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Brexit Briefing – What does it mean for you?

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** This event is now fully booked **

The Irish Exporters Association and William Fry invite you to attend our upcoming Brexit briefing, to educate and inform you of the potential implications of Britain leaving the EU following the “Leave” outcome of the recent UK referendum.

Venue: William Fry, 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Time: 7.30am – 12pm
Date: Thursday, 28th July 2016 

7.30am – 7.55am Tea / Coffee & Networking

7.55am – 8.10am Welcome & Introductions

8.10am – 9.10am Part 1 – Keynotes + Q&A 

9.10am – 9.40am Part 2 – Brexit “Inbound Opportunities for Ireland” Industry Perspective

9.40am – 10.00am Tea/Coffee & Networking

10.00am – 10.50am Part 3 – European Perspective + Q&A 

10.50am – 11.20am Part 4 – Brexit “Opportunities & Threats for Irish Companies” Industry Perspective

11.20am – 11.30am Close & Thank You


  • Bryan Bourke, Managing Partner, William Fry
  • Simon McKeever, Chief Executive, Irish Exporters Association
  • Conor Brophy, Journalist, RTE
  • Rory Montgomery, Second Secretary General, Department of the Taoiseach
  • A Senior UK Government Official
  • David Carthy, Head of FDI, William Fry
  • Shane Kelleher, Head of Financial Regulation Group, William Fry
  • Cormac Little, Head of EU & Competition, William Fry
  • Pat Cox, Former President of the European Parliament
  • Ana Boata, European Economist, Euler Hermes
  • Ted McGrath, Tax Partner, William Fry
  • Tom Hall, Head of Customer Treasury Services, AIB
  • Mike Buggy, Head of Risk Underwriting, Euler Hermes Ireland
  • Anthony Buckley, Assistant Secretary, Corporate Affairs & Customs, Revenue
  • Owen O’Byrne, Head of Product, Fire Financial Services Limited
  • Martin McVicar, Managing Director, Combilift

For more details please email

 @IrishExporters      #IEAbrexit

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