Ian McLaughlin, the Principal, and Founder of FSLearn and FS Regulatory Solutions, is responsible for building the content of the FSLearn modules either directly or sourcing other industry subject matter experts to contribute.
Previous positions include (i) General Counsel, Company Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer at NBC Global Finance Limited, a proprietary trading firm authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland and a London Stock Exchange member firm where he established the legal and compliance functions (ii) Corporate and Treasury Solicitor at Bank of Ireland (BOI) where his main responsibilities included advising BOI Group Treasury and BOI Global Markets on a range of capital markets transactions and associated regulatory reform. and (iii) working in private practice in Dublin for Dillon Eustace and Maples.
He is a Chartered Company Secretary and an Associate (ACIS) of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and is admitted as (i) a Solicitor in Ireland (non-practicing) and England and Wales and (ii) an Attorney at Law to the New York Bar (non-practicing).
In addition, Ian has served in a variety of Non-Executive Director, Chair and Board Advisory positions within financial services and other sectors. He has also performed a variety of regulated positions on an interim basis for firms in Ireland (CCO, CRO, MLRO).
Christopher Aboud, the Client Relationship Manager at FSLearn, is responsible for the management of the client experience from onboarding to certification at the completion of courses. Christopher acts as a designated point of contact for clients when it comes to reporting, functionality, and any general or technical queries.
FSLearn is not regulated or authorised by the Law Society of Ireland, the Solicitors Regulatory Authority or any other regulatory body to give legal advice and any person providing compliance or regulatory advice for or on behalf of FSlearn provides that advice in the capacity of a compliance or regulatory consultant and not in the capacity of a practising lawyer even if they are a qualified lawyer and hold a current practising certificate.