Registration opens and light breakfast
Opening remarks - Joe Kelly, Partner, A&L Goodbody
"Individual Responsibility - Challenges today for the ‘diligent board’, senior management and General Counsel who want to get it right"

This interactive panel discussion will cover the increasing personal focus on individuals with leadership and governance roles, and will look in particular at the increasing focus of regulators on individual responsibility and personal sanctions. It will cover lessons learned from new regimes proposed in Ireland (such as the Central Bank's 'Senior Executive Accountability Regime), how the risk of exposure for senior individuals can be managed in practice for regulated and unregulated businesses alike and what role organisational culture plays in 'getting it right'.


Paul White, Partner, A&L Goodbody (Chair) / Julie O’Neill, Non-Executive Director / Nigel Kemp, General Counsel, Citibank Europe plc / Dario Dagostino, Partner, A&L Goodbody

Speedlaw Sessions

"Managing a Crisis – how to balance competing legal and commercial requirements in the thick of a storm"

Interactive ‘speedlaw’ session exploring the dynamics and legal implications of strategically responding to a crisis

This panel will explore the dynamics of strategically responding to a crisis. Experts from A&L Goodbody will explore the need for an integrated approach on numerous legal and commercial fronts to protect the business including: meeting the company's legal, regulatory and governance obligations; market disclosure; ensuring due process in any investigations while simultaneously focusing on key internal and external stakeholders and protecting the brand.


Liam Kennedy, Partner, A&L Goodbody (Chair) / Michael Doyle, Employment Partner / Laura Mulleady, Insurance Partner / Patrick Brandt, Litigation Partner / Mark Ward, Corporate Partner / Nick Cole, Litigation & Dispute Resolution Associate / Eugenee Mulhern, Senior Corporate Advisor

Coffee Break
Attend your choice of breakout session:

1. "An AML RoundTable – What's Up and What's Next?"

This interactive panel discussion will focus on current and evolving AML/CTF compliance challenges, including: the risk based approach in practice; getting to grips with the Beneficial Ownership Regulations; the position of directors and senior management in AML regulated entities, and more.


Paula Reid, Partner, A&L Goodbody (Chair) / Brian McKenzie, Head of Financial Crime and MLRO, AIB / Michael Ashe QC SC / Seana Cunningham, Director of Enforcement and Anti-Money Laundering, Central Bank of Ireland / Julie Murray, Corporate Knowledge Lawyer, A&L Goodbody / Mark Devane, Associate, A&L Goodbody


2. "Operating in the global marketplace - Corruption risk and how to address it"

The panel will discuss the corruption risks that companies can face when operating internationally and practical steps to address them.


Katie O’Connor, Partner, A&L Goodbody (Chair) / Denis O’Leary, Head of Investigations Unit, GOAL / Dan MacGinty, Detective Sergeant, Garda National Economic Crime Bureau / Louise Byrne, Associate, A&L Goodbody


3. "Technology and digital evidence in white collar crime and regulatory investigations"

This interactive panel discussion will focus on current and evolving technology trends in white collar crime and regulatory investigations. The panel will discuss: (i) some practical steps clients can take to ensure they are "investigation ready" from a data perspective; (ii) the common data challenges clients face complying with investigation requests; (iii) the technology and tools available on the market to assist clients manage their data in these investigations; and (iv) the myths around what the technology can and cannot do.


Charlie Carroll, Partner and Head of Client Technology, A&L Goodbody (Chair) / Scott B. Reents, Lead Attorney Data Analytics and E-Discovery, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP  / Mark Forde Head of Function Data and Analytics, Protected Disclosures, Unauthorised Providers, Projects & Operations, Central Bank of Ireland / Clare Longworth, Solution Specialist, Relativity / Eoghan Kenny, Head of Data Projects Group, A&L Goodbody / Rachel McAdams, eDiscovery Technical Specialist, A&L Goodbody

"Understanding the Regulatory and Enforcement Perspectives"

This session provides a unique opportunity to hear Ireland's most senior regulators and law enforcers share their perspectives and experience on a range of issues relevant to regulated institutions and corporates in managing business, legal, regulatory, and reputational risk. The discussion will explore a number of themes including: Emerging trends and typologies in business risk; Experience around constructive cooperation / what does 'good' look like? Expectation around culture; The parameters around individual accountability; The impact of technology and the emerging approaches to enforcement eg new investigative powers, deferred prosecution agreements.


Kenan Furlong, Partner, A&L Goodbody (Chair) / Derville Rowland, Director General Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland / Ian Drennan, Director of Corporate Enforcement / DCS Pat Clavin, Chief Bureau Officer, Criminal Assets Bureau / DCS Pat Lordan, Head of Garda National Economic Crime Bureau and Head of Cyber Crime Bureau

Light lunch