President Mary Laffoy, Commissioner Raymond Byrne and Commissioner Tom O’Malley appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach on 26th February 2019 to discuss the Commission’s two volume report on Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences which was published in October 2018.
You can access the press release issued at the time of the report’s publication and the full text of the report itself on the Commission’s website by following this link. You can also view and listen to the proceedings by following this link, access the full transcript of the proceedings here, access the text of the opening statement to the Committee as read by Commissioner Raymond Byrne here and access the Oireachtas press release regarding the LRC’s appearance before it here. There were a number of subsequent newspaper articles which covered the proceedings, details of which can be found as below:
Reform of banking law will close many gaps, says Commission / Harry McGee
High legal burden to prosecute individual bankers / Pádraig Hoare
More must be done to protect financial whistleblowers, committee told