CUMA - Monthly Archives: February 2013

Launch of SEPA Information Campaign

The Central Bank of Ireland announced the start of an information campaign counting down to the full implementation of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) initiative on 1 February 2014. SEPA will standardise credit transfer and direct debit payments in euro across the 27 EU member states, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway and Switzerland. The information campaign will focus on informing businesses and consumers about SEPA and the impact it will have on them.

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Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D. announces the publication of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2013

The primary purpose of the Bill is to amend the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 in order to align certain provisions more closely with international standards and to amend some provisions to reflect operational requirements.

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