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Consultative Consumer Panel of the Financial Regulator

FSIC Completes Independent Evaluation of Consultative Consumer Panel of the Financial Regulator

The FSIC is pleased to announce the completion and publication of their report titled “Independent Evaluation of the Financial Services Consultative Consumer Panel of the Financial Regulator”.

The report can be found here.

Financial Services Ireland Conference 2010

FSIC's JBMcCarthy presents at: “Innovations in Financial Services” at Annual FSI Conference

The FSIC presented an overview of “Innovations in Financial Services” at their 2010 Annual FSI (Financial Services Ireland www.fsi.ie ) Conference in the Four Seasons Hotel. FSI is the principal trade association for financial services in Ireland and is an affiliate association to IBEC, the Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation.

Innovation in the Business of Outsourcing

JB McCarthy, Development Director of the FSIC, UCC, chaired the recent “Innovation in the Business of Outsourcing” National Outsourcing Conference held in the IMI on the 4th February 2010 This well attended conference discussed the strategic business issues and recent innovations in outsourcing as well as contributing to the debate on national competitiveness, productivity in services and the creation of a vibrant internationally traded services sector.

Enterprise Registry Solutions (ERS) www.ersl.ie a leading Irish provider of IT solutions and services to the company registration domain along with the Financial Services Innovation Centre based in UCC are pleased to announce the successful completion of a collaborative research project.

Mobile Technologies Research Project with BAML RDI Centre Dublin

The FSIC is delighted to announce they have just successfully completed a five month research project in the area of Mobile Technologies in collaboration with Bank of America Merrill Lynch RDI Centre in Dublin.

FuturICT - Future Emerging Technology Flagship - 10 Year €1B Project

The FSIC is pleased to support the FuturICT FET Flagship proposal. This proposal is a response to the European Flagship call and it intends to unify hundreds of the best scientists in Europe in a 10 year 1 Billion EUR program to explore social life on earth and everything it relates to. The FuturICT flagship will produce historic breakthroughs and provide powerful new ways to manage challenges that make the modern world so difficult to predict, including the financial crisis. To read more visit www.futurict.eu

Lighthouse uses FSIC to Complete Study of Supply Chain Finance

The FSIC has completed a review for Lighthouse BCS – funded by Enterprise Ireland - addressing the legal risks and liabilities in applying Lighthouse BCS services to the asset-backed lending industry.

Lighthouse BCS provides Integrated Supply Chain Finance, with a particular emphasis on automating the financial supply chain. The Lighthouse BCS services portfolio streamlines the entire Purchase-to-Pay process, making supplier finance feasible even on the shortest trading terms.

FSIC Hosts ACOI High Level Seminar on Investments and Funds Industry

The Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI) recently held an expert panel discussion and presentation titled ““Update on Investment and Funds Industry: A Changing Regulatory Landscape”. The presentations were followed by a discussion and Q&A session which was opened up to the audience. 
 
Mr. Noel Moynihan, Chairman ACOI and Head of Compliance, Invesco. "Promoting the Benefits of Compliance & Examining the Costs of Non compliance"

FSIC Presents Innovative FP7 Project Proposal in Brussels

Dr Soha Maad and JB McCarthy recently presented an FSIC project proposal at the Information Day for the EU Framework 7 Objectives 1.2.: “Internet of Services, Software and Virtualisation” in the European Commission offices in Brussels. The FSIC project is called “Service Software Engineering for Innovative Global Infrastructure for Financial Services” (SSE-4-IGIFS)

http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/cf/item-display.cfm?id=2275

Univirtua Ltd (www.univirtua.com), a UK and Ireland-based company, specialising in the secure dynamic delivery of fine-grained, component-based applications to resource-limited, networked mobile devices, along with the Financial Services Innovation Centre (FSIC) based in UCC are pleased to announce a collaborative research project investigating mobile solutions for the banking and other sectors.

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