SFA in partnership with the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) is delighted to invite members to join an in-depth briefing on common financial frauds for small businesses and security measures to protect SMEs from the threat.

Taking place on Wednesday, March 29th from 12:15pm - 2.30pm at BPFI Offices, Floor 3, One Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, where a light lunch will be provided on arrival from 12:15pm - 1:00pm.

To register see here.

Discussions will include:

  • fraud prevention measures specifically for SMEs;
  • types of fraud that SMEs must be especially wary of;
  • behaviours of employees in the Working From Home environment that leave SMEs particularly vulnerable to fraud.

Speakers and panellists include:

Opening Remarks: Brian Hayes, Chief Executive, BPFI;

Keynote Address: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney, T.D.;

Panel Discussion:

  • Chair: Niamh Davenport, Head of Financial Crime, BPFI;
  • Elizabeth Bowen, Public Affairs Lead , Small Firms Association;
  • Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan, Head of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau;
  • Nora Owen, former Minister for Justice; and
  • John Deane-O’Keeffe, Criminologist and Lecturer in Forensic Psychology.

This is a free and important event for all small businesses as the threat of financial fraud is on the rise.  

Start Date March 29, 2023
Time 12.15pm
Duration 2 hours
Delegate Price Free
Contact info@sfa.ie