Peter Oakes

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In 2016, Ulster Bank was fined €3.3 million for breaches of the Money-laundering and Terrorist Financing Act. Photograph: iStock

Irish banks, as well as those overseas, are subject to strict rules designed to curb the use of the financial system by those suspected of criminal or(...)

Sonia Flynn, international VP at SoundCloud, is  one of Plynk’s strategic advisors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish financial payments start-up Plynk has raised €725,000 in seed funding from a number of sources, including Bank of Ireland’s Start-up and Emergi(...)

Gareth Murphy, director of markets supervision at the Central Bank: the bank has seen a series of high-profile departures in recent times

The Central Bank has lost another senior figure as Gareth Murphy, director of markets supervision, resigned his post after six years. Mr Murphy is un(...)

If someone can get into your phone, they essentially have your entire life at their fingertips – and access to all your accounts. Bank of Ireland’s advice is to use a second email address for social media, not the one that is attached to your online banking details, to add an extra layer of security. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives, replacing everything from face-to-face interaction to good old maps as they become increasing(...)

A survey of IACC members last year found 80 per cent wanted to return to live in Ireland in the future, or were undecided about staying in Australia. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Since 2008, more than 100,000 Irish people have been granted visas to work in Australia. As the economy in Ireland improves the numbers deciding to m(...)

Anstice Lodge has had many incarnations since it was built circa 1895. Originally the coach house for Ashurst – the 10,000sq ft Gothic pile next door(...)

Davy is set to appoint a senior Central Bank executive as its new chief risk officer

Ireland’s biggest stockbroker Davy is set to appoint a senior Central Bank executive as its new chief risk officer. Grellan O’Kelly, deputy head of (...)

Mr Brady is the latest prominent figure to leave the Central Bank of the team assembled to guide Ireland out of the financial crisis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Patrick Brady, the director of risk and policy at the Central Bank of Ireland, has resigned in the latest senior exit from the bank. The Central Ba(...)

Garrett Cassidy, MD Circle Internet Financial and Peter Oakes former Central Bank Director, making the first bitcoin  transaction in Krust, Dublin’s first Bitcoin Bakery in Aungier Street with delighted co-owners Robert Kramer and Garret Flower and manager Brant Wihlidal (middle). Photograph: Alan Betson

The country’s first bakery to accept bitcoins completed its first transaction yesterday in Dublin with a former director of the Central Bank of Ire(...)

Central Bank director of credit institutions Fiona Muldoon: said she has not lined up another job. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fiona Muldoon has resigned her position as director of credit institutions and insurance supervision at the Central Bank of Ireland without having lin(...)

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