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Partnership with The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland for Three Informative CPD Events

CGI Events

With the aim of enhancing expertise and strengthening the close relationship between notaries and corporate governance professionals, De Pinna Notaries proudly announces its collaboration with The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland. The partnership brought forth a series of three exclusive continuous professional development (CPD) events set to empower professionals with expert knowledge and skills.

Upcoming Events

Electronic Signatures – What are the risk elements and technical points of electronic signatures?

How do we ensure proper verification in the digital age, and what are the risks associated with electronic signatures? How can technology streamline your processes and benefit your organisation?

We covered topics such as:
  • What is a signature and does it matter if a signature is electronic?
  • The mechanics of applying an electronic signature.
  • What are Qualified and Advanced Electronic Signatures and who should have these?
  • The use of electronic signatures in notarial practice.
  • Electronic notarial acts and electronic apostilles.
  • Risks associated with electronic signatures and how to manage those risks effectively.
 
Speakers
  • Peter Swabey
    Policy and Research Director, Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland
  • Peter Adams
    Partner, De Pinna Notaries
  • Emily Borg
    Senior Associate, Scrivener Notary, De Pinna Notaries
  • Silvana Glibota-Vigo
    Group Head of Secretariat, Keller Group plc

Previous Events

Companies House Reforms – The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023

The implementation of the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act meant sudden changes to working practices for company registration.  We discussed the best ways to navigate this landscape and develop your processes.

We covered topics such as:
  • The introduction of identity verification for directors and PSCs of companies.
  • Restrictions on the use of corporate directors.
  • The role of an authorised corporate service provider.
  • The register of members and changes to the information to be recorded.
  • Keeping the register of directors and the PSC register centrally.
  • Changes to limited partnership law.
  • The effect of the Act on limited liability partnerships.
  • The registration of overseas companies and the Register of Overseas Entities.
 
Speakers
  • Peter Swabey
    Policy and Research Director, Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland
  • Phillip Journeaux
    Partner, De Pinna Notaries
  • Iain Ostrowski-Rogers
    Consultant, Scrivener Notary, De Pinna Notaries
  • Stephanie Michael
    Operational Risk, Governance & Company Secretary, Trenitalia UK

Notaries – What they do and what you should look out for when choosing one

In this webinar our panel of experienced notaries and governance professionals discussed the role and benefits of notaries, and how to minimise risk in your organisation.

We covered topics such as:
  • An overview of the notarial function around the world and how notaries operate in England and Wales.
  • Risk assessment and risk management by notaries: sanctions, money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud.
  • Services provided by notaries in England and Wales.
  • The workflow for notarising a company power of attorney.
  • Apostilles and consular legalisation.
  • Getting added value from your chosen notary.
 
Speakers
  • Victoria Penrice
    Immediate Past President, The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland
  • Emily Borg
    Senior Associate, Scrivener Notary, De Pinna Notaries
  • Iain Ostrowski-Rogers
    Consultant, Scrivener Notary, De Pinna Notaries
  • Chelsea Chivers
    Head of UK Portfolio Services, The Law Debenture Group

Registration Details:

Participation in each event is open to professionals and enthusiasts keen on advancing their knowledge.

About The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland:

The Chartered Governance Institute is a global leader in governance, risk management, and compliance. With a rich history spanning decades, it has consistently set the standard for excellence in governance education and professional development.

About De Pinna Notaries:

Through this collaboration, De Pinna Notaries aims to contribute to the professional development of individuals in the field of corporate governance and reinforce its commitment to excellence. Join us on this journey of knowledge and professional growth.

For more information email info@depinna.co.uk.

Date: 20 March 2024  |  Time: 12:30 – 13:30 BST  |  Venue: Webinar via Zoom. |  Price: Free  |  Register Now