Joseph Shannon was promoted to CEO of Compliance Ireland in September 2015. He is also Head Regulatory Trainer and Regulatory Consultant.
Joseph Shannon is a Barrister and holds an LLM in International Criminal law with specific emphasis in Terrorist Financing from National University of Ireland Galway.
Before joining Compliance Ireland in 2011, Joseph was managing director of an Employment Law and Human Resource management Training practice. From this, Joseph has extensive experience in all areas of Employee Relations, Industrial Relations, employee policies and procedures, disciplinary and grievance procedures and dealing with bullying, harassment and sexual harassment in the workplace.
Through his work with Compliance Ireland, Joseph has gained further expertise in Training and providing advice on the Consumer Protection Code, Minimum Competency Code, Ethics, Fit and Proper Regime, all areas of Corporate Governance as well as Anti-Money Laundering and Data Protection requirements for firms. He has advised firms on Enforcement proceedings as well as providing guidance to entities on PRISM. Joseph also has considerable experience in the authorisation process for MiFID firms, Insurance Undertakings, Insurance Intermediaries, FX Brokerages and Payment Service Institutions.