Central Bank assessment

After identifying shortcomings in a number of investment and stockbroking firms, the Central Bank has written to all regulated firms recommending they change their practices.

The Central Bank carried out inspections assessing firms’ approaches to corporate governance, and their compliance with the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.

The deputy head of investment services providers’ supervision Patricia Dunne said: “Having analysed the findings from the thematic inspection series, it is apparent that, while many firms have adopted some of the principles of good corporate governance, there are still areas which would benefit from further development.”


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