services

Despite pumping millions into his latest idea, Colm Lyon is in no hurry to take over the world

The fintech founder who sold his first business for €115 million is slowly growing his next project.

From Business ETC What Lazio football club and Dublin Zoo can teach you about invoice fraud Financial Services

What Lazio football club and Dublin Zoo can teach you about invoice fraud

Small and large companies have been targeted with this potentially catastrophic scam.

# financial-services - Friday 13 April, 2018

From Business ETC Paddy Power's former boss has been appointed chair of Bank of Ireland Financial Services

Paddy Power's former boss has been appointed chair of Bank of Ireland

Patrick Kennedy will succeed Archie Kane, who retires in July.

# financial-services - Thursday 12 April, 2018

A Dublin startup wants to help taxi drivers and freelancers get steady pay cheques

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Trezeo.

From Business ETC Mastercard is going on a recruitment spree for tech staff in Dublin Financial Services

Mastercard is going on a recruitment spree for tech staff in Dublin

The payments giant is planning to fill 175 new roles by 2020.

# financial-services - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From Business ETC Irish Life workers are going on strike after their pension scheme was axed Financial Services

Irish Life workers are going on strike after their pension scheme was axed

The company is switching to a cheaper defined contribution system.

# financial-services - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From Business ETC A Dublin startup wants to help taxi drivers and freelancers get steady pay cheques Startups And Tech

A Dublin startup wants to help taxi drivers and freelancers get steady pay cheques

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Trezeo.

# financial-services - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From Business ETC Banks can keep using crash-era losses to avoid tax so the State can 'get back its money' Financial Services

Banks can keep using crash-era losses to avoid tax so the State can 'get back its money'

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has no plans to change the rules on ‘deferred tax assets’.

# financial-services - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From Business ETC How to successfully sell your business in 10 steps Insights And Opinion

How to successfully sell your business in 10 steps

The culmination of a lifetime’s work, selling a company can be emotional – and time-consuming.

# financial-services - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Meet the fintech exec who moved west for the hiking and ended up with a startup

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Payslip.

# financial-services - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From Business ETC Meet the fintech exec who moved west for the hiking and ended up with a startup Startups And Tech

Meet the fintech exec who moved west for the hiking and ended up with a startup

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Payslip.

# financial-services - Monday 12 March, 2018

From Business ETC Poll: Should banks be stopped from using crash-era losses to lower their tax bills? Financial Services This post contains a poll

Poll: Should banks be stopped from using crash-era losses to lower their tax bills?

A proposed policy change could have negative consequences for taxpayers.

# financial-services - Thursday 1 March, 2018

AIB is lining up hefty share bonuses for senior staff to stop them leaving

The State-owned bank wants to give its executives deferred bonuses worth up to 100% of their salary.

From Business ETC AIB is lining up hefty share bonuses for senior staff to stop them leaving Financial Services

AIB is lining up hefty share bonuses for senior staff to stop them leaving

The State-owned bank wants to give its executives deferred bonuses worth up to 100% of their salary.

# financial-services - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From Business ETC From 2022, employers will have to fund 'auto enrollment' pensions for staff Policy

From 2022, employers will have to fund 'auto enrollment' pensions for staff

Similar schemes have previously been introduced in countries like Australia.

# financial-services - Friday 23 February, 2018

From Business ETC Ulster Bank plans to offload a third of its mortgages Financial Services

Ulster Bank plans to offload a third of its mortgages

The company is looking to sell off as many as 7,000 loans in arrears.