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‘ACOI submission in response to the Central Banks’ Consultation Paper 128

The ACOI responded to the Central Banks’ recent consultation on the ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism for the Financial Sector’ Guidelines (‘AML Guidelines 2019’) via Consultation Paper 128(‘CP128’).  ACOI welcomed the opportunity to comment on the AML Guidelines 2019, a very important regulatory document, which will shape…

Appointment of new ACOI CEO

ACOI is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Kavanagh to the role of Chief Executive Officer.  Prior to his appointment, Michael was Director of DPP with KPMG Ireland, CEO of IAASA (The Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority) having held the position of Head of Financial Reporting Supervision with…

Spring 2019 ICQ Publication

The Spring 2019 ICQ is available to view here This quarter features an interview with Eric Ben-Artzi, the former risk officer who helped to expose false accounting at Deutsche Bank, refused a multimillion-dollar award from the US Securities and Exchange Commission and Barbara Parnell's first place winning essay from the third annual…

DPC issues Annual Report 25 May – 31 December 2018

DPC issues Annual Report 25 May – 31 December 2018   The first annual report of the new Data Protection Commission has been published. The report is available here.

CPD Completion Date Extension

Some of our members experienced difficulty accessing eCPD modules through the Institute of Banking (IOB) CPD portal over the Christmas period due to a system issue. We apologise sincerely for the inconvenience caused. We would like to advise that the issue has now been fixed. Due to this, the CPD completion…

2018 ACOI CPD Codes

LIST OF 2018 EVENTS AND CPD CODES DATE CPD CODE EVENT TITLE 11 December 2018 (2018-2913) Building Blocks for Effective Compliance Series – Regulatory Risk Monitoring and Compliance Reporting (6/6) 6 December 2018 (2018-2456) Sustainable Finance – an overview of EU policy and upcoming legislative proposals 19 November 2018 (2018-2210)…
By |December 18th, 2018|ACOI News|0 Comments

ACOI Opening Hours – Christmas 2018

Date Opening Hours Monday 24th December 2018 Closed Tuesday 25th December 2018 Closed Wednesday 26th December 2018 Closed Thursday 27th December 2018 9.00am - 5.30pm Friday 28th December 2018 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday 31st December 2018 9.00am - 5.30pm Tuesday 1st January 2019 Closed  Wednesday 2nd January 2019 9.00am - 5.30pm

ACOI 2018 Conferring Ceremony

We were delighted to have over 700 graduates through our ACOI education programmes this year. These students had their achievements recognised at our conferring ceremony which took place last week in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. We also recognised the students who achieved first place for performance in exams: Peter O'Duffy, MSc…

Winners of the third Niall Gallagher Professional Diploma in Compliance Scholarship

The Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI), is delighted to announce the winners of the third Niall Gallagher Professional Diploma in Compliance Scholarship competition. The Scholarship promotes the importance of further education and recognition of professional certification in the advancement of an individual in their career in Compliance and…

DPC issues Annual Report 2018

Today 23/11/18, the Data Protection Commissioner issued her Annual Report for the period 1/01/18-24/05/18. Click here for a copy of the report.
By |November 26th, 2018|ACOI News|0 Comments

New: DPC Guidance on DPIAs

Today the Data Protection Commission issued a List of Processes which will require a DPIA to be undertaken. This list will be discussed at the ACOI's DPIAs workshop event next Monday, 19th November 2018. For details, please click here to read the document issued by the DPC.  

ACOI has launched two new qualifications on leading and managing effective cultural change in financial services

Last Friday 19th October, ACOI President Clive Kelly and IoB CEO Mary O’Dea, launched two new educational programmes on culture and ethics, commencing in February 2019. Some 10 years or so on from the financial crisis as we reflect on some of the commentary at the time, it’s clear to…