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Regulation, Brexit and FinTech top the agenda at FIBI International Banking Conference 2017

22nd June 2017

The Federation of International Banks in Ireland (FIBI), which is affiliated to Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), today held its flagship international banking conference ‘International Banking, The New Normal’ at The Westin Hotel, Dublin. Against a backdrop of significant political and regulatory change in Europe and the US, today’s conference brought together industry leaders from across the international and domestic banking and financial services sector to discuss what the ‘new-normal’ looks like for international banking operations in light of on-going regulatory change, new technologies and the continued uncertainty posed by Brexit.

Banks Support New Awareness Campaign on Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

8th June 2017

BPFI and its member banks are pleased to support a new awareness campaign led by The National Safeguarding Committee on safeguarding adults who may be vulnerable. The campaign, which runs in June and September, aims to highlight incidence of abuse against vulnerable persons including physical, emotional, psychological and financial abuse.

Mortgage Approvals – April 2017

31st May 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for April 2017.

BPFI welcome Central Bank Governor, Philip Lane

23rd May 2017

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland welcomed the Governor of the Central Bank, Philip Lane, to our Nassau Street offices this morning where he addressed a gathering of CEOs and senior-level executives from our retail and international member banks.

Mortgage Approvals – March 2017

4th May 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for the three months ending March 2017.

New Mortgage Lending in Q1 2017

4th May 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland’s (BPFI) Mortgage Drawdowns report, published today, shows that 6,939 new mortgages to the value of €1.39 billion were drawn down by borrowers during the first quarter of 2017.

Bank economists go back to the classroom

30th March 2017

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) today brought the chief economists from AIB, Bank of Ireland, KBC Bank Ireland and Ulster Bank together with over 160 leaving cert business and economic students to discuss the economic issues of the day. The event took place as part of European Money Week 2017, a financial education initiative taking place in over 20 countries across Europe.

BPFI Financial Education Stakeholder Forum

29th March 2017

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland today hosted a Financial Education Stakeholder Forum bringing together a range key stakeholders working in the financial education space. The event, held as part of European Money Week 2017, sought to enable those present to share their observations on existing activities in the field of financial education in Ireland and to consider scope for further activity.