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The Regulatory Investigations Conference 2024 – On Demand

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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 along with the implementation of enhanced learning and knowledge management strategies and the provision of client-centric services in an inhouse legal division.

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 lawyer at trial with Mary Fenelon. From ethical pitfalls in setting targets to the dynamics of in-house regulatory counsel, our agenda covers key facets of regulatory scrutiny.

You can choose to watch the whole conference on-demand, or select the topics that interested you more and book them separately.

Course Syllabus

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.

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

James also discusses the implementation of enhanced learning and knowledge management strategies and the provision of client-centric services in an inhouse legal division.

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

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The role of the prosecuting lawyer at trial by Mary Fenelon, Solicitor.

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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

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

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31/12/2025 00:00 - 00:00

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Meet the speakers

Alex Nichol

Solicitor, BCL, LLM, Dip Corp.

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

Mary Fenelon

Solicitor

James O’Mahony

Solicitor with the Office of the Revenue Commissioners

Mark Heffer

Investigative Interviewing Consultant

Thomas McCarthy

Associate Director, Forensic Technology, KPMG Ireland

Rory Byrne

Associate Director, Forensic Technology, KPMG Ireland

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