Sylvia Cronin

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Sylvia Cronin , the Central Bank’s head of insurance, is understood to currently have no firm plans, but is expected to return to the private sector. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank’s head of insurance Sylvia Cronin is set to leave the regulator at the end of September after deciding not to renew her existing five(...)

Minutes from a meeting of the Central Bank commission on September 29th show Central Bank officials were concerned insurers were trailing behind banks in getting ready for the UK’s exit from the EU.

A significant number of Irish-based insurers, including overseas-owned firms, have considered transferring portfolios between Ireland and the UK as th(...)

The Central Bank has written to all insurance companies requesting they file details of the potential impact of Brexit on their operation. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish-based insurers, including overseas-owned firms, have been pressed by the Central Bank to submit detailed plans on the impact of Brexit on their (...)

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(...)

Standard Life’s chairman, Gerry Grimstone, has said the company is looking at making Dublin its new EU hub after the UK leaves the bloc. Photograph: Getty Images

Scottish investment giant Standard Life, which is advancing plans to merge with Aberdeen Asset Management in a £11 billion (€12.9 billion) deal, is we(...)

The Central Bank said that it had received five applications for authorisation from insurance or reinsurance undertakings

The Central Bank of Ireland is setting up new teams to deal with Brexit-related authorisation queries across banking, insurance, investment firms, inv(...)

Legg Mason has more than $710 billion of assets under management. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Legg Mason, the global investment firm with more than $710 billion (€670 billion) of assets under management, plans to set up a fund management compa(...)

The Central Bank: has received five insurance authorisation applications in the past four months. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank has received five insurance authorisation applications in the past four months as firms prepare for the fallout from Brexit, while a(...)

Ireland’s two insurance lobby groups are planning to merge as the industry prepares for a surge in business from London following the decision by UK v(...)

Kevin Thompson, chief executive of Insurance Ireland, called for steps to address the increasing cost of motor claims. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The price of motor insurance will rise again next year as both the number and the cost of injury claims continue to climb significantly. The warning (...)

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