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Director Restriction and Disqualification in the context of the potential impact of Covid 19 on business insolvency.


with Gearoid Costelloe, Barrister

Content will include:

  • Assessing the actions of Directors leading up to Insolvency.
  • The important role of the financial advisor, auditor, and legal advisor. 
  • Role of the Liquidators Section 682 Report to the ODCE ( previously “s.56 Report”, CLEA 2001). 
  • Legal process of restriction, the burden of proof, costs of an adverse decision , impacts arising for parties. 
  • Potential impact of Covid 19 on the assessment of “ honestly and responsibly” and general defences arising. 
  • Disqualification. 
  • Q and A. 

Gearoid will also bring some practical experience and advice to practitioners on the crucial areas to focus on when advising clients in financial difficulty.

Gearoid Costelloe was a Partner with Grant Thornton for 25 years.  He was previously a partner with Coopers and Lybrand.  Gearoid is a  Member of the ACCA since 1982 and Past President Irish Region and Munster Connaught Society. 

Gearoid acted as a Corporate Finance and Insolvency partner with GT for much of his career handling some high profile cases of Liquidation , Receivership and Examinership.   He was called to the Bar of Ireland 2010, now practising as a Barrister since last year having retired from Grant Thornton. Gearoid is an accredited CEDR Mediator. 

His specialist areas of practice are Commercial Law, Banking and Security, Company Law and Insolvency. 

Event details
Sector: Corporate Sector full day courses
Date: 09 July 2020
End Date: 09 July 2020
Duration: 1.5hrs
Venue: Online
Capacity: 65
Places: No free places
CPD Units*: 1.5
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Cost details
Members €30.00
Guest price €30.00
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