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  IFSC Online - International Financial Services Centre Dublin Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Dublin's IFSC, which was set up by the Irish Government with EU approval in 1987, is globally recognised as a leading location for a range of internationally traded financial services, including banking, asset financing, fund management, corporate treasury management, investment management, custody and administration and specialised insurance operations.
The IFSC was established in 1987 under legislation designed to boost activity and employment in the Irish economy.
The Irish Government sees the IFSC as a driving force behind the physical rejuvenation of the north inner city, and believes that the successful development of the Custom House Docks Area has provided the foundation for the ongoing development of the wider Docklands Area.
www.ifsconline.ie /about.html   (924 words)

 Irish Times Article - Big banks oppose vetting of financial managers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The three biggest Irish banks are opposing a tough new regime proposed by the financial regulator to test the integrity and competence of directors and senior managers in the finance industry, writes Jamie Smyth.
AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank have all lobbied the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority (Ifsra) to have key elements of its proposed new "fitness and probity" tests dropped before they are due to be implemented this year or next.
Several other big financial institutions and trade associations have also criticised the proposed scope of the tests, which they claim may lead to a flight of capital and personnel from the Irish financial services industry.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/front/2005/0801/486069168HM1FINANCE.html   (604 words)

 IFSC Online - International Financial Services Centre Dublin Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The core objective of Financial Services Ireland is to maintain the competitiveness of the industry and to ensure that the business and regulatory environment is supportive of its development.
The financial services division of IDA Ireland is responsible for marketing the financial services sector in Ireland and for dealing with new business and established IFSC companies.
The IBF's purpose is to foster the development of a stable, dynamic and innovative banking and financial services industry that contributes to the economic and social well-being of the country.
www.ifsconline.ie /ifsc_bod.html   (682 words)

 Nice Treaty
The Financial Services Industry Association (FSIA) was established in 1984 and has recently been renamed Financial Services Ireland.
Financial services in Ireland employs 50,500, an increase of 68.5% in just under twelve years.
The financial services industry was a net exporter of services to the extent of 450 million in 2000.
www.ibec.ie /sectors/Nice/NiceDocLib3.nsf/vwCaseStudies/217FADC4D182A44F80256C480044D7C3?OpenDocument   (662 words)

 Dáil Éireann - Volume 441 - 20 April, 1994 - Written Answers. - Irish Financial Services Centre Companies.
Miss Harney asked the Minister for Finance the names of the licensees in the Irish Financial Services Centre; the date on which each licence was granted; the date on which the licensee moved to the Irish Financial Services Centre; and the number of people employed by the licensees in the centre.
As regards employment in the centre, some 1,400 net incremental jobs have been provided by IFSC companies, about half of which are located in the Customs House Docks Area.
This is borne out by the number of substantive projects that have located in the centre and augurs well for the continued growth of the IFSC.
www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie /D/0441/D.0441.199404200037.html   (551 words)

 IFSC Online - International Financial Services Centre Dublin Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This is overseen by the IFSC Clearing House Group, which includes representatives from the industrial and financial services sector, and is chaired by the Secretary General of the Department of the Taoiseach.
The IFSC Section of the Department of Finance advises the Minister on tax policy and other issues affecting the international financial services industry and its future development.
The Financial Services Regulator is a distinct element of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, with clearly defined regulatory responsibilities.
www.ifsconline.ie /gov_bod.html   (619 words)

 The Examiner - Irish Business - 08, October, 1999
Global services provider, the Citco group, yesterday announced the creation of 100 jobs at its headquarters in Dublin’s Irish Financial Services Centre (IFSC) over the next three years.
Group director of fund services for the Citco Group, Tony Stocks said Ireland had already proved its value over the last five years as a quality source of financial services professionals for our overseas offices.
Tánaiste Mary Harney said she had met with officials from the company about the closure of the centre, which opened in January 1998 and was expected to create 500 jobs over three years.
archives.tcm.ie /irishexaminer/1999/10/08/bpage_0.htm   (451 words)

 Dáil Éireann - Volume 389 - 03 May, 1989 - Written Answers. - Financial Services Centre.
Cullen asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce the number of Irish insurance companies which have agreed to locate in the Financial Services Centre, Dublin 1; the number of foreign insurance companies which have also agreed to locate there; and if he has satisfied himself with the number of participants.
The projects are almost equally divided between Irish and non-Irish companies, illustrating the commitment to the centre from both the domestic and the international community.
A number of further projects are under consideration by the certification advisory committee at present and the IDA are also in active negotiation with a number of promoters who have expressed an interest in establishing insurance-related projects in the centre.
www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie /D/0389/D.0389.198905030042.html   (247 words)

 Business Centres, Office Space in England
The popularity of serviced offices is increasing at an phenominal rate - more and more companies are deciding that a serviced office provides everything they need and that the costs are genuinely very competitive.
Now a company that uses Business Centres projects the image of an organisation that is on its toes and is moving with the times.
There is also an increasing trend for some Business Centre operators to offer unbranded offices which means that your visitors have no way of knowing whether you are using one office or fifty in the building.
www.business-centres.biz   (534 words)

 Ireland International Finance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Established in 1987, Dublin's International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) has developed into a significant world financial centre, with a wide range of internationally traded financial services companies ranging from banking and mutual fund management to corporate treasury and captive insurance.
IFSC operations benefit from a 10% corporation tax rate which is supported by an excellent tax treaty network and an efficient regulatory environment.
This page is part of Robin D Clapham's Irish Financial Sector, information is with thanks to the IDA who can provide more details.
ireland.iol.ie /~rclapham/ifsc.html   (124 words)

 The Front Page: Irish Law and Regulation - OCTOBER 2004
Recent reports have urged the Irish Government to assist in the development of the Irish Financial Services Centre by adapting tax friendly approaches to financial services such as the elimination of capital taxes on the subscription of share capital.
Reports also identify mass risk in retail insurance as a sector within the financial services industry which is particularly open to expansion.
The report, commissioned by IDA Ireland, is currently being considered by the IFSC clearing house group which is comprised of representatives from industry and government.
www.algoodbody.ie /funds/October_2004/irish.asp   (308 words)

 Financial sevices with Calyon in Ireland : Crédit Agricole Investor Services Bank Luxembourg Dublin Branch ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Providing financial services to institutional investors and corporate clients, this banking subsidiary also holds a Trustee licence for funds domiciled in Ireland.
Ireland's Irish Financial Services Centre (IFSC) is recognised throughout the world as a major world financial services centre.
We offer institutional investors and corporate clients a wide range of products and services such as product structuring, net asset value calculation, third party distribution platform and shareholder services, corporate trust and employee saving schemes, capital market services, custody and trustee services, and communication and on-line transaction tools.
www.ca-indosuez.fr /reseau/vCacheAllPaysUK/PYIE?OpenDocument   (435 words)

 AMO Ireland establishes Financial Shared Services Centre in Westport
In the background is LE Ciara (Irish Naval Service) and the Clare mountains in the distance.
The new Financial Centre, which has already opened, will serve as AMO's central office for Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAM) region, providing financial services support and co-ordinating key services and functions relating to the financial administration of the company.
The Westport Centre will be responsible for financial planning, policy decisions and financial management for EAM markets, with members of the EAM decision-making team to be based in Ireland.
www.arann.com /galwayguide/news/2002/11/amo   (503 words)

 Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland acts as agent for and banker to the Government.
The Central Bank was formerly responsible for licensing most financial institutions in Ireland, including banks, building societies and a broad-range of non-bank firms, including stock brokers, investment intermediaries, futures exchanges based in the Irish Financial Services Centre, the Irish Stock Exchange and collective investment schemes.
Financial Regulator, PO Box 559, College Green, Dublin 2.
www.oasis.gov.ie /personal_finance/central_bank_and_financial_services_authority_of_ireland.html   (307 words)

 financial services authority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
FSA - Homepage - The Financial Services Authority is an independent body which regulates the financial services...
The Financial Services Authority is the single UK statutory regulator directly responsible for the...
The United Kingdom Financial Services Authority (FSA) is an independent non-governmental body that regulates the UK financial services industry.
www.financial-supersite.com /articles/65/financial-services-authority.html   (350 words)

 Financial services and funds - Deloitte & Touche
The International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) was established in the Dublin docklands in 1987 to encourage and promote international financial services activity in Ireland.
Recent figures suggest that funds under administration in Ireland are in excess of $420 billion (which includes both Irish domiciled and non domiciled funds serviced in Ireland).
Services are provided by the member firms or their subsidiaries or affiliates and not by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein.
www.deloitte.com /dtt/section_node/0,1042,sid%253D2979,00.html   (292 words)

 Ireland: Press: Irish Financial Services Compliance Survey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is encouraging to see that Irish based financial services providers are well ahead of their international peer group demonstrating a more well developed compliance culture with a greater degree of confidence emulating from the sector.
Thus, it would appear while there is significant room for improvement, awareness and management of compliance risks within the Irish Financial Services industry compares relatively favourably with the international peer group and supports Ireland's reputation as a robust and well managed centre.
A principles based approach to regulation is strongly supported by the Irish Financial Services Industry, with the vast majority of respondents agreeing with this approach.
www.pwc.com /Extweb/ncpressrelease.nsf/docid/078629E55442192480256E62004FF325   (1583 words)

 Irish/Ireland International Financial Services Sector/Centre/Center, Service, Dublin, Offshore, IFSC, Deloitte Report, ...
Superlatives are not out of place when lauding the success of Dublin's offshore financial services centre known as the IFSC, which has been phenomenally successful since its began operations in the late 1980's.
Few would argue that the global financial services industry is undergoing major change at present.
In connection with this exercise IDA Ireland engaged Deloitte to obtain world class advice on global trends and new business models in the international financial services sector and their impact on the potential for further development of the sector in Ireland.
www.finfacts.com /biz10/ifscdublininternationalfinancialservices.htm   (812 words)

 DETE - Public Relations - IFSC is microcosm of Celtic Tiger - Harney From 7 jobs in 1987 to 7000 jobs today Single ...
Addressing over 250 top IFSC executives in Dublin Castle, the Tanaiste said that "the co-operative spirit that underpinned the turnaround of the Irish economy from the verge of bankruptcy in 1987 to the fastest growing economy in the world was also essential right from the conception of the IFSC."
As an example of the financial scale of the docklands-based operation, the IFSC funds industry administers or manages the equivalent of over twice Ireland's GNP annually.
In her first public comments on the topic since she received the Report of the Implementation Advisory Group on the establishment of a Single Regulatory Authority for the Financial Services Sector, the Tanaiste stated that the Government would make an early decision on the matter.
www.entemp.ie /press/1999/180699.htm   (722 words)

 Academy Hotel - From Dublin International Airport: Follow the M1 motorway towards the city centre. The M1 will continue ...
The Irish Financial Services Centre and business district is also nearby.
The Fado Fado bar is a traditionally-styled Irish bar which offers a fine food service each weekday lunchtime and snacks throughout the day.
The hotel provides excellent personal service and a unique atmosphere which combines the relaxation of a country hotel with Dublins lively street life.
www.nationalhotels.co.uk /page-704040.html   (387 words)

 Irish Financial Services Centre Links
-- John Ciardi Irish Financial Services Centre The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inex Irish Financial Services Centre Basic research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
Irish Financial Services Centre Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
www.welcome-2-europe.com /Ireland_Dublin_Localities_Irish_Financial_Services_Centre.html   (1673 words)

The descendants of those Irish who left the country during the many wars and famines and settled in the US, the Irish Americans tend to have rather quaint and charming notions about their native (sic) land that offer no end of amusement to the inhabitants of Ireland.
To an Irish American, Ireland is some mist-shrouded isle of song and story, where hearty old men gather in whitewashed cabins to play cards, drink whisky, and recite a saga or two, popping out occasionally to post a letter to America and bust a cap in a redcoat on the way back.
Irish, also known as Gaelic or Erse, is an inflecting Indo-European language belonging to the q-Celtic family of languages that includes Scots Gaelic and Manx.
www.beerandloathing.com /glos_i.htm   (838 words)

 Irish Company Creates Concierge History- Your Own Personal Assistant Anytime, Anywhere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
These services, which only a decade ago never existed outside hotel lobbies, help you to save time, reduce stress and be more productive.
The range of services available varies to some extent from country to country and costs are influenced by the rates agreed with each local partner service.
With their new global service they will help you in every way imaginable, wherever you are.
www.prweb.com /releases/2005/7/prwebxml259308.php   (897 words)

 AIB Capital Markets Outsourcing Services
AIBIFS was established to provide outsourcing services to banks and corporations who establish finance operations in the Irish International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).
Since we began offering our services, markets have evolved so that more and more banks and corporations now outsource their middle and back offices.
With 80% of the outsourced banking market in the IFSC, AIBIFS is the provider of choice for establishment and outsourcing services for banks.
www.aib.ie /servlet/ContentServer?pagename=AIB_CapitalMarkets/CM_Services/cm_d_service&c=CM_Services&cid=1052242530467&channel=CMOT   (251 words)

 Anchor Guest House, Guest House and Bed and Breakfast Facilities in Dublin City
In 1987 the Irish Government established the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) as a response to the rapid growth of the sector worldwide, and the outflow of Irish financial professionals who had to go abroad to find employment.
The IFSC is a prestigious integrated development located in central Dublin which incorporates world-class office accommodation, educational institutions, executive housing, restaurants and shopping facilities.
In total, there are almost 450 international financial institutions operating from Dublin with a further 700 managed entities carrying on business under the IFSC program.
www.anchorguesthouse.com /IFSC.htm   (147 words)

 Hedge Funds and Funds of Hedge Funds in the International Financial Services Centre, Dublin - Law Developments ...
Despite the downturn in the global economy, the Irish funds industry and, in particular, the hedge funds industry has continued to grow from strength to strength.
In addition, a custodian/trustee of an Irish fund must ensure that the assets of those funds are held within the custodian/trustee's custody network so that in the event of the insolvency of the safekeeping agent the assets are available to the fund.
The IFSRA has facilitated the development of the Irish funds industry and the success of the IFSC has undoubtedly been due primarily to the legal and regulatory framework that is in place and the reputation and integrity of the IFSRA.
www.icclaw.com /devs/ireland/fi/irfi_022.htm   (4225 words)

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