Insolvency Litigation for Directors

Summary

This course provides practical guidance and advice regarding the obligations and exposures for company directors (executive and non-executive) and their advisors, if a company enters the insolvency process. Participants will gain hands-on experience through two case studies which focus separately on the issues of liquidation and receivership. The course will also provide insights into recent trends in corporate enforcement and likely changes.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
17 September 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
17 September 2019 12:30
Price: €112.50  (€90.00 Member price)
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Training ticket cost:  
3.00
CPD hours:  
3.00
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Myles Matthew Kirby

Description

Product type:  
CPD course
Category:  
Insolvency and corporate recovery

Who should attend

This course is designed for company directors, both executive and non-executive, and their advisors.

  • Comparison of liquidations versus receiverships
  • Trends in corporate enforcement
  • Liquidations - including civil actions against directors, protective measures pre and post liquidation, specific consideration for non-executive directors, criminal proceedings involving directors, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and civil sanctions, other types of insolvency proceedings involving directors as witnessedirectors, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and civil sanctions, other types of insolvency proceedings involving directors as witnessedirectors, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and civil sanctions, other types of insolvency proceedings involving directors as witnesse directors, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and civil sanctions, other types of insolvency proceedings involving directors as witnessedirectors, Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and civil sanctions, other types of insolvency proceedings involving directors as witnesses
  • Liquidation case study
  • Receivership - including injunctions against the receiver, directors and promotors, attachment and committal, certain liquidators powers conferred on receivers, seeking court injunctions, setting aside artificial structures, proceedings by the company outside of the receivership
  • Receivership case study

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the types of litigation that arise in insolvencies
  • Awareness of the role and extent of involvement for the different types of directors (executive and non-executive) in such litigation
  • Understanding the consequences, risks and exposures for directors
  • Knowing the steps that directors can take both before and after the insolvency to minimise their risk and exposure

Speaker Bio

Myles is the managing partner of Kirby Healy Chartered Accountants which a specialist insolvency and forensic accounting practice. He is a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners (ISIP) and has served on the law reform subcommittee of that group. Myles currently hold a practising certificate and an insolvency practising certificate from Chartered Accountants Ireland. Myles has taken over 200 appointments as Liquidator and Receiver.