Want to progress your career in Compliance?

Event details

Free to members and non-members


Date and Time

Tue, 21 July 2020

13:00 - 14:00


Location

Online via Zoom

Event details

Free to members and non-members


Date and Time

Tue, 21 July 2020

13:00 - 14:00


Location

Online via Zoom

Event details
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In today’s challenging environment, compliance officers need to display comprehensive knowledge and expertise across a broad range of compliance and regulatory risk issues. This event considers how compliance officers can ensure that they are skilled to develop, lead and manage robust compliance functions working with stakeholders across their business. It will look at the components of the MSc in Compliance, hear from practitioners who have been on this education journey and from ACOI CEO on how ACOI can support compliance professionals.

Michael Kavanagh

CEO, ACOI

Michael is CEO of ACOI, a Board member and chair of the audit committee of Carmichael, a member of the consultative group to the Corporate Reporting function for ESMA (European Securities Markets Authority), vice chair of the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Oversight Group, a council member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Irish committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales. Prior to that Michael was Director of DPP with KPMG Ireland, CEO of IAASA (The Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority), Head of Financial Reporting Supervision with IAASA and Technical Director and Head of the practice review function at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He established Ireland's statutory accounting enforcement function (tasked with examining whether the financial reports of listed entities comply with financial reporting standards) and oversaw the establishment of Ireland's statutory Audit Inspection regime (tasked with inspecting the quality of audit work conducted by Ireland's large audit firms). For 12 years, he was the Irish Observer at the Corporate Reporting Council of the FRC which produces UK and Irish accounting standards. He was also Ireland's representative at ESMA's European Enforcers Co-ordination Sessions which is tasked with coordinating accounting enforcement across Europe having chaired a number of ESMA sub-committees. Michael has acted as examiner, moderator, lecturer and solution writer for various accountancy bodies.

Michael Kavanagh