Corporate Crisis: Experience

  • Volkswagen – the diesel emissions issue.
  • The Football Association of Ireland -  complex issues and multiple investigations concerning the Association's financial affairs.
  • Leading financial institutions - resolving tracker mortgage investigations by the Central Bank.
  • The former Chairman of Ireland's largest media organization, INM - corporate governance allegations relating to an acquisition considered by INM and an alleged data breach (all denied).
  • Financial institutions - cross border money laundering investigations involving the Central Bank, the Criminal Assets Bureau and law enforcement agencies in other jurisdictions.
  • NAMA - a high profile protest by homelessness campaigners seeking to occupy significant commercial premises (Apollo House).
  • An Irish charity – securing the restoration of funding following a transnational investigation by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in Washington and including the authorities in Ireland, The UK, Syria and Turkey.
  • A leading multinational - an Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement investigation into significant alleged accounting irregularities.
  • A large Russian transport company - an investigation initiated by the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau resulting in the DPP deciding not to prosecute.
  • Irish companies under investigation by the Irish Revenue Commissioners and advising on the internal corporate investigations while managing the engagement with the authorities.
  • RSA – legal, regulatory and employment issues arising from significant accounting issues arising from  under-reserving of commercial risks in its Irish subsidiary.
  • Europe's largest meat processor - in relation to the contamination by third parties of certain beef products with horsemeat.
  • A number of Irish companies - high profile whistleblower allegations concerning serious irregularities relating to their financial statements.
  • A large IT company - investigations in a number of European countries and liaising with other European law firms and regulators in addition to the Irish authorities.
  • Dealing with a variety of investigations stemming from data breaches requiring reportage under the GDPR regime and managing the client engagement with the data regulator in Ireland and elsewhere with law enforcement where relevant.