European Commissioner Jonathan Hill: his main project is to deliver a capital markets union in the EU by 2019, which he believes many British businesses support. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The UK won’t be able to have its “cake and eat it” when it comes to deciding on its membership of the European Union in the next couple of years, acco(...)

Aidan Brady, chief executive of  Citigroup Europe ,  said 35,698 people were employed in the IFSC at the end of 2012.  Ireland should be looking to increase this to at least 50,000 in the coming years but  the number could double if the right focus and resources were applied to the task. Photograph: David Sleator

Employment at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) could double to about 70,000 in the coming years by aggressively targeting new areas (...)

Since its inception, the IFSC has been a big success story for Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

Yesterday, about 130 people turned out at the impressive new Marker Hotel in Dublin for the third annual conference hosted by the Federation of Intern(...)

President of the Irish Financial Services Centre, John Bruton,  said Ireland should seek to become a centre of excellence in compliance. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ireland should seek to become a centre of excellence in compliance and risk management for financial services companies, John Bruton, president of IFS(...)