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Risk and compliance experts gather for summit
Seana Cunningham, Kenan Furlong, Patrick Lordan and Ian Drennan Pic: Shane O'Neill, Coalesce

20 Oct 2022 / corporate law Print

Risk and compliance experts gather for summit

Over 1,000 corporate counsel and risk and compliance professionals gathered yesterday (19 October) for A&L Goodbody's corporate crime and regulation summit at Dublin’s Convention Centre.

Since launching in 2019, the summit brings together experts, regulators, law enforcement officials and business leaders to discuss developments in corporate crime and regulation.

Key speakers included: 

  • Seana Cunningham (director of enforcement and anti-money laundering, Central Bank of Ireland),
  • Dārta Tentere, Russia sanctions coordinator in the European Commission’s directorate-general for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union (DG FISMA),
  • Ian Drennan, chief executive, Corporate Enforcement Authority,
  • Patrick Lordan, head of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau and Irish Financial Intelligence Unit.


ALG partner Kenan Furlong said: “It's important that we have a forum for people in the industry to share knowledge and best practice to help support the business sector in a rapidly-changing environment.”

The 2022 Summit included sessions on:

  • Managing corporate risk,
  • Dealing with a dawn raid,
  • Whistle-blowing under new whistleblowing regime,
  • Enhancing organisational/operational resilience,
  • ESG, with a particular emphasis on social action,
  • Regulatory enforcement investigations in financial services,
  • Managing compliance with sanctions.
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