Authorisation of Financial Services Firms

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The Financial Institutions Group in Matheson has assisted a wide range of financial services clients to obtain an authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland to carry on a financial services business in Ireland. Our broad range of experience means that we can provide our clients with practical advice on the application process and the key areas of concern for the Central Bank when considering an application.

We have set out below an overview of the application process for insurance and reinsurance firms, MiFID firms, payment institutions and e-money firms.

Please get in touch with your usual contact in the Financial Institutions Group if you wish to discuss further.

Overview – Authorising Insurance and Reinsurance Firms in Ireland
Authorising Insurance and Reinsurance Firms in Ireland
Payment Institutions Licensed Under the Payment Services Directive  
Authorisation as a Payment Institution in Ireland
Electronic Money Institution Authorised under the Electronic Money Directive
Authorisation as an Electronic Money (E-Money) Institution in Ireland
MiFID Investment Firm - Holding Client Assets
MiFID Investment Firm - No Client Assets