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17.8.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland staff celebrate Summer Party 2017

On Friday 11 August, EisnerAmper Ireland took all of its staff on a mini-cruise holiday followed by dinner and drinks in a mystery ‘exotic’ location.

The EAI team enjoyed an afternoon boat tour from Dun Laoghaire East Pier to Howth, Co. Dublin, followed by dinner and drinks overlooking the sea with a view of Ireland’s Eye.  The evening was a great success and provided an opportunity for newer members of the team to get to know the rest of the Firm, and for all employees to enjoy a break from working hard on behalf of our clients.


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11.8.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland hosts table at Ladies’ Day at the Dublin Horse Show

EisnerAmper Ireland’s tax & international business team yesterday hosted a table at Ladies’ Day at the Dublin Horse Show in the RDS.  Cormac Doyle, Partner & Head of Tax and  & Jennifer Kelly, Partner and Head of Outsourcing were joined by clients, contacts and our colleagues in IDA Ireland.  The day was centred around the national & international show jumping competitions and was a great opportunity to network and socialise.

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3.8.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland and ViClarity launch Investment Risk Management Solution

EisnerAmper Ireland and ViClarity, a leading global supplier of RegTech and FinTech solutions to the Financial Services market, recently hosted Credit Union training events which included the launch of ViClarity’s Investment Risk Management Solution for Credit Unions.  Dave Montgomery, Partner and Head of Risk & Regulatory and Kilian Doyle, Director of Advisory at EisnerAmper Ireland were among those to address attendees.

ViClarity’s compliance monitoring platform is one of the most advanced systems of its kind today. It is used to track the performance of governance, risk and compliance controls and delivers a full audit trail with an intuitive ease of use.

EisnerAmper Ireland and ViClarity announced their FinTech and RegTech partnership in May 2017.  The partnership provides a comprehensive blend of expertise through EisnerAmper Ireland’s industry experience and subject matter expertise with ViClarity’s award winning technological solutions.

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13.7.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland take part in Techies4TempleStreet 2017

EisnerAmper Ireland is proud to have been a participant in the 2017 Techies4TemplesStreet event, which took place on Friday 7 July 2017.  Techies4Templestreet is a unique charity event that brings together the technology community and its partners to network and compete in an intellectually challenging treasure trail while making an impact on the lives of the next generation of techies.

The EAI team, led by Jennifer Kelly, Partner and Head of Outsourcing and consisting of EisnerAmper’s staff, clients and contacts, met in Dublin’s RDS with the other participating teams.   The teams were faced with questions, clues and different challenges and used Twitter on the day to record their progress.

The event attracted over 1,300 participants from Ireland’s tech and business communities, ranging from start-ups to MNCs.  It was a fantastic opportunity to network and compete in an intellectually challenging event while simultaneously helping to support a good cause.

To see more from the day, follow us on Twitter.

 

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6.7.2017

EisnerAmper LLP named as Top 10 Fund Auditor servicing Hedge Funds

EisnerAmper LLP was named as a Top 10 Fund Auditor servicing Hedge Funds in Preqin’s 2017 special report on Hedge Fund Service Providers.  EisnerAmper placed number 6 on the list.  Preqin is a leading source of data and intelligence for the alternative assets industry and operates from its headquarters in London, with offices in New York, Singapore and San Francisco.

The report presented an analysis of the latest trends among hedge fund service providers including fund administrators, custodians, prime brokers, auditors, law firms and fund marketers.  EisnerAmper was also named by Preqin as one of the top five fund auditors by the proportion of hedge funds launched in the period of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017.

EisnerAmper LLP is part of EisnerAmper Global, a specialist network operating in key financial services and international trade hubs including the US, Cayman and Ireland.

 

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29.6.2017

Ray Kelly attends the 10-year anniversary of EisnerAmper Cayman

Ray Kelly, Partner at EisnerAmper Ireland, attended the 10-year anniversary celebrations of EisnerAmper Cayman.  The celebration event was held at the Westin Hotel Grand Cayman and was attended by over 200 guests.  The guest speaker on the evening was Adam Cheyer, former Director of Engineering in Apple’s iPhone group and founder of Siri.

Prior to the main event, EisnerAmper Cayman also hosted a dinner for all EisnerAmper Global attendees in the Tasting Rooms in Grand Cayman.  This event was attended by Ray Kelly, the EisnerAmper Cayman team and a number of our EisnerAmper LLP colleagues from New York, including Charly Weinstein, CEO of EisnerAmper LLP.

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15.6.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland hosts an evening for the Structured Finance industry

EisnerAmper Ireland hosted an evening for the Structured Finance industry, in The Hibernian Club on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, on 15 June 2017.  The event was a great opportunity to discuss the important challenges that are currently being faced by Structured Finance vehicles, and also to look to the future and highlight any potential developments that may affect the industry going forward.  Topics discussed on the night were:

  • Connecting…the dots – Overview of Ireland’s Structured Finance industry
    Diarmaid O’Keeffe, Partner, Head of Audit
  • EU Audit Reform – Key issues for Ireland’s Structured Finance industry
    Ronan Murphy, Partner, Head of Structured Finance
  • IFRS 9 – Financial Reporting impact on Structured Finance vehicles
    Ian Wilson, Director, Structured Finance
  • Regulatory Insights – Recent trends & developments
    David Montgomery, Partner, Head of Risk & Regulatory

The event was a great opportunity not only to learn about the ongoing regulatory changes affecting SPV’s and their corporate service providers, but also to connect with our clients and enjoy an evening of networking and refreshments.

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31.5.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland hosts Alumni Reunion 2017

EisnerAmper Ireland hosted its first Alumni Reunion event of the year on 31 May 2017 in Odessa Rooftop Bar, Dublin 2.

The evening was a great success and provided an opportunity to introduce some of the newer members of our team, including our new Partners, Jennifer Kelly and Tom Brennan.  It was a pleasant evening where both current and former team members enjoyed good conversation, networking and food and drinks, in the heart of our capital city.

 

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9.5.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland hosts Insurance iNED – Learn, Dine & Connect

EisnerAmper Ireland’s inaugural Insurance iNED – Learn, Dine & Connect event was held on 4 May in Shanahan’s on the Green, Dublin 2.  The objective of the evening was to share insights on current trends and developments affecting those responsible for the governance of insurance undertakings.  Alastair Mac Donald, Managing Partner at EisnerAmper Ireland, Ray Kelly, Partner and Head of Insurance, and Dave Montgomery, Partner and Head of Risk & Regulatory, spoke about current challenges and opportunities facing insurance market participants arising from, amongst other areas, the EU Audit reform agenda, the insurance regulatory regime (Solvency II) and Brexit.

Helping Insurers and Reinsurers do business in Ireland and Europe is what we do every day – providing audit, internal audit, risk & regulatory, tax and advisory services.  When we can help you or your clients, please do not hesitate to contact Dave Montgomery, Ray Kelly or Diarmaid O’Keeffe or check our Insurance / Reinsurance section to learn how we can assist you.

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19.4.2017

EisnerAmper Ireland hosts “Ireland Gateway to Europe” in London

On 6 and 7 April, EisnerAmper Ireland hosted “Ireland, Gateway to Europe” in the Bloomsbury Hotel, London.  Co-founded by EisnerAmper Ireland in 2012, Ireland Gateway to Europe is a not-for-profit collective of Irish service providers who showcase Ireland as Europe’s premier investment location by providing international companies seeking to expand into Europe with a secure resource network for business expansion, and access to an experienced, professional network of service providers.  2017 is the first year the event is taking place both in the UK in April and in the US in September.  The Ireland Gateway to Europe event in London focused on why the City of London’s leading financial institutions are choosing Ireland to future-proof their access to the EU.  Ray Kelly, Partner at EisnerAmper Ireland’s Financial Services team, and David Montgomery, Head of Risk & Regulatory Advisory at EisnerAmper Ireland, attended the event.  Guest speakers included John Bruton and Willy Walsh and David Montgomery was one of panellists at the event, joined by Chief Executives from international and Irish banks, financial institutions and professional services firms.  The event was a great success and we look forward to the next gathering in the US in September.

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23.3.2017

New Partner Appointments at EisnerAmper Ireland

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jennifer Kelly and Tom Brennan as Partners. These appointments represent a further strengthening of our teams advising the International Business and Financial Services sectors while adding significant experience, expertise, ideas and perspectives to our group of 10 Partners and c.100 staff.

Jennifer and Tom lead the provision of outsourcing services, management & regulatory reporting, financial accounts preparation and ongoing advisory services to our clients operating in the International Business and Financial Services sectors.

Jennifer Kelly has played a key role in the development of EisnerAmper Ireland, having joined the firm in 2004.  Jennifer’s primary focus has been on the provision of advice and support services to corporates doing business in Europe through Ireland.  Having been a Director of the Firm in recent years, Jennifer will lead the provision of our outsourcing, company secretarial and compliance services.

Tom Brennan joined EisnerAmper Ireland in January this year, having previously been CFO and Director of Mercer Ireland, the Irish business of Mercer’s global financial services company.  Tom was also Director of Mercer’s Investment Manager, a MiFid regulated pan-European investment manager.

Tom’s responsibilities and projects included accounting process re-engineering; the creation of accounting hubs across Europe; and leading project management teams across different geographical locations in the areas of finance transformation, organisational design, shared services and finance systems implementations for staff across EMEA.

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8.3.2017

EisnerAmper LLP is awarded Best Global Accounting Firm

EisnerAmper LLP was named Best Global Accounting Firm in the 2017 Global Service Provider Awards Survey conducted for Hedgeweek Global.  The Global Service Provider Awards are amongst the hedge fund industry’s most prestigious and competitive awards and are based on a rigorous peer review survey of Hedgeweek’s readers, which includes a global audience of investors, fund managers and industry service providers.

The high profile awards ceremony took place in London on Friday 3 March 2017 and Alastair Mac Donald, Managing Partner, Diarmaid O’Keeffe, and Ray Kelly, Partners at EisnerAmper Ireland, joined our colleagues from EisnerAmper LLP to celebrate their achievement.  Charles Weinstein, EisnerAmper LLP’s Chief Executive Officer, said that EisnerAmper LLP was honoured to be receiving the award and to being recognised as the preeminent accounting and advisory firm in the alternative investment marketplace.

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