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Compliance and Agency

Anti-money laundering

Twenty questions on anti-money laundering

Frequently-asked questions and some more unusual queries.

PEP RCA supplementary form

Politically exposed person (PEP) or relative or close associate (RCA) of a PEP supplementary form.

Anti-money laundering requirements

What are the AML requirements for various product types?

Residency and Irish Life products

Irish Life products and the question of residency

Criteria for accepting life assurance, savings, investment and pension plans in terms of residency.

Declaration of habitual residence

Customers that are habitually resident in but temporarily absent from the ROI must complete this form.

Twenty questions on residency

Frequently-asked questions and some more unusual queries.

Distance marketing

The Distance Marketing Directive took effect on the 15th February 2005 and applies when a contract for financial services (including life assurance products) is arranged on an organised distance sales basis.

Distance marketing directive

What is a distant sale, and what are the regulatory requirements for this type of sale?


Learn about FATCA and find supporting forms


Learn about FATCA and download tax status forms.

Phase 2 December 2014

Details and information about phase 2 of FATCA from December 2014

Common Reporting Standard (CRS)

CRS is the single global standard on the automatic exchange of information, which is aimed at 
addressing offshore tax evasion.

Background to CRS

What is CRS, and when and to whom does it apply?

Compliance updates

Your responsibilities for your data

Learn more about your responsibilities for your data

Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019 (CICA): what it means for you

The Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019 (CICA) was signed into law in December 2019.

Notifying the Central Bank of changes after authorisation

Authorised firms must notify the Central Bank of Ireland of certain changes to their authorisation status.

Clarification on unregulated self-employed entities

In its February 2016 edition of the Intermediary Times, the Central Bank of Ireland has provided clarification in
relation to regulated entities engaging self-employed agents in the conduct of insurance mediation, including
customer facing roles.

Contact with consumers and referrals

Referrals are regulated for all financial service providers under the Consumer Protection Code which was revised and issued effective 1 January 2012.