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Conference on Duties of Directors and Secretaries

The next ICLF conference focuses on the duties of directors and secretaries in light of the legal acknowledgment of their duties in the Companies Bill.  Important issues arise in relation to the role of these company officers in ensuring compliance and understanding how their legal duties and liabilities are likely to be interpreted and enforced.

Duties of Directors and Secretaries under the Companies Bill: Spotlight on Compliance and Enforcement

Date: Monday 13 October 2014, 9.15 – 1pm                         

Venue: Farmleigh, Phoenix Park

The conference will be opened by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

Chair: Paul Egan, Mason Hayes & Curran

Speakers:

Colm McDonnell, Deloitte, “Advising Directors on Meeting their Compliance Responsibilities”

Eleanor Daly, FEXCO, “The Role and Legal Duties of the Company Secretary under the Companies Bill”

Deirdre Ahern, Trinity College Dublin,“Codification of Directors’ Duties: An Assessment of the New Statutory Framework”

Barbara Kenny, William Fry, “Directors’ Conflict of Interest Rules”

Brian Murray SC, “The Practicalities of Civil Enforcement of Company Law Against Directors”

Kevin Prendergast, ODCE, “ODCE Enforcement Strategy in the Context of the Companies Bill”

For booking details see http://www.iclf.ie/irish-corporate-law-forum-events

Limited spaces available – early booking advised.