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BPFI Statement following meeting with Central Bank of Ireland

19th March 2020

Speaking after a meeting between the CEOs of Ireland’s five retail banks, their representative body Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) and the Central Bank of Ireland, BPFI Chief Executive Brian Hayes said he welcomed the engagement today which allowed for a range of regulatory issues to be discussed.

The BPFI CEO said: “We had constructive engagement across several issues aimed at helping businesses and personal customers impacted by Covid-19. Engagement over the coming days will allow for further discussions and exchange of views on key issues in the medium to long term”.

“As we’ve already stated, these are exceptional circumstances in which people now find themselves and we will continue to work hard to ensure we can support those most affected by Covid-19”, concluded Mr. Hayes.

 

*CEO BNP Paribas was also in attendance, representing the international bank members of BPFI.

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