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Jersey | 24. 04. 2018

Directors' Duties & Liabilities (half-day) Forum

The Regulator has made it very clear that responsibility for the overall culture of firms sits at the top of the organisation.This forum seeks to empower senior FSB professionals to understand both the global and domestic risks and implications presented by the ever-changing regulatory environment and the associated personal risk using contemporary case studies and expert speakers to highlight key areas.

2018-04-24 09:00:00 2018-04-24 13:00:00 Europe/London Directors' Duties & Liabilities (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Why the need for bespoke training at this level?

Why the need for bespoke training at this level?

The Regulator has made it very clear that responsibility for the overall culture of firms sits at the top of the organisation.This forum seeks to empower senior FSB professionals to understand both the global and domestic risks and implications presented by the ever-changing regulatory environment and the associated personal risk using contemporary case studies and expert speakers to highlight key areas. 

There will be opportunities throughout the event to ask questions of subject matter experts to maximise the delegates learning experience.

Please note that one hour of CPD will be awarded for the reading of relevant articles provided in advance of the event.

Who this event is for

All senior managers considering a Board promotion, also individuals who are currently acting as a director on client structures and those who have formal Executive positions including NEDs.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: £225

We offer the following discounts for this event:

20% for JCOA, JADO & IoD members
10% for ICA, Jersey Chamber, KYC360°members & Corporate Partners (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

Learning outcomes

Having attended this event, delegates will:

  • Have a greater appreciation of the personal nature of directors duties and potential liabilities
  • Understand the standard that must be reached and maintained and the likely repercussions if they fail or breach that standard
  • Know where to obtain advice on how to recognise, mitigate and manage those risks through good governance and effective insurance
2018-04-24 09:00:00 2018-04-24 13:00:00 Europe/London Directors' Duties & Liabilities (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:45 – 09:00
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Recap on what is meant by Directors Duties

Jo French, Director of Education at Jersey International Business School

09:00 – 09:45
  • Review of the statutory minimum
  • What is meant by a fiduciary duty and how a breach may have personal repercussions
  • What are their risks when acting as a director?
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Risk of claims against directors

Beverley Lacey, Advocate at Lacey Advocates

09:45 – 10:30
  • When can a claim be made against a director?
  • Review of recent important Jersey case Carlyle Capital v Conway
  • Consider the key points arising from this and other cases and lessons to be learned

Refreshment break

10:30 – 10:45
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Managing the Risk of a constructive trust claim

Jo French, Director of Education at Jersey International Business School

10:45 – 11:30
  • What is a Constructive Trust?
  • Where is the risk in Trust and Company administration?
  • Case study - Managing civil risk in Fraud and Corruption cases
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Is your Insurance cover fit for purpose?

Tim Mitchell, Practice Leader – Professional Risks at Rossborough

11:30 – 12:15
  • What risks need to be considered?
  • Common myths surrounding PI and D&O insurance
  • Avoiding a nasty surprise if things go wrong
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Prevention better than cure – ensuring good governance

Jo French, Director of Education at Jersey International Business School

12:15 – 13:00
  • How Governance can enhance a Board
  • Ingredients for success
  • Culture – How to deal with dominant individuals
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Event Speakers

Jo French 400 X 400

Jo French

Financial Crime Prevention Education Training and Development Manager at BPP

Jo has worked in offshore financial services since 1988 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Jo previously ran the ICSA programme at BPP Professional Education where her students won many of the international prizes. Jo has also taught on CMI and ACCA.

In addition she is a senior lecturer for the International Compliance Association delivering on their full range of AML and compliance qualifications. As well as exam training and involvement on JIBS’s extensive public programme, Jo specialises in developing bespoke, technical in-house CPD programmes covering a range of AML, compliance and governance issues. Clients include the British Bankers' Association, the Association of Corporate Service Providers in the Isle of Man and the Guernsey Training Agency.

A committed educationalist, Jo obtained a First Class Law Degree in 2005 (LLB), facilitated through the Open University. In 2015 she was awarded a Merit in a Masters in Law (LLM) from Queen Mary University of London specialising in financial services law. She is passionate about the delivery of accessible and innovative training courses.

400 X 400 Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell

Practice Leader – Professional Risks at Rossborough

Tim Mitchell is the professional risks practice leader for Rossborough Professional Risks, responsible for driving forward its specialist broking service for financial institutions. 

Mr Mitchell holds over twenty years’ experience in the insurance markets and is a professionally qualified insurance practitioner. He specialises in providing insurance solutions to help mitigate the increasing complexity of risks faced by offshore financial institutions.  Principally this involves the traditional risks namely professional indemnity, directors’ & officers’, as well as emerging risks, cyber and transactional liabilities.

Mr Mitchell holds a degree in International Shipping and Maritime Law and is an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII).

400 X 400 Beverley Lacey

Beverley Lacey

Advocate at Lacey Advocates

With over 25 years' experience, Beverley Lacey is a leading litigation practitioner and has acted on many of the major disputes and cases to come before the Island's courts and on countless confidential regulatory investigations and enforcement cases. Beverley was a senior litigation partner with Mourant Ozannes (1990-2012) when she left to establish Lacey Advocates.

Beverley Lacey is lawyer of choice for financial institutions, key individuals, regulators and government agencies, particularly in relation to:

  • Jersey Financial Services Commission investigations and enforcement actions
  • AML/CFT and sanctions issues
  • Fiscal inquiries and investigations
  • Boardroom and shareholder disputes
  • Trust litigation
  • Insolvency procedures
  • A Crown Advocate, Beverley Lacey also prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of HM Attorney General.
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Jersey International Business School

12/13 Caledonia Place, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3NG

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If you require accommodation to attend this event, we would advise staying at the Royal Yacht Hotel, which is located on the same road at Jersey International Business School and only a minute walk away.

Bed and breakfast rates:

  • Silver double room – £168.00
  • Gold double / twin room – £232.00
  • Gold deluxe double room – £254.00
  • Platinum double room – £289.00

Please contact the hotel reservations team direct at reception@theroyalyacht.com to obtain these discounted prices.

The Royal Yacht Jersey