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Diploma in Finance Law

This diploma provides participants with a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the law in relation to the provision of financial services from a national and international perspective.

This event is brought to you courtesy of Law Society of Ireland Diploma Centre

Event Details

12 October 2021 to 8 March 2022
Online lectures Tuesday 6pm-8:30pm with interactive workshops
Contact Name
Deirdre Flynn, Solicitor, Course Leader
Contact Email

More Information

The modules in this diploma will consider the current financial services market in Ireland and the regulatory framework in which it operates. Ireland is recognised as a global financial services and technology hub, and the course will examine the use of FinTech and RegTech in the industry.

The course also focuses on specific technical and legal aspects, including a review of the underlying principles and characteristics of banking and financial markets, perspectives on corporate finance, and the regulatory issues that relate to domestic and international capital markets.

The programme is based on the following module scheme and covers key themes as listed below:

Module 1: Financial services market

  • Legislative provisions,
  • The Central Bank and regulation,
  • Investment firms,
  • FinTech.

Module 2: Industry sectors

  • Investment funds,
  • Insurance,
  • Pensions.

Module 3: Banking sectors

  • Regulation of banking in Ireland,
  • Codes of practice,
  • Corporate banking.

Module 4: Loan financing

  • Loan Market Association,
  • Equity financing,
  • Recovery and restructuring.

Module 5: Capital markets

  • Bond markets,
  • International Swaps and Derivatives Association,
  • Irish Stock Exchange.

Module 6: Corporate governance

  • Corporate governance,
  • Money laundering,
  • Insider dealing and market manipulation.

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