The FSIC partnered with the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI) recently on an event titled “Update on Regulatory Structures in Financial Services in Ireland”. Mr. Matthew Elderfield , Head of Financial Regulation , Central Bank of Ireland and Mr. John Murphy, Head of Group Regulatory, Compliance and Operational Risk, Bank of Ireland were the speakers at the event located in the Aula Maxima in UCC.
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.
The FSIC is delighted to announce their exclusive European academic partnership with the Finovate conference series which comes to London on the 1st of February 2011. FinovateEurope is a spin-off of the American Finovate conference series. This epic event is scheduled to showcase the latest suite of cutting-edge financial and banking technology innovations from and for the European market.
FinovateEurope will feature the unique mix of short, fast-paced demos (no slides allowed) from handpicked fintech companies and intimate networking time with each demoing company’s top executives that Finovate events are famous for in the US. This value-packed format has won rave reviews from thousands of attendees since 2007.
Join the FSIC and host Chris Skinner in London to watch the cutting edge of banking and financial technology unfold, and get a chance to network with hundreds of leading financial executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, and fintech entrepreneurs from across Europe.
Register now to lock in your spot, and save with special early registration! Don’t miss out on your chance to find the next fintech innovation – before the competition does! http://finovateeurope2011.eventbrite.com/?discount=FSIC10
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 at http://www.financialregulator.ie/consultative-panels/consumer/Pages/FormalSubmissions.aspx
Glenbrook are the premier boutique consulting and industry training experts in the Payments domain in North America. The FSIC is pleased to announce that a version of the popular Glenbrook two-day Payments Boot Camp will be offered in Dublin, Ireland on November 17th & 18th, 2010. The workshop will have a particular focus on mobile payments. “Payments in a Mobile World” will cover both the basics of the payments industry (value chains, economics, regulations, etc.) and explore how payments – in Europe and the United States – are being profoundly changed by mobile technology.” The workshop is being held in collaboration with the Financial Services Innovation Centre of University College Cork. Tickets are €1195 per seat. Register now!
The FSIC is pleased to announce they were one of a 15 member consortium of European Universities to be awarded a €4.4M Coordination and Support Action in the 2010 Framework 7 Science-in-Society call. The project title is Parliaments and Civil Society in Technology Assessment (PACITA).
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.
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 www.futurict.eu
JB McCarthy, Development Director of the FSIC, chaired the recent “Innovation in the Business of Outsourcing” conference held in the IMI on February 4th 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. http://www.blacksquare.ie/upcoming.html
The FSIC were one of the premier third level research groups to present at the Financial Services Innovation Forum hosted by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland on Monday 7th December 2009. This half day event showcased current research and innovation capability within Irish third level organisations relevant to financial services companies based in Ireland. The format included case study presentations of some existing collaborations between the research & innovation community and industry in the financial services domain as well as moderated panel sessions. http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/EventsCalendar/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=2379