Thursday, 1 June 2017
Department of Finance
Banking Licence Applications
74. To ask the Minister for Finance if the Central Bank is currently considering an application for a licence by a financial service provider hoping to enter the residential mortgage lending market here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26433/17]
The Central Bank (or where appropriate the ECB) has responsibility for the authorisation of regulated financial service providers in Ireland. However, the Central Bank has advised that, due to confidentiality reasons, it does not comment on applications for authorisation. A full list of authorised firms is available on the Central Bank's website at .