CPD Blitz 2023 - ROI Online

Date & time: 14 December 2023 09:30 – 13:30

Our 2023 ROI CPD Blitz series is back! These sessions offer 10 CPD hours each and provide the latest updates in Financial Reporting, Sustainability Reporting, Taxation, and UK Company Law. Plus, all participants get access to a pre-recorded box set covering AI, cybersecurity, company valuations, and more.

09:30 am

Opening Address

Joe Carroll, Chartered Accountants Ireland

09:35 am

Future Proof Your Business

Russell Beck, ImagineThinkDo

10:30 am

Financial Reporting updates: excluding sustainability reporting

Brian Murphy, Deloitte
Dympha Cassidy, Deloitte

11:05 am

Sustainability Reporting

 Dr Louise Gorman, Trinity College Dublin

11:45 am - Break - 30 minutes

12:15 pm

Company Law Updates

John Darby, Consultant Solicitor

12:50 pm

Taxation Updates

Morna Canty-Ahern, Brass Tax Consultancy

1:25 pm

Closing remarks and Conference close

Joe Carroll, Chartered Accountants Ireland

Joe Carroll

Head Of Professional Development at Chartered Accountants Ireland

Russell Beck

Director of Inspiration and joint owner of ImagineThinkDo

An acknowledged thought leader, Russell draws on a diverse background having worked as an engineering project-leader in 25 countries, as European Head of Talent for Yahoo!, as Managing Director of a £120 million talent outsourcing business and Global Head of consulting for a £4 billion recruitment business.

  • Consults with leadership teams delivering keynotes interactive workshops and internationally accredited development programmes.
  • Regularly interviewed for articles in the Financial Times and the Institute of Leadership.

Brian Murphy FCA


Brian is a partner in Audit and Assurance in Deloitte. Brian has over 14 years experience providing audit and advisory services to a wide range of sectors, including retail, manufacturing. construction/real estate, engineering, hospitality and technology.

  • Lecturers and presents on a wide range of topics including audit, financial accounting reporting and finance on behalf of Chartered Accountants Ireland.
  • Past Chair of the Leinster Society and current Chair of CA Support.

Dympha Cassidy


Dympna is a Director in the Financial Reporting Advisory team within the audit and assurance practice in Deloitte. Dympna has over 12 years’ experience providing audit and advisory services with a focus on:

  • Providing CPD and training sessions on a wide range of accounting topics in various industries; and
  • Supporting with the interpretation and application of accounting guidance.

Dr Louise Gorman

Assistant Professor in Finance at Trinity College Dublin

  • Louise has lectured and researched in the areas of accounting, finance, corporate governance and sustainability reporting.
  • Louise is a non-executive director and regularly contributes to publications and events in the areas of corporate governance and sustainability at national and international level in the academic and professional communities.

John Darby


Solictor – Honours BCL law degree, University College Dublin with diplomas in European Law from Universite des Sciences Sociales, Toulouse and University of Amsterdam.

  • Has practised in-house with Diageo plc, Bord Gais Eireann and the Coca-Cola Company.
  • Frequent speaker in the areas of corporate and company law and lecturer on the Law Society’s Professional Course on Business Law and its Diploma Courses on Company Law and Corporate Governance.

Morna Canty-Ahern

Brass Tax Consultancy

Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Consultant, Assistant Lecturer in Taxation with Technology University of Shannon Midwest

  • Significant experience in the Finance sector, having started her career in practice, she has worked for several high-profile companies across the public and private sector.
  • Set up boutique tax firm Brass Tax Consultancy in 2017 based in the Midwest

OnDemand Boxset

Click the button below or use the QR code to access the OnDemand Boxset content