July 2012, Volume 13, Issue 8
SME Lending Study Brings Clarity to SME Credit Issue
John Bruton launches new DCU Green Finance Masters
Banks are actively working with customers to maximise the number of sustainable mortgages
BNY Mellon in the community - Room to Improve
Institute of Directors in Ireland welcomes bankruptcy reforms

Win a fantastic 'Picnic Basket' hamper from Hampers & Co.

Live at Leopardstown
EnterpriseSTART workshops 2012

The role of the board in managing reputation

Should Ulster Bank compensate customers?

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You can now study online with Hibernia College for a University of London LLM (Master of Laws) in International Business Law and Commercial and Corporate Law.

This new online programme is open to both Law and non-Law graduates making it ideal for finance professionals who need to gain a greater understanding of the legal factors influencing their working environment.

Topics covered include:

  • International investment law
  • Regulation & infrastructure of international commercial arbitration
  • Corporate finance & management issues in company law
  • Foundational & constitutional issues in company law

Information webinar

On July 12th at 7pm we are holding a live information webinar about this programme. If you would like to attend, please register here: Webinar registration form.

More information

You will find full details (including syllabus, costs, entry requirements, etc). Visit the Hibernia College website or you can contact one of our enrolment advisors at law@hiberniacollege.net or 01 7999 207. Alternatively, if you would like us to call you, simply fill in the inquiry form here: Call back request form.

Hibernia College. Live. Learn.

About IFSC.ie

This year the IFSC celebrates its 25th year as one of the world's leading financial services centres.
Since its establishment by the Irish Government with EU approval in 1987, the IFSC is globally recognised as a leading location for a range of internationally traded financial services with over 500 global comapnies based here and total direct employment of 32,700...more

Online advertising is one of most inexpensive and highly effective ways of promoting a business. Make sure your Company details & Services are listed on the IFSC website. Get listed today!


UCITS V Directive
10/07/2012 - With UCITS IV still fresh in the minds of the funds industry, a draft of the UCITS V Directive has recently been unofficially released. UCITS IV was initiated before the financial crisis erupted in 2008 and the perception was that it did not adequately reflect the shift in regulatory mindset sweeping through the financial services industry the best example of which is the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the "AIFMD").

The role of the board in managing reputation
10/07/2012 - The concept of reputation management is one which all board members should be familiar with. The number of corporate crises which we have seen in recent times, reiterate the importance of managing corporate reputation and its central role within the governance framework of an organisation

Using Gmail cloud platform for your business email
10/07/2012 - Gmail, the Google email service, is one of the most popular email services in the world. Google have employed some of the best minds in the world to work on this email platform, it stands to reason therefore that these great minds would make a great product.

Featured Job - Financial Sales Consultants - Cornmarket Group Financial Services

Cornmarket Group Financial Services Ltd is part of the Irish Life and Permanent group and has been providing specialist financial advice & preferential deals to public sector employees for nearly 40 years...more


Win a fantastic 'Picnic Basket' hamper from Hampers & Co.
Picnics are the new eating out !. Enjoy your Picnic in style with one of Hampers & Co Fabulous, Sophisticated & Stylish Fitted Picnic Baskets.  Read More

Poll Results

In last month's online poll we asked, "Should Mick Wallace be removed from Goverment?"

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Featured Events

EnterpriseSTART workshops 2012 Enterprise is central to our economy, and entrepreneurs are the engine of growth.

PMP® Passport - 4 Day Intensive Programme The PMP® Passport format is an excellent way to prepare for the PMP® Exam. We offer an excellent interactive learning environment, a 95% success rate, conveniently located city –centre executive training suites, and an un-surpassed reputation.

What a Tangled Web We Weave The current crisis in the eurozone began as a banking crisis, which then enveloped various sovereign states. Now, sovereign debt is the most problematic of all banking assets, making the resolution of both crises particularly difficult. This discussion will chart the crisis through its many stages and suggest possible solutions to a very intractable problem.

ACCA Courses The ACCA qualification is designed to provide the accounting knowledge, skills and professional values which will deliver finance professionals who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors. Courses commence in Dublin and Cork twice yearly in February and August.

Special Offers

Dinner & Phantom of the Opera
Our Location deserves a Standing Ovation, Adjacent to Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Enjoy The Phantom of the Opera this summer!

Looking After Our IFSC Neighbours at The CCD this Summer!
Looking After Our IFSC Neighbours at The CCD this Summer!

If you work in the IFSC you can be driven home for free any Friday for the next six weeks by YouCar, a premium economy private car service.

Free Technology Audit For Companies Based In The IFSC
iPing would like to offer any company based in the IFSC area an free technology audit.

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