Hugh Mcdowell BL

Hugh McDowell B.L., Law Library of Ireland
Regulatory Investigations 2020 Speaker

Hugh McDowell is a practising barrister specialising in commercial and regulatory litigation. He has represented several State agencies in regulatory prosecutions, has sat as a legal assessor at disciplinary hearings, and is the secretary of the Professional Regulatory and Disciplinary Bar Association.

Hugh’s upcoming presentation will consider the regulatory prosecution of managers and directors, and will address the following issues at the Regulatory Investigations 2020:

  • The criminal liability of managers and directors
  • The statutory context
  • The Supreme Court decision in DPP v. TN [2020] IESC 26 – what is a ‘manager’?
  • The distinction between managers and directors
  • A comparative analysis with other European jurisdictions

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