Resources & Policy

Governance Codes

Guide to the Governance Code 2012 (for community and voluntary organisations) - Updated October 2016

A guide to the Governance Code for community and voluntary organisations - the voluntary code of practice for good governance of community, voluntary and charitable organisations in Ireland. 

 


Corporate Governance Code for Captive Insurance and Captive Reinsurance Undertakings (2015)

The Central Bank's Corporate Governance Requirements for Captive Insurance and Captive Reinsurance Undertakings (2015) imposes minimum core standards upon all captive insurance undertakings and captive reinsurance undertakings which meet certain criteria.

An FAQ on the Requirements can be accessed on the Central Bank of Ireland's website here


Corporate Governance Requirements for Insurance Undertakings 2015

The Central Bank Corporate Governance Requirements for Insurance Undertakings 2015  apply to insurance undertakings with effect from 1 January 2016.

The Corporate Governance Code for Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings 2013 was split in November 2015 and renamed to provide for requirements for Insurance Undertakings and Credit Institutions separately. 


Corporate Governance Requirements for Credit Institutions 2015

The Central Bank Corporate Governance Requirements for Credit Institutions imposes minimum core standards upon all credit institutions licensed or authorised by the Central Bank.

The Requirements apply to credit institutions with effect from 11 January 2016.

The Corporate Governance Code for Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings 2013 has been split and renamed to provide for requirements for Credit Institutions and Insurance Undertakings separately.


Fitness and Probity Standards (2014) (Code issued under Section 50 of the 2014 Central Bank Reform Act 2010)

The Central Bank introduced a new Fitness and Probity Regime on 1st December 2011 for all regulated financial service providers (RFSPs) other than credit unions. 

This 2014 Code specifies the Standards of Fitness and Probity which all persons performing controlled functions or pre-approval controlled functions (except where those functions are performed in and on behalf of Credit Unions) shall, at a minimum, comply with.