Annual Conference: Speakers’ Presentations

By john harding, Friday, 4th November 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: 2016.

 

 

The Law Reform Commission held its 2016 annual conference on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at St George’s Hall, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 as reported by the Sunday Independent.  This year's theme was ‘Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences’ and the following provides details of the various presentations made, where available:

 

 

 

 

 

Chair’s opening address

 

Mr Justice John Quirke, President, Law Reform Commission 

 

 

Session 1: Corporate Liability and Criminal Offences

 

Speaker: Professor David Ormerod, Professor of Criminal Justice, University of London, Commissioner, Law Commission of England and Wales

 

 

 

Reply: Dr Imelda Higgins, Barrister, Senior Associate, McCann FitzGerald Solicitors, Dublin

 

 

 

 

Reply: Professor Irene Lynch-Fannon, School of Law, University College Cork

 

 

 

Session 2: Regulatory Powers and Enforcement

 

Speaker: Professor Christopher Hodges, Professor of Justice Systems, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford

 

 

 

Reply: Ms Derville Rowland, Director of Enforcement, Central Bank of Ireland

 

 

 

Reply: Professor Colin Scott, Professor of EU Regulation & Governance, UCD Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin

 

 

Present and Past Presidents of the Law Reform Commission (L-R) : Mr. Justice John Quirke [President], Ms. Justice Catherine McGuinness, Mr. Justice Ronan Keane and Mr. Justice Declan Budd