FSO can be able to investigate certain types of complaints with amendment to six-year limitation period removed

The Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Amendment) Act 2017 has amended the current six-year limitation period for making certain types of complaints. This will benefit thousands of consumers and increase the number of queries that the FSO office deals with. Up to 1,000 people every year are…

ODPC – Guidance on qualifications for DPOs (GDPR)

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) has just posted Guidance on qualifications for DPOs (GDPR) please click here to read source: Please click here more information on the ACOI Professional Certificate in Data Protection Qualification 

Regulatory Update: Central Bank Markets Update – Issue 6 just released

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EBA seeks consultation on fraud reporting requirements under PSD2

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launches a public consultation on its draft Guidelines on reporting requirements on statistical data on fraud under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The EBA in conjunction with the European Central Bank (ECB) have just released (02.08.17) a Guide to ensure the high-level fraud reporting…

Important Notice: 17/18 Subscription Year Commences 1 August 2017

The ACOI Membership Subscription year will commence on 1 August 2017.   You will receive email notification and invoice tomorrow. To ensure continued access to full member benefits, you can renew online, by bank transfer, or by cheque.  Membership Benefits Membership benefits include access at preferential membership rates to our Continuous…

Senior leadership appointments at the Central Bank

21 Jul 2017 Central Bank Press Release To view Senior leadership appointments at the Central Bank, please CLICK HERE source: 

The Central Bank: Discussion Paper 7 – Digitalisation and Consumer Protection Code

The Central Bank has published a Discussion Paper on the Consumer Protection Code and the Digitalisation of Financial Services.  The paper will be open for comment until 27 October 2017.  To view the Discussion paper, please CLICK HERE source -  

Mortgage Arrears Resolution (Family Home) Bill 2017

Please click on the following link to read an Oireachtas Debate from Wednesday, 12 July 2017 by Deputy Michael McGrath: CLICK HERE  (this will bring you to an external site)  

Art 29 WP Opinion 2/2017 on Data Processing in the Workplace

The Article 29 Working Party (“Working Party”) recently issued its Opinion on data processing at work (the “Opinion”). Please click the document below to read: [wpfilebase tag=file id=462 /]

Education and Careers Evening 2017

A big thank you to everyone who joined us on the 22nd June in the Marker Hotel for our Education and Careers Evening. We hope that the evening provided you with useful information and takeaways. We would like to thank all the exhibitors who participated on the night.   Presentations…

ACOI at the Data Summit 2017

ACOI were happy to attend the Summit to hear from leading international, European and Irish speakers on key topics around the role of data in today’s society. The Summit also enabled ACOI to show delegates how they can assist them become GDPR ready. Applications are being sought now for the…

ICQ Summer 2017 Edition

The latest edition of the ICQ Magazine has been issued to all our members and is also available in the members section of the website: You will need to log on to view this page. The cover feature in this edition is commentary on the work of the Competition…