Illicit Trade in Ireland: Uncovering the cost to the Irish economy
Date Thursday, 25 July 2013
Time 8.00am (registration and breakfast)
Venue Osprey Hotel, Devoy Quarter, Naas, Co. Kildare
Grant Thornton would like to invite you to our panel discussion on Illicit Trade in Ireland. The discussion follows on from the successful Grant Thornton conference on the Black Market in Ireland and the publication, Illicit Trade in Ireland: Uncovering the cost to the Irish economy. The event will consider the impact of Illicit Trade on the retail sector and SME’s.
Brendan Foster, Partner in Grant Thornton, will open the meeting with a presentation highlighting the key findings from the Illicit Trade report. He will then chair a panel discussion featuring:
- Anthony Lawlor T.D, Fine Gael
- Tony Hickey, RMI (Risk Management International) Ltd and
- Vincent Jennings, Convenience Stores & News Agents Association (CSNA).
The discussion will focus on the following key areas:
- Intellectual property
- Fuel Laundering
- Digital Piracy
- General counterfeit (Cloths, bags, luxury goods etc.)
If you are interested in attending please RSVP to Ben Whelan at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +353(0)1 6805 627