ICSA event – “Directors’ Duties: mitigating the risks”

Isle of Man, 9 March 2015 – Juan Thornley, Counsel in Appleby’s Corporate department, will discuss ‘Directors’ duties: mitigating the risks” at the next Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Isle of Man branch event, to take place on 25 March 2015 at the Claremont Hotel, Douglas. The seminar will involve a brief recap of the duties to which directors are subject, with particular reference to recent offshore case law, and will outline practical steps to reduce the risks to the board.

Juan is an Isle of Man Advocate, British Virgin Islands solicitor and English solicitor (non-practising) and was seconded to Appleby's Cayman Islands office during 2013. He qualified with Appleby in 2005.

He advises on a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity and joint ventures, as well as banking and asset finance transactions. He has extensive experience of advising financial services businesses (particularly banks and insurers) on a range of matters from restructuring to ongoing compliance and he regularly acts for clients of fiduciary service providers and companies within the e-business sector.

Adrian Tinkler, ICSA IOM Chairman, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Juan to the ICSA and are very grateful to Appleby for their sponsorship to help make this event possible.”

The event starts at 6pm. Admission is free to members. Places for non-members (subject to availability) are £10 each.

For online booking please visit www.icsaiom.org. For further information about events or if you would like to be included on our emailing list then please contact icsa@manx.net 

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For further information, please contact Adrian Tinkler, ICSA Isle of Man Branch Chair

Adrian.Tinkler@marsh.com or icsa@manx.net  
+44 (0)7467 441223

or

Martin Norbury, Isle of Man Advertising & PR:

martin@isleofmanadvertising.com  
+44 (0)1624 620440


Notes to Editors:

  1. ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators) is the chartered membership and qualifying body for professionals working in governance, risk and compliance, including company secretaries. Our members work in all sectors and at every level of seniority. With over 120 years of experience, we champion high governance standards by providing qualifications, training, high-quality guidance and support (including technical resources, publications and software), and through our work with regulators and policy makers. 
    Website: www.icsa.org.uk 
  2. ICSA Isle of Man Branch was established in the early 1980s and represents the interests of approximately 450 members and students. Members are qualified as Chartered Secretaries who have completed the Institute’s rigorous examinations and work as administration, governance, risk, and compliance professionals. Students study towards the Certificate and Diploma in Offshore Finance and Administration before completing the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme, with modules including accounting, law, investments, business management, and governance.
    Website: www.icsaiom.org 

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