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Regulatory InvestigationsApril 26, 2019

An Irish version of the FBI? The Corporate Enforcement Authority under the spotlight

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In the latest edition of Finance Dublin, Muireann Reedy, reviews the Government's published draft legislation, the “General Scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018” (the “Scheme”) which if enacted will establish a Corporate Enforcement Authority (the “CEA”), which is intended to be "an Irish version of the FBI" to tackle white-collar crime. Muireann looks at how the new Authority will differ from the ODCE, examines some of its proposed new powers, and asks what this will mean for white-collar crime.

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