Mr. John Hogan has been appointed as Head of Banking Policy in the Financial Services Division in the Department of Finance. John will be responsible for developing and delivering policy in key policy areas such as credit and lending to SME’s, mortgage arrears and consumer issues. John was appointed following a competitive process ran by the Top Level Appointments Committee (TLAC).
30.07.13Appointment of Mr. John Hogan as Head of Banking Policy in Financial Services Division, Department of Finance
29.07.13Minister for Finance commences certain sections of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013
The Minister for Finance, Mr Michael Noonan, TD, has signed an Order commencing all sections of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 from 1 August 2013 with the exception of section 72.
29 July, 2013
Ireland has successfully concluded the eleventh review mission of our EU-IMF Programme. In line with each of the previous quarterly reviews, Ireland has met its commitments and our continued strong programme implementation has been recognized by the Troika.
17.07.13Minister for Finance makes regulations to give effect to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
The Minister for Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan, T.D., last night signed into law the European Union (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Regulations 2013 (No. 257 of 2013).
17.07.13“The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D., congratulated Revenue on their continued success in tackling cigarette smuggling
“The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D., congratulated Revenue on their continued success in tackling cigarette smuggling. Last Friday (12/07/13) the Revenue Commissioners seized 10.4m cigarettes – the largest seizure of cigarettes in Ireland to date this year and the largest container seizure in Europe so far this year.
The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, T.D. and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, T.D., welcomed today (16th July 2013) the publication of the International Monetary Fund’s Report Ireland: Fiscal Transparency Assessment. http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2013/pr13258.htm
The Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 was enacted on the 11th July, 2013
The Act is an important step forward in building a strengthened regulatory framework for the Irish financial services sector.”
The key features of the Act include.
The Minister for Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan T.D., has signed Regulations ending the Revenue Job Assist Scheme for any employments commencing on or after 1 July 2013. Tax relief under the scheme will continue to be available for successful claims processed for employments that commenced on or before 30 June 2013 until the end of their natural lifecycle.
The Exchequer Statement for the first half of 2013 was published today (Tuesday, 2 July 2013) by the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The Exchequer Statement shows that the Exchequer deficit at end June 2013 stood at €6,595 million, which is €2,848 million lower than the same period last year.