Gareth Murphy

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The Central Bank has identified 13 individuals who between them have 652 directorships.

Irish residents who sell their services as directors to international investment funds will have to cut back on the number of boards they sit on if th(...)

Thirty-seven years ago, when Paul McGuinness signed a virtually unknown teen rock band called U2, he was also interested in making movies. After dr(...)

Tadhg Gunnell, the former head of finance and compliance at liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham, was adjudicated bankrupt by the High Court earlier this year.

Tadhg Gunnell, the former head of finance and compliance at liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham, has been disqualified from managing a financial firm(...)

Despite any nefarious connotations associated with gambling, as well as the resulting comparisons people might make with its recent decision to go full-crypto, the Isle of Man has nonetheless chosen to dip its toes into another financial area which still has questions to answer.

While bitcoin is attractive because of its inherent decentralised nature, it has struggled to be perceived as a legitimate currency, given the lack of(...)

The IFSC, Dublin: “The suggestion is that our regulation is a lot tighter, and that is true for the banks but it is not true for the IFSC,” says Pearse Doherty of Sinn Féin. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Fresh from putting the squeeze on banks to behave themselves, regulators are scrutinising so-called shadow banks, alternative lenders such as investme(...)

Gareth Murphy of the Central Bank speaking at Bitfin 2014  at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Virtual cash such as bitcoin provides potential channels for tax evasion and money-laundering, the Central Bank’s director of markets supervision, (...)

Mr Murphy said the Central Bank is also looking at the governance of Irish funds, particularly the issue of individuals holding multiple directorships

The Central Bank of Ireland is planning a number of changes to the way that Irish investment funds are authorised to make the supervision process more(...)

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