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Highlights:

- Stripe's 1,000 job expansion in Ireland truly signals a new wave for Irish fintech; Not least because the valuation of the Irish-American company at €95bn makes it the world's second largest 'unicorn', its strategic positioning at the interface between payments and new money concepts is significant.


- The Finance Dublin Funds Monitor, Issue No 2 - The perspectives of seven leading figures in the Irish funds industry on the outlook at the outset of Q2 2021.


- Aircraft Leasing - the Irish industry set for the next stage in global commercial aviation.


- Op-Ed - Individual accountability in financial services.


- IQ-EQ's Irish funds push.


- Alter Domus' Cork expansion driven by Ireland's increasing importance as a gateway for private assets.


- Albany Beck's banking consultancy plans.


- Lord Jonathan Hill's plans for the UK's revamping of its listing rules.


- The Finance Dublin Glossary - appearing in this edition Non-Fungible Tokens, PayFac, SPACs, and Unicorns.


- How COVID-19 is impacting the UK and European real estate investment sector


- The Irish Tax Monitor - The panel examines Irish aircraft leasing, other IFS sectors, and Corporation Tax. The implications for global corporation tax; how might the various corporation tax reform proposals potentially affect aircraft leasing in particular? The UK Budget: Implications of the increase in the UK corporation tax rate to 23%.


- The Dillon Eustace Financial Regulation Update, No. 17.


- Digital Operational Resilience proposals in America, Europe and beyond.


- And much more from Ireland's publication on international financial services