Compliance & Regulation

Howth Financial Services Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

The Central Bank of Ireland regulate more than 10,000 firms providing financial services in Ireland and overseas. The objective of the Central Bank is to ensure financial stability, consumer protection and market integrity. In order to do this they have a range of regulatory powers in the areas of authorisation, supervision and enforcement.

In September 2019 the Central Bank published new rules to be included in the Consumer Protection Code 2012. These relate to the payment of commission to Financial Intermediaries and come into effect on 31 March 2020.