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Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Centre's event in Dublin on 25 June 2018

2 Jul 2018

The final meeting of the Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Centre’s Steering Committee was held on Monday, 25 June 2018 at Eversheds Sutherland, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2. This meeting presented a special opportunity to mark the success of the GRCTC which was originally established in 2012, with a €5 million grant under the Enterprise Ireland Technology Centre Programme.


The President of University College Cork, Professor Patrick G. O’Shea addressed the event and paid tribute to the Centre’s significant successes, especially drawing on its expertise and thought leadership in engaging and impacting on industry globally. The President highlighted how UCC looked forward to continuing to lead research in collaboration with industry and other key stakeholders, in the FinTech and RegTech domains that are helping transform international financial services .



The event was also addressed by Mr Brian Hayes, the Chairman of the Centre’s Steering Committee, Prof Tom Butler, Principal Investigator and Peter Cowap, Director, GRCTC. Each paid tribute and thanks to Enterprise Ireland and the IDA, its Host Institution, University College Cork, the Centre’s staff and researchers past and present, including its Academic Partners at UCD and NUIG-Insight, together with particular appreciation to the Centre’s Industry Committee Members, who played such a key role in advising and influencing the Centre’s direction.



Prof. Ursula Kilkelly, Head of College of Business and Law, University College Cork and the Centre’s Academic Sponsor, thanked Prof Tom Butler and Peter Cowap for their dedication and commitment to the Centre, while outlining the College’s future commitment to harnessing the R&D legacy of the Centre in order to fully leverage the University’s highly significant strength and expertise in FinTech, RegTech and International Financial Services.





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