FBD has put a planned €35m dividend on 2019 earnings on ice. File photograph: The Irish Times

AIB deputy chief Tomás O’Midheach went up against Colin Hunt for the top job in the bank early last year. Now he’s accepted a position that, in recent(...)

This week, insurer FBD decided it couldn’t delay much longer on holding its annual general meeting and   chose July 31st as the day. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Insurer FBD Holdings was running out of road trying to put off the evil day. While a slew of companies in Ireland and abroad moved in the second hal(...)

Chief executive of Flutter Entertainment Peter Jackson. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment’s US casino partner, Boyd Gaming, has put most of its 25,000 workers on unpaid leave in the face of a month-lo(...)

The Central Bank said it ‘expects that firms will continue to protect their customers and to comply with all regulatory requirements’.

The Central Bank will write to insurers in the coming days to press them to offer fair settlements to customers who are entitled to payouts on claims (...)

Ed Sibley said insurance executives must do more work to develop recovery or wind-up plans in the event that their companies run into financial trouble. Photograph: iStock

Insurance brokers and underwriting agents must take more responsibility for assessing the financial soundness of companies offering cover, in light of(...)

End-of-year figures for property sales show a slight cooling-off in the otherwise upward trajectory for asking prices. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Monday Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Jan); UK manufacturing and industrial production (Dec), GDP (Dec), construction output (Dec), business inv(...)

Central Bank director of insurance supervision Sylvia Cronin said rules in insurance sector need to apply equally.

While there is a single rule book for financial regulation in the EU, there is a perception that there is scope for different interpretations for some(...)

Gibraltar is the leading regulatory location for overseas companies selling motor insurance in Ireland.

The Central Bank expressed concerns to the Europe’s insurance and pensions authority about how Gibraltar continues to approve motor insurers that can (...)