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Building Block Workshop Series – Terms & Conditions

Open to ACOI members and non-members at respective rates. Payment for the series can be made upfront or on an event by event basis, both payment options entitle the attendee to avail of the offer to purchase five events and attend the sixth event free. When you book five events…

MiFiD II and CPC Addendum Guidance for Brokers

The Central Bank released an addendum (the “Addendum”) to the Consumer Protection Code 2012 (the “CPC”) in August 2017 to bring certain provisions in line with the requirements under the Markets in Financial instruments Directive 2014/65/EU (“MiFID II”). The Addendum makes direct reference to a number of pieces of Irish…

Diploma in Risk Management, Internal Audit and Compliance closing date this week, Friday 9th March

The programme is aimed at those who work or aspire to work in a professional capacity in risk or internal audit or compliance roles.   The course will equip you with an understanding of how to build, effectively communicate and influence on risk management, internal audit, governance and regulatory compliance…

DPC Annual Report 2017

The Data Protection Commissioner issued her Annual Report on 27/02/18. Click here for a copy of the report. The Q2 edition of the ICQ will feature an article by the DPT WG on the key points.

* 2 Upcoming GDPR Events *

GDPR (The EU General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force on 25th May 2018 and the ACOI is holding two events to help members, particularly Data Protection Officers (DPOs), in implementing GDPR within their organisations.   Event 1: Advanced GDPR for DPOs - Dublin   This event will be an…

The Data Protection Bill, 2018

The Data Protection Bill was published today,Thursday 1st February 2018, and is available for download below.   [wpfilebase tag=file id=546 /]

EU regulators give guidance for digital ‘on-boarding’ by financial firms

Financial firms should consider requiring customers to provide proof of identity to ensure that digital-only 'on boarding' processes comply with anti-money laundering rules, EU regulators have said. In a new joint opinion, the European Banking Authority, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, and the European Securities and Markets Authority set…

Did you know…there are some new additions to the ACOI’s Executive Team?

In 2017 and early 2018, Emily Glen and Kate O’Toole Murphy joined the ACOI's Executive Team as Events and Communications Coordinator and Membership Services Executive, respectively. Having previously worked as the Communications and Campaigns Manager in the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, Emily has valuable experience of managing a series of high profile…
By |January 24th, 2018|ACOI News|0 Comments

Do you understand the impact of culture on performance in the Credit Union sector?

It is widely accepted that culture can influence organizational performance. In a sector where culture can vary, individual credit unions face challenges in creating cultures which foster high performance. Mick Dillon, CEO of Ballyfermot Inchicore Credit Union Limited, will discuss the role that culture plays in determining business success. Mick…
By |January 24th, 2018|ACOI News|0 Comments

Are you “Fit for Fintech”?

On 17th January 2018, the ACOI hosted our first event of 2018, "Are you Fit for Fintech?", which was followed by the Association’s AGM, in the Chartered Accountants House, Dublin. With over 300 delegates registered, we had a fantastic turnout on the morning. Chaired by Clive Kelly, President, ACOI, the speakers on…
By |January 24th, 2018|ACOI News|0 Comments

ACOI Annual General Meeting 2018

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of The Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland is to be held on Wednesday, 17th January 2018 at 1.35pm at Chartered Accountants House, 47 - 49 Pearse Street, Dublin 2. All documentation below is on the ACOI website, and can be accessed through the links…

ACOI 2017 Conferring Ceremony – Photo Gallery

On 6th December over 300 people, graduates, their family, friends and guests of the ACOI were in attendance in the Great Room of The Shelbourne Hotel to acknowledge the achievements of ACOI members who studied on one of the programmes in the ACOI suite of educational offerings and those members…