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The Regulatory Investigations Conference 2024

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2 half days - 6 CPD hours

Join us and a number of exciting speakers to learn more about current trends and developments in regulatory investigations.

March 21st and 22nd

9:30am – 1pm

21
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11
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49
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Unlock Your Legal Excellence: Exclusive Insights Await You at Our Regulatory Investigations Online Conference

Hear from acclaimed speakers like Aonghus Kelly, sharing insights on war crime investigations, Peter Leonard, Barrister & Presenter of the Fifth Court Podcast, unravelling the whistleblower’s role and James O’Mahony, Solicitor with the Office of the Revenue Commissioners, who will talk about the role of the inhouse legal counsel in regulatory investigations.

Delve into the UK Post Office Horizon IT scandal with international financial crime expert Mark Heffer, explore digital investigations with KPMG’s Thomas McCarthy and Rory Byrne and examine the role of the prosecuting counsel at hearing with Neasa Bird, Barrister. From ethical pitfalls in setting targets to the dynamics of in-house regulatory counsel, our agenda covers key facets of regulatory scrutiny.

Join us for two exciting half days of diverse insights in Regulatory Investigations

Secure your place now for two half days of insightful discussions with our panel of expert speakers. Scroll down to see the agenda.

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Group Booking Rate: for bookings of 3 delegates or more booking at the same time, please use the code GROUP when checking out to receive a discount:  €199 per person, instead of €229.

Meet the speakers

Peter Leonard

Barrister & Presenter of the Fifth Court Podcast

Aonghus Kelly

Head of the International Crimes Prosecutions Unit at the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine

Judy Peters

Regulatory Investigations Conference Chairperson, Solicitor and Training Consultant

Mark Heffer

Investigative Interviewing Consultant

Thomas McCarthy

Associate Director, Forensic Technology, KPMG Ireland

Rory Byrne

Associate Director, Forensic Technology, KPMG Ireland

Neasa Bird

Barrister

James O’Mahony

Solicitor with the Office of the Revenue Commissioners

On the agenda

9.30

Opening remarks by chairperson Judy Peters, Solicitor

9.40

Unravelling the whistleblower’s role with Peter Leonard, Barrister & Presenter of the Fifth Court Podcast

- Dissection of Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022 and how it affects the Principal Act (Protected Disclosures Act 2014).
- Explainer of how the 2022 act implements Ireland’s obligations under EU Directive 2019/1937.
- Overview of recent case law, particularly the Supreme Court’s decision in Baranya v Rosderra Irish Meats Group Limited [2021].
- What constitutes ‘relevant wrongdoings’?
- Impact on ‘medium sized companies’. 
- Understanding the role of the Protected Disclosure Commissioner.
- Examination of the burden of proof in allegations of penalisation.
- Overview of extra protections in respect of disclosures to ensure anonymity is preserved.

10.45

Coffee break

11.00

The role of the inhouse legal counsel in regulatory investigations by James O'Mahony, Solicitor with the Office of Revenue Commissioners

12.00

Insights on war crime investigations with Aonghus Kelly, Head of the International Crimes Prosecutions Unit at the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine

12.50

Closing remarks by Judy Peters

9.30

Opening remarks by chairperson Judy Peters, Solicitor

9.40

The role of the prosecuting counsel at hearing with Neasa Bird, Barrister

10.45

Coffee break

11.00

Digital Forensics and Regulatory Investigations: Does your process meet your obligations?
With KPMG’s Thomas McCarthy and Rory Byrne
• Why is digital forensics important?
• The importance of planning in a regulatory investigation
• Data identification & proportionality
• Data collection, preservation & chain of custody
o End User Devices - computer, mobile device, smart watch, satnav etc.
o Remote (Public) - website, social media, discussion forums
o Remote (Private) - email, cloud storage, ISP logs, phone records
o Other - text / voice call intercepts, emails, chat messages
• Interpreting and making sense of your data

12.00

Delve into the UK Post Office Horizon IT scandal with international financial crime expert Mark Heffer

12.50

Closing remarks by Judy Peters

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21/03/2024 09:30 - 13:00

22/03/2024 09:30 - 13:00

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€229
Group booking rate €199 per person (use the GROUP code) for 3 or more delegates booking at the same time
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