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Finance sector heavyweights lobbied for more support staff for department

Proposals identified ‘legislative enhancements’ as key to sector’s growth

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
24th November, 2019
IFSC heavyweights lobbied the government to increase staff numbers at the Department of Finance (Pic: Feargal Ward)

IFSC heavyweights lobbied the government to increase staff numbers at the Department of Finance to deal with the demands of the financial services sector, in documents seen by the Business Post.

International finance players also put pressure on the state to introduce a Financial Services Bill to make the legislative process ‘more responsive’ to the industry’s policy needs.

The proposals were made in 2018 by leading industry players as part of...

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