- The Financial Centres Summit, Dublin, 2018, October 2nd and 3rd
"To 2025 and beyond" is the theme of The Financial Centres Summit, Dublin, 2018, Dublin Castle, October 2-3rd 2018. It will focus on the opportunities and the central business concerns of all IFS businesses with a balance of contributions from thought leaders across all major sectors including asset and wealth management, investment funds, financing, capital markets, banking, trading, market infrastructures, aircraft leasing, and insurance. Click here for latest speaker announcements
- Brexit win for Dublin as world's largest repository, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) establishes a post trade markets infrastructure GTR service for OTC and exchange traded derivatives
July 18th 2018: The largest trade repository in the world DTCC, said in a statement today that it will extend its presence in Europe by adding a new location in Ireland ahead of the UK's withdrawal from the EU. The decision to choose Dublin is a win for Ireland, in the light of post Brexit competition amongst EU-27 jurisdictions to attract financial infrastructure businesses in the wake of Brexit, with Amsterdam a strong competitor to gain much of the UK Brexit-related drift to date in other areas of the financial infrastructure ecosystem, such as exchanges.
- ETFs special in Finance Dublin
25 years of global ETFs: The $5.2 trillion global ETF industry is the subject of our Cover Special Report in this issue where we look at the combination of factors that have driven their growth, assess their prospects for continued delivery in the 2020s and look at the latest global developments and Ireland's leading role in the European ETF market.
We comment on the Central Bank's new Innovation Hub that will focus on 'engagement, sharing and listening' and provide a direct contact point for new and incumbent firms on their fintech innovations.
Also: The EU's Digital Tax proposals and the spectre of multiple-taxation are analysed as is the conflict between the EU and the OECD on the future of international tax the Irish Tax Monitor, and the implications of the Coffey Report's recommendations for Ireland's FS industry; Dillon Eustace's Muireann Reedy analyses financial sanctions regimes and their extra-territorial reach; BPFI's Amy Walsh on the evolving landscape of banking recovery planning; Editorial: Mid Year Review for Ireland's financial services centre.
- Thomson Reuters to move €300 billion-a-day forex derivatives MTF business to Dublin from London
May 15th 2018: Thomson Reuters has applied to the Central Bank of Ireland to move its FX Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) to Dublin to maintain access to the EU's single market after Brexit. Thomson Reuters MTF is one of the largest trading platforms in the global forex market with derivatives trading volumes of more than $300 billion a day. Spot global foreign exchange is a $5 trillion a day market.
- The Finance Dublin Deals of the Year Awards 2018
The winners in the Twelfth Annual Finance Dublin Deals of the Year Awards reflect the upsurge of corporate activity in the economy with a number of milestone deals underlining the strength of the economy recovery. The winning deals are in announced in a Special Report in Finance Dublin.
The Report highlights the exceptional year of development on many fronts in corporate finance and capital markets in Ireland during the past year. This is reflected in the deals and awards themselves, which reveal remarkable evolution in various markets across the board. Over 150 Deals were nominated by market participants for this year's Awards, which are awarded on an individual basis across 5 broad categories: Mergers & Acquisitions; Debt Capital Markets; Equity Capital Markets; Loans & Financing, and Financial Services.
- Minister for Finance says Ireland has formed an alliance with smaller EU states to advocate common position in EU
A common position on CMU was cited by Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, as an example of the common interests that would be shared by other member states in the 'association' which he said includes the Nordics, Baltics and Dutch. The Minister was delivering a keynote address at the Irish Funds Annual Conference in the Convention Centre Dublin today.
The Minister also said the much anticipated ILP legislation is currently being reviewed in his department and draft legislation can be expected during the course of the summer
- Dublin as a financial centre is still heavily favoured to be a major beneficiary from Brexit - CFA
Dublin as a financial centre is still heavily favoured to be a major beneficiary from Brexit, according to the latest survey by CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals. Almost 1,000 CFA members responded to the survey, with 24 per cent of respondents from the UK, 24 per cent from the EU (ex-UK), and the remainder from the rest of the world.
- The ICAV at the heart of Ireland’s robust investment funds industry
As the Irish Collective Asset Management Vehicle (ICAV) enters its fourth year, Meliosa O'Caoimh, Managing Director, Northern Trust, Ireland, reflects on the factors behind its success and what will be required to ensure that its growth momentum is maintained into the future. In this wide ranging review, in the 2018 edition of the Finance Dublin Yearbook, she also assesses the key pillars of the Irish investment funds industry, and its service record for both domiciled and non domiciled funds, including the $100 billion Irish ICAV industry that has emerged in the 3 years since the passing of the ICAVs Act in March 2015.
- Investment Funds 2018 - Global strategies in asset management
The focus of the Special Report Investment Funds 2018 - Global strategies in asset management is on the global issues that are dominating strategic decisions in the asset management industry in the year to come. The Report highlights the fundamental issues that will be at the heart of strategy for the international investment funds industry in 2018. Published: December 2018.
- The Financial Centres Summit, Dublin, 2017
The Financial Centres Summit, Dublin 2017
presented by Finance Dublin
and FSI in Dublin Castle heard from over 80 speakers on the current vital issues for Ireland's IFS industry on Tuesday October 17th. See the latest on the event and what's happening as a result on Twitter here at: #FCSDublin2017
Proceedings started with the keynote address by Lord Jonathan Hill, former EU Commissioner for financial services. Click here for updates in the months to come on FCSDublin2018
in Dublin Castle on October 2nd and 3rd 2018.
- CSR Profile: Making a real difference to young people across Ireland
In the December issue: basis.point is the Irish funds industry's initiative to make a real and visible difference by supporting educational programmes for disadvantaged children across Ireland.