The Compliance Files

If you work in compliance you will not want to miss our new podcast series. The Compliance Files is a unique podcast series, giving you access to industry insights and key perspectives on how the evolving regulatory landscape is driving change, challenge and opportunity for compliance professionals everywhere.

 Episode 6:

The Voice of Compliance - is with Stephen Hudson Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer, at Permanent TSB discuss the importance of firm-wide AML frameworks, the role of the compliance professional and the role of the first line of defence in managing AML risk.

 Episode 5:

The Voice of Compliance - is with Kian Caulwell, Head of Conduct Risk and Compliance Advisory, KBC Bank Ireland and member of the ACOI Consumer Protection Working Group. Kian discusses some important Conduct talking points, he outlines what is conduct risk and the role of the compliance professional plus, the role of the first line of defence in managing conduct risk.

Episode 4:

In this week's episode ACOI President, Kathy Jacobs, speaks with MB Donnelly, Assistant Commissioner at the Irish Data Protection Commission, as Head of Communications, Regulatory Strategy, EU Projects and DPO Networks, about what it takes to put together the Data Protection Commission Annual Report and what everyone should take from it.

Episode 3:

To mark International Women’s Day, #choosetochallenge, Kathy Jacobs, President of ACOI spoke to Irish female leaders in regulation and legislation about their leadership experiences. Hear from Mary Elizabeth Munn, Director of Credit Institutions Supervision at the Central Bank of Ireland, Jennifer Dolan, Assistant Commissioner with the Data Protection Commission, the DPC’s Head of Children’s Policy, and Senator Fiona O’Loughlin, Chair of the Oireachtas Education and Skills Committee.


Episode 2:

In the second episode we hear from Joe Beashel, a partner in the Financial Institutions Group and head of the regulatory risk management and compliance team at Matheson. Joe discusses the lifecycle of a Fintech from authorisation to regulations and why Ireland is so attractive to this industry. In this episode we will also hear from Andrew Quinn, Head of FinTech and Financial Services, Professional Accountancy Training, speak with Kathy Jacobs, ACOI President, about the ACOI's latest educational offering the Professional Diploma in FinTech Risk and Compliance.

Episode 1: 

Our inaugural guest is Seána Cunningham, Director of Enforcement and Anti-Money Laundering at Central Bank of Ireland. The podcast covers a wide range of topics with Seána providing valuable insights into the Central Bank’s 2021 priorities.


If you have any ideas for a podcast or would like to feature in our Compliance Files series, email