IFSC to get new name

The negative tax-avoidance tag is among the reasons cited for giving the centre a thorough overhaul, writes Jack Horgan-Jones

19th October, 2014
The IFSC in Dublin: ready for a rebrand. Picture: Maura Hickey

Senior executives in the financial services sector are working on an ambitious rebrand of the Irish Financial Service Centre, including shedding the IFSC name, which they fear has become negatively associated with tax avoidance.

Such a move would represent an important step in a wide-reaching reform programme for the centre, which has been the focal point of Ireland's international business and banking community for 27 years.

Senior figures are hopeful that junior minister Simon Harris's recently-announced...

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