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Clodagh Byrne & Anna Curley attend Young Professionals Networking Event

On Thursday 17 May 2018, EisnerAmper Ireland’s Clodagh Byrne, Assistant Manager in Risk & Regulatory and Anna Curley, Manager in Tax attended the Young Professionals Networking Event hosted by Mason, Hayes & Curran. The event was a great opportunity for networking and professional development.

We develop practitioners, not just accountants.

Our trainees are involved in all elements of practice management from day one. From the outset, trainees work closely with partners and senior management to deliver services to our key markets. This approach facilitates our trainees getting hands on experience while also developing the core awareness, knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed in their careers. To learn more about our trainee programme, click here.

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EisnerAmper Ireland hosts iNED Forum with Insurance Ireland

On Thursday 17 May 2018, EisnerAmper Ireland & Insurance Ireland hosted the first in a series of iNED fora in the St. Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, Dublin 2. The format for the event was that of a workshop and the primary focus was on the role of the INED through different prisms – those of INED representatives, external assessors and regulatory and legal specialists.

Dave Montgomery, Partner, Head of Risk & Regulatory at EisnerAmper Ireland acted as the MC for the afternoon and the panelists included:

  • Dick O’Driscoll, Independent Non-executive Director, Axa Insurance Ireland, Chair and member of Insurance Ireland INED Council
  • Clive Brownlee, Praesta
  • John Larkin, Chairman and Partner, William Fry
  • Caitriona Somers, Independent Non-executive Director

EisnerAmper Ireland is delighted to be working with Insurance Ireland and their dedicated INED Council to support the delivery of their Annual INED Seminar earlier this year in addition to co-hosting a series of bespoke INED Fora throughout 2018.  As the voice of insurance actively promoting the highest standards, Insurance Ireland represents 95% of the domestic market and more than 80% of Ireland’s international life insurance market.  The Insurance Ireland INED Council promotes best practice for insurance industry INEDs in addition to acting as a sounding board for entities, organising appropriate training and acting as a networking hub.

At EisnerAmper, we design business & compliance solutions to make trade happen.

As Head of Risk & Regulatory at EisnerAmper Ireland, Dave Montgomery leads a team in the provision of regulatory, risk management, audit and advisory solutions to Insurers and Reinsurers operating in or through Ireland.  As a former regulator with the Central Bank of Ireland, Dave supervised insurance and reinsurance firms and also worked on the development and implementation of the PRISMTM framework.  If we can assist you or your business in any way, please contact Dave Montgomery.

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As Regulatory Compliance Manager within our Risk & Regulatory team, Stephen Gormley advises financial services providers on risk, regulatory and compliance-related matters.  Stephen provides pre-inspection assessments, supports clients throughout the regulatory engagement cycle and specialises in the design and implementation of risk and compliance frameworks.  If we can assist you or your business in any way, please contact Stephen Gormley.

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Pat Cloran appointed as Partner and Head of Risk & Quality

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Pat Cloran as Partner and Head of Risk & Quality in EisnerAmper Ireland.  This appointment represents a further strengthening of our Risk & Quality function, which supports our delivery of advice and audit services to the Financial Services, International Trade and Government markets.  Pat also adds significant experience, expertise, ideas and perspectives to our group of 11 Partners and c.100 staff.

Pat’s role includes maintaining a centre of excellence for audit and financial reporting technical knowledge, addressing technical training needs and managing the Firm’s compliance requirements.  In carrying out this role, Pat leverages his extensive experience of building collaborative working relationships with clients, firms and regulators both locally and internationally. 

Prior to joining EisnerAmper Ireland, Pat was Head of Quality Assurance in the Professional Standards department (previously Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board) of Chartered Accountants Ireland for five years.  In addressing the strategic objective of ensuring that Chartered Accountants provide services of the highest quality, competently, honestly and with integrity, Pat led a team of inspectors that carried out monitoring visits to member firms.

Prior to working with Chartered Accountants Ireland, Pat spent 14 years in practice with PwC in Dublin and Sydney, providing audit and regulatory assurance services to the firm’s financial services clients including banks, insurance companies, stockbrokers and property trusts. 

At EisnerAmper, we design business & compliance solutions to make trade happen.

At EisnerAmper Ireland, we design business and compliance solutions for financial services & regulated entities – providing audit, internal audit, risk & regulatory, tax and advisory services.  If you have any queries or if we can assist you in any way, please do not hesitate to contact Pat Cloran.

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EisnerAmper Ireland attends Irish Funds Global Conference 2018

On Thursday 17 May 2018, EisnerAmper Ireland’s Ray Kelly, Partner, Financial Services; Gavin Lee, Head of International Trade; and David Carroll, Senior Manager, Financial Services attended the Irish Funds Global Conference held in the Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1.

The conference, which is now in its 20th year, is a landmark in the international funds industry calendar and attracts a wide range of participants from across the international investment funds community. The conference brings together prominent industry speakers to discuss current issues and challenges facing the international investment funds industry. The event included insightful presentations, keynote talks and panel discussions from internationally recognised industry experts and looked towards providing Irish solutions for fund managers globally.

At EisnerAmper, we design business & compliance solutions to make trade happen.

On Wednesday 16 May 2018, Gavin Lee, David Carroll and Cian Collins attended the golf outing for the Annual Global Funds Conference in Luttrelstown Golf Course, Dublin. The pre-conference event was a great opportunity to connect with our colleagues in the funds industry.

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EisnerAmper Ireland attends basis.point annual lunch

On Friday 4 May, Diarmaid O’Keeffe, Partner & Head of Financial Services, David Carroll, Senior Manager, Financial Services; Sheila Mullally, Senior Manager, Tax; and Anna Curley, Manager in Tax attended the basis.point Annual Spring Lunch in the Mansion House, Dublin 2. The event was a great success and we were delighted to have the opportunity for members of our team to enjoy a pleasant afternoon and connect with our contacts.

We care about business and we care about the people we work with in business.

EisnerAmper Ireland are proud supports of basis.point, the Irish Fund Industry’s initiative to come together to help make a difference to those in need. To find out more or to donate, click the link below.

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At EisnerAmper Ireland we create business & compliance solutions for Asset Managers and Funds to make trade happen. If we can assist you or your business in this regard, please contact Diarmaid O’Keeffe.


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Gavin Lee attends American Chamber of Commerce Emerging FDI Network expansion launch

On Thursday, 3 May 2018, Gavin Lee, Head of International Trade at EisnerAmper Ireland, attended the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland‘s Emerging FDI Network expansion launch.

The launch was hosted by Arthur Cox and attended by leaders of globalising US and Irish businesses in addition to the U.S Embassy, IDA Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and Select USA. The event was a great opportunity to connect with industry leaders within the US and Irish FDI communities, promoting economic growth through the Emerging FDI Network.

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Our dedicated International Business team provides local knowledge, ideas and support to businesses choosing Ireland as their Gateway to Europe. If you or your company are looking to expand into Europe, using Ireland as a base, contact Gavin Lee or visit our International Trade page for further information.

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EisnerAmper Ireland attend the Insurance Ireland Annual Lunch 2018

On Wednesday, 2 May 2018 Dave Montgomery, Partner, Risk & Regulatory; Tom Brennan, Partner, Risk & Regulatory; and Gavin Lee, Head of International Trade at EisnerAmper Ireland attended the Insurance Ireland Annual Lunch 2018. The flagship annual gathering for the insurance industry was held in the Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin 4. The event was a great opportunity for organisations across the Insurance market to meet and to network.

The guest of honour for the event was Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, Professor of Economics at NUI Galway and member of the Commission of the Central Bank of Ireland and Chair of the joint ESRI/Department of Finance Research Programme on the Macro-economy and Taxation.

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At EisnerAmper, we design business & compliance solutions for Insurance & Reinsurance firms. In this regard, where we can assist you and your organisation, please contact Dave Montgomery or visit our Insurance & Reinsurance page for further information on our services.

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EisnerAmper Singapore hosts launch event

On Thursday, 19 April 2018, EisnerAmper Singapore (formerly Saw Meng Tee & Partners PAC) held its official launch in The Westin, Singapore.  Speakers at the launch event included Saw Meng Tee, Managing Partner of EisnerAmper Singapore; Nicholas Tsafos, Director and Chairman of the Board of EisnerAmper Global; Alastair MacDonald, Managing Partner of EisnerAmper Ireland; and Charles Weinstein, Chief Executive Officer of EisnerAmper LLP.

More than 200 people attended the welcome luncheon at The Westin and the event was hosted by Steven Chia of Chanel News Asia.  Attendees from Singapore’s Monetary Authority and Economic Development Board helped underscore the importance of this move for both EisnerAmper Global and the Republic of Singapore. The afternoon also included an informative Q&A session facilitated by Chia.

EisnerAmper Singapore provides specialist accounting, advisory, outsourcing and risk & regulatory services to international and domestic clients operating in Singapore and across Asia.  At EisnerAmper Singapore’s launch, Managing Partner Saw Meng Tee told guests “We have taken 18 years since setting up our firm in 1999 to reach this milestone and we would like to thank everyone for your support and patience as we grew. Thank you for supporting us through our rebranding”.

EisnerAmper Ireland and Saw Meng Tee & Partners PAC have been working closely together over the past two years to further develop existing ties between Ireland and Singapore.

For further information o EisnerAmper Singapore, click here.

Pictured above from left to right: Frank Keane, Partner, EisnerAmper Ireland; Nicholas Tsafos, Partner, EisnerAmper LLP (United States); Peter Cogan, Partner, EisnerAmper LLP (United States); Saw Meng Tee, Managing Partner, EisnerAmper Singapore; Charles Weinstein, Chief Executive Officer, EisnerAmper LLP; Alastair MacDonald, Managing Partner, EisnerAmper Ireland; and Gavin Lee, Head of International Trade, EisnerAmper Ireland.

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EisnerAmper Ireland attend CASSD table quiz in aid of DEBRA Ireland

We had a great time last night at the CASSD table quiz in aid of DEBRA Ireland, where over €400 was raised in the raffle.  DEBRA Ireland is the national charity which provides patient support services to families living with EB (epidermolysis bullosa), a genetic skin condition, in Ireland. If you wish to read more about Debra Ireland or to donate, click here.

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Clodagh Byrne attends Emerging Leaders Networking Breakfast

We were delighted to have EisnerAmper Ireland’s Clodagh Byrne attend the Emerging Leaders Networking Breakfast on Cross-Cultural Communications with the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland this morning in Ulster Bank‘s head office.  The breakfast was a great opportunity to network and discuss the subjects of inclusion and diversity with the wider business community.  To read more about the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, click here.

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EisnerAmper Ireland hosts coffee morning for Daffodil Day 2018

On Friday 23 March 2018, EisnerAmper Ireland hosted a coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society for Daffodil Day 2018.  It was great to support an excellent cause while enjoying some delicious cakes made by our hardworking EisnerAmper Ireland team.

Each year Daffodil Day sees thousands of volunteers selling daffodil pins and flowers on streets, in businesses, homes and in shopping centres across Ireland; or hosting a Daffodil Day Coffee Morning to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society’s nationwide care services for those with, and affected by, cancer in Ireland. For more details, and to make a donation, please see the Irish Cancer Society’s website here.

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EisnerAmper Ireland staff attend CASSD Gala Ball 2018

EisnerAmper Ireland’s Trainee’s attended the Chartered Accountants Student Society Dublin (CASSD) Gala Ball 2018 on Saturday 10 March 2018.  The event was a great opportunity to enjoy a night of socialising after working hard all week on behalf our clients.

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