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Murphy, Darragh


Firm: McCann FitzGerald
Position: Partner
Address: Riverside One Sir John Rogerson's Quay Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 607 1433
Fax: +353 1 829 0010
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Darragh is a partner in the firm's Finance Group, specialising in regulatory matters. In particular, he advises on regulatory and commercial matters relevant to financial services businesses, including insurance undertakings, investment management operations, fund promoters, banking entities and payment service providers.

Darragh's practice covers all aspects of carrying on regulated financial services and consumer credit related activities in Ireland whether in relation to the authorisation of entities in this sector, their ongoing business requirements (customer, counterparty and/or regulator facing) and/or problem resolution.

Darragh advises extensively on the regulated activities of insurance and reinsurance undertakings – working on many significant corporate and regulatory driven transactions in this area. He also advises banks and other financial institutions dealing with payment services and other FinTech issues, including: SEPA payment systems, credit cards, payment instruments and e-money.

Darragh's clients include some of the most significant insurance/reinsurance undertakings, investment managers and banks operating in or from Ireland. He also advises the Irish treasury divisions of several multi-national entities.


BA (European Studies - Law), University of Limerick. Master of Laws (Banking and Finance), University of London. Qualfied as a solicitor 2000.


Darragh is a member of the IFSC Funds Legislative Sub-group and Chairman of the IFIA's Legal & Regulatory Working Group.