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Company Law Review


IoD Briefing Series: Designed for Directors, sponsored by Accenture

Paul Heffernan,

Paul Heffernan, Consultant, McCann FitzGerald LLP

Company law. EU regulations and legislation. 

Join Paul Heffernan who will reflect on material company law developments in 2023 and consider likely developments in 2024 that should be on directors' radar.

The webinar will address:

  • An overview of material company law developments in 2023. This includes, the European Union Company Conversions Regulations 2023, CRO Director PPS requirements, Employment and Companies Bill, the Screening of Third Country Transactions Act 2023.
  • Likely company law developments in 2024 that should be on a directors' radar, such as the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (EU) 2022/2464, the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, and the Gender Balance on Boards Directive (2022/2381).

This in-conversation webinar will include Paul Heffernan, Consultant, McCann FitzGerald, and Dr Margaret Cullen, Governance Advisor, IoD Ireland

This webinar is part of the IoD Briefing Series: Designed for Directors, sponsored by Accenture.

This event is exclusive to IoD Ireland members.

Paul Heffernan

Paul Heffernan

Consultant, Corporate Knowledge Team, McCann FitzGerald LLP

Paul Heffernan is a consultant in the Corporate Knowledge Team in McCann FitzGerald LLP. He was a partner in the corporate group up to 2019 and his practice area included company law and corporate governance related issues. He was member of the IoD legal panel and involved in the publication of all editions to date of the IoD Handbook for Directors.  He regularly contributes to the McCann FitzGerald Factsheets for IoD members.

Dr Margaret Cullen

Dr Margaret Cullen

Governance Advisor, IoD Ireland

Dr Margaret Cullen is a Governance Advisor for IoD Ireland, and is a member of the IoD Faculty, where she advises on governance training, research, and advocacy. Margaret holds a PhD in governance from University College Dublin (UCD). She is a specialist in the areas of corporate and investment fund governance. Margaret serves as a non-executive director on the boards of several financial services organisations and has extensive board and board committee experience. 

Is this eligible for CPD? 

  • Dimension Covered: Governance
  • Eligible Hours: 1 hour of Chartered Director CPD

This session may be eligible for other professional body CPD. Check with your relevant professional body. 

How do I attend? 

To reserve your space, click the ‘Book Now’ button. 

Once registered, we’ll send an email to confirm your booking with the option to add the event to your calendar.  We’ll also send a reminder with the link to access the session the day before the event. 

The event will take place on Zoom. Download it on Zoom if you don’t have it already. Please ensure you have a working microphone and camera to take part in our webinar. 

Want to connect with fellow members?  

Before the webinar, you will receive a list of the names and companies of all the attendees. 

Take the opportunity to connect. 

•    Reach out via the IoD Members’ LinkedIn Group.
•    Email the Events team we will make this happen on your behalf. 

For GDPR reasons, we cannot provide contact details on the attendee list. 

Get in touch with Anna Hannigan, Events Manager, IoD Ireland. 


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