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Ciaran Walker

Consultant, Eversheds Sutherland

Ciaran Walker is a qualified lawyer in Ireland, England &Wales. He is a Consultant in the Financial Services Regulation & Governance Group at Eversheds Sutherland and co-author of New Accountability in Financial Services: Changing Individual Behaviour and Culture.

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Ciaran Walker

Consultant, Eversheds Sutherland

Ciaran Walker is a Consultant for Eversheds Sutherland in their Financial Services Regulation & Governance Group and co-author of New Accountability in Financial Services: Changing Individual Behaviour and Culture

He has significant experience of advising Irish and international firms on a wide range of FS regulatory issues, such as CBI authorisations, corporate governance requirements, AML/CTF requirements, compliance with consumer protection requirements, on-going compliance with the applicable regulatory regime, regulatory investigations, Fitness & Probity.

Ciaran has particular experience in assisting firms to deal with potential/actual CBI investigations under the Administrative Sanctions Procedure (ASP) regime and assisting firms and individuals with issues that arise under the CBI’s Fitness & Probity regime. 

Prior to commencing with Eversheds Sutherland, Ciaran was Deputy Head of Enforcement in the Central Bank of Ireland.

Ciaran also presents papers on governance and culture in financial services at conferences internationally and has contributed to a chapter of the recent book on “White-collar crime in Ireland: Law and policy”. He was recently invited to present a paper on “The role of the Board of financial services firms in improving the firm’s culture” at a conference in Seattle, which is to be published in the University of Seattle Law Review.

Ciaran is a qualified solicitor in both Ireland, England & Wales.

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