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Summit tackles regulatory and risk challenges
Patrick Lordan, Ian Drennan, Derville Rowland, Pat Clavin and Kenan Furlong of A&L Goodbody Pic Orla Murray/ SON Photo

28 Nov 2019 / business Print

Summit tackles regulatory and risk challenges

Over 800 people from corporate Ireland attended A&L Goodbody's (ALG) corporate crime and regulation summit yesterday at the Convention Centre Dublin.

The key speakers at the event included Derville Rowland, director general, financial conduct, Central Bank of Ireland Ian Drennan, director of corporate enforcement, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement,Pat Clavin – chief bureau officer, Criminal Assets Bureau and Pat Lordan, head of Garda National Economic Crime Bureau and head of Garda Cyber Crime Bureau.


The event also included discussion and insight from Nigel Kemp – general counsel of Citibank Europe, Brian McKenzie – head of financial crime and MLRO, AIB, Michael Ashe, QC SC, Bar of Ireland, and non-executive director, Julie O'Neill.

The discussion panels also included partners and associates from ALG specialising in corporate crime and regulation.

ALG corporate crime partner Kenan Furlong said: “The responsibilities in managing the risks associated with heightened regulation and the increasing reach of the criminal law into corporate affairs have never been greater for corporate Ireland.

Shaping agenda

“And these responsibilities are only going to increase further in the future. Our guests today heard from the key people shaping the corporate risk agenda in Ireland through a series of interactive discussions.”

The summit topics included:

  • corporate governance,
  • crisis management,
  • technology in corporate investigations,
  • corruption in the global market place,
  • anti-money laundering compliance,
  • understanding regulatory and policing perspectives.


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