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Regulating FinTech: The Way Forward

On Friday 14 July, Brian Hayes MEP and member of the European Parliament's Economic and Finance Committee will host an event on FinTech which will discuss the oncoming regulatory responses to Fintech services and how a fit-for-purpose Fintech ecosystem can be created in Ireland.   This event takes place from 9:00-11:00 am at the European Parliament, 12-14 Lower Mount Street. Reserve your place at or phone 01-6057900


  • Camille Blackburn, Head of Policy and risk Horizontal Team, Central Bank of Ireland
  • Derek Butler, CEO Grid Finance
  • Michael D'Arcy TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Financial Services
  • Brian Hayes MEP, member of European Parliament’s Economic and Finance Committee
  • Ruth McCarthy, CEO of FEXCO Corporate Payments
  • Neil Ryan, Chief Operating Officer at Quaternion Risk Management


In May the European Parliament was the first EU institution to set out a clear position on how FinTech should be regulated in the EU. The European Commission is currently conducting a public consultation on FinTech with a view to defining an EU strategy.



Press Release
European Parliament Resolution on FinTech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs