Matheson Seminar Discusses ‘Skilled Person Reports’


A well-attended Matheson breakfast seminar this morning discussed the new Central Bank of Ireland powers that require firms to prepare "skilled person reports". Introduced last year, these reports are now expected to become a common part of the Central Bank's supervisory and enforcement toolkit.

As the new "skilled person reports" are similar to the UK's existing so-called "s166" reports, Matheson invited UK experts to share their experience in dealing with such reports. The audience of 100 or so senior management, compliance officers and in-house counsel also heard from Joe Beashel, partner and head of Matheson's Regulatory Risk Management and Compliance and Matheson partner Carina Lawlor.

Joe Beashel said, "These reports are a...

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