Financial Services Breakfast Briefing


An understanding of the past, present and future direction of Corporate Governance which impacts all of Financial Services sector. This briefing will provide a succinct update for accountants in the sector.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
24 October 2019 08:30
End date & time:  
24 October 2019 10:00
Price: €56.25  (€45.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Allan Kearns
Sinead Barry


Product type:  
CPD course
Financial reporting

Who should attend

This course is suitable for all accountants that work in the financial services sector

Course overview

  • Aims of corporate governance
  • Key drivers of 'effective' corporate governance
  • How corporate governance has evolved for financial services since the 2008 financial crisis
  • Key areas of regulatory focus and factors impacting today's corporate governance landscape
  • Emerging challenges and corporate governance trends in the financial services sector

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Have a refreshed awareness of the concept of corporate governance
  • Hold an updated understanding of what 'effective' corporate governance
  • Have an update on the past, present and future direction of regulation and supervision of financial supervision

Speaker Bio

Sinéad Barry is a Manager in Deloitte Ireland's Centre for Corporate Governance. In her role with Deloitte, Sinéad is focused primarily on projects relating to the corporate governance challenges faced by today's Boards of Directors and has worked with clients across a variety of industries, with a particular focus on financial services institutions. Prior to joining Deloitte, providing analysis on corporate governance and executive remuneration practices at companies across Europe.

Speaker Bio

Dr Allan Kearns

Dr Allan Kearns holds an MSc Economics from the London School of Economics, an MSc Risk Management from UCD and a Doctorate from Trinity College Dublin. He is Deputy Head Risk and Deputy Head Insurance Supervision at The Central Bank of Ireland. Allan is responsible within the Central Bank for financial risk management frameworks including balance sheet risk management, risk analytics, collateral, liquidity and counterparty risk management.