Brexit – What Irish Brokers Need to Know


2 Grand Canal Quay, Dublin, Ireland

Date: 26th Apr 2017

Event Details

Location: William Fry offices, 2 Grand Canal Square Dublin 2

The IBA and William Fry are delighted to invite IBA members to a one hour presentation titled ‘Brexit – What Irish Brokers Need to Know’.

The presentation will give an important insight for Irish brokers on how to be best prepared for what lies ahead in the short and medium term following the UK’s decision to vote to leave the EU at the June 2016 Brexit referendum.

This seminar will focus on:

  • Demystifying Brexit and highlighting the importance for Irish brokers to actively manage their Brexit risk
  • Providing an overview of some of the suggested negatives and positives for the Irish insurance market including the loss by the UK of passporting rights, emerging approaches to restructuring cross-border insurance businesses and competition levels
  • The key legal implications for Irish brokers relating to company law, data protection, litigation and dispute resolution and insolvency
  • The potential tax implications for Irish brokers involved in the UK market.

The session will conclude with a Q&A session will address questions from the floor.

John Larkin, Head of Insurance, William Fry will discuss the key Brexit-related issues impacting Irish brokers from a legal and regulatory perspective. Ted McGrath, Tax Partner, will also briefly discuss the potential tax issues arising which may affect Irish brokers.

This is a free of charge for IBA members to attend. One hour CPD will be applicable to the event (subject to approval).

Register for this event on



To view William Fry’s presentation on Brexit – What Brokers Need to Know please click here

Some pictures from the William Fry Event:


John Larkin, Head of Insurance, William Fry presents to IBA members


IBA brokers at the William Fry event


Ted Mc Grath, Tax Partner, William Fry; Ciaran Phelan, CEO, IBA and John Larkin, Head Of Insurance, William Fry