‘Invest in Ireland’ event
Brendan Ringrose, partner in our Corporate team, was delighted to co-host and promote an ‘Invest in Ireland’ event for Canadian-based global technology, resources and life sciences businesses and financial institutions expanding their operations into the European market. The event, which was co-hosted by Fasken, EisnerAmper Ireland and Whitney Moore, was held in Toronto, Canada on 29 November 2018 and the panel of speakers included:
Clifford Sosnow, (Partner, Fasken) who moderated the panel as they discussed the key considerations and reasons to invest in Ireland in addition to opportunities surrounding Brexit.
Brendan Ringrose, (Partner, Whitney Moore) Brendan specialises in advising on mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, fundraisings and commercial agreements. His practice focuses on the mining, oil and gas and information technology sectors. Brendan will provide insights into setting up in Ireland from a legal perspective.
Cormac Doyle, (Tax Partner, EisnerAmper Ireland) Cormac is a Partner and head of the Firm’s tax team. As Head of Tax, Cormac leads a specialist team advising clients who are setting up and operating in Europe using Ireland as a base. Cormac will offer insights in relation to setting up in Ireland from a tax perspective.
Gavin Lee, (Head of International Trade, EisnerAmper Ireland) Gavin has recently joined EisnerAmper Ireland as Head of International Trade. Gavin brings with him over 20 years industry experience in the financial services, life sciences and telecommunications sectors. Gavin will share his extensive international business experience, having been previously based in the South Pacific, and more recently the EMEA region.
Deirdre Moran, (IDA Ireland) IDA Ireland, Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency is a non-commercial, semi-state body promoting Foreign Direct Investment into Ireland through a wide range of services. Deirdre will share insights from her 7 years’ experience based in California. She has recently relocated to Toronto to open IDAs Canadian office advising high-growth companies and the emerging technology sector in North America with regard to investing in Ireland.
Stephanie Lopinski, (Director, Global Communications, SOTI Inc.) Stephanie is a passionate storyteller, brand ambassador and marketing executive who coaches and develops teams to results. Specializing in high-growth companies, she has 10+ years of experience working across worldwide communications, brand, events, social and digital marketing for industry leaders including BlackBerry, Toyota and the Government of Ontario. She currently serves as Director of Global Communications for SOTI, an enterprise mobility & IoT management software company. Stephanie joined the panel to provide further insights into how Canadian companies can transition into Ireland.