Arthur Cox Hosts DCU Brexit Institute’s Conference on Brexit and Financial Services

12-04-2018

Repro Free: Arthur Cox Brexit seminar. Thursday 12th April 2018. Picture Jason Clarke

Pictured (L-R): Brian O’Gorman, Managing Partner, Arthur Cox; Joaquín Almunia, former European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and Vice President for Competition Policy; Federico Fabbrini, Director, DCU Brexit Institute

On Thursday, 12 April 2018, Arthur Cox hosted the DCU Brexit Institute’s conference on Brexit and Financial Services. It was the latest in a series of events and explored the implications of Brexit on the financial services industry in Ireland.

Brian O’Gorman, Managing Partner, Arthur Cox welcomed the DCU Brexit Institute and guests to the firm’s offices. The event was then opened by a keynote address by Joaquín Almunia, former European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and Vice President for Competition Policy.

In addition, there was a panel discussion chaired by Federico Fabbrini, Director of the DCU Brexit Institute, which featured Robert Cain, Arthur Cox; Mark Cummins, Dublin City University; Niamh Moloney, London School of Economics; and Valerio Scollo, GSK Luxembourg.

Repro Free: Arthur Cox Brexit seminar. Thursday 12th April 2018. Picture Jason Clarke

Pictured: Ed Sibley, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, Central Bank of Ireland

The event featured a closing keynote address by Ed Sibley, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, Central Bank of Ireland.  Ed discussed the possible impacts of Brexit on the Irish economy, the financial services system and financial services firms in Ireland. He also discussed the possible effect on the regulatory framework and commented on how prepared Irish regulated financial service providers are for Brexit. The full speech can be found here.