13.08.17Response of the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council's June 2017 Fiscal Assessment Report
Minister Donohoe signs MIFID II Regulations
The European Union (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations were signed by the Minister on 10th August 2017. This fulfils Ireland’s requirement to transpose the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or “MIFID II” into national law.
An Exchequer surplus of €3,366 million was recorded to end-July 2017. This compares to a surplus of €862 million in the same period last year. This year-on-year improvement of €2,505 million is primarily due to the recent sale of over 28% of the State’s shareholding in AIB.
31.07.17Minister D’Arcy welcomes submission of Ireland’s formal offer to host the European Banking Authority
Minister D’Arcy welcomes submission of Ireland’s formal offer to host the European Banking Authority
Minister Donohoe encourages applications to establish a Central Securities Depository in Ireland
Due to the historically close links between the Irish and UK financial systems, there is a sharing of certain financial markets infrastructures including securities settlement systems.
Credit Union Advisory Committee (CUAC) term extended to allow for implementation of Report
Expressions of interest for new members sought
Minister Michael D'Arcy in Cork to promote regional financial services
Today (24-July-2017) Michael D'Arcy TD, Minister of State for financial services, is in Cork to consult with stakeholders on his IFS 2020 Strategy priority to increase investment and employment into regional hubs.
22.07.17Statement from Minister Donohoe on launch of procurement process in relation to Apple state aid recovery
22 July, 2017
Statement from Minister Donohoe on launch of procurement process in relation to Apple state aid recovery
21.07.17Minister of State, with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance, Michael D’Arcy T.D., today published the first Motor Insurance Key Information Report of the Cost of Insurance Working Group (the Working Group)
Minister of State, with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance, Michael D’Arcy T.D., today published the first Motor Insurance Key Information Report of the Cost of Insurance Working Group (the Working Group). Commenting on today's publication Minister D'Arcy noted that,