Central Bank of Ireland to toughen penalties for financial crime


Ireland is preparing tougher punishments for individuals and institutions that commit financial crimes as part of wider efforts to beef up enforcement, officials at the Central Bank of Ireland said today (December 11).

Matthew Elderfield, deputy governor for financial regulation, and Peter Oakes, the director of enforcement, both spoke about forthcoming changes to Irish legislation aimed at delivering stricter conduct rules. "Our approach of assertive, risk-based supervision is underpinned by

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