R&D Incentives in the Maritime, Energy and IT Sectors

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Cork


8.30am - 9.00am Registration and light breakfast
9.00am - 11.00am Business Briefing


IMERC, Energy Cork and IT@Cork, in partnership with KPMG’s R&D Incentives Practice, are pleased to invite you to a business briefing examining how the R&D tax credit – worth up to 25% of your qualifying R&D activities – can help you to finance your innovative activities.


Speakers from KPMG’s R&D Incentives Practice will provide an overview of the R&D tax credit regime, case studies and practical examples of qualifying activities in the maritime, energy and IT sectors, and insights into Revenue audits of claims. The briefing will also look at the recently updated Revenue guidance for the R&D tax credit regime and how this might impact claims.




Michael Lynch. Partner, Cork Tax, KPMG

Michael leads KPMG’s Cork Tax Practice, advising multinational and Irish headquartered companies.


Ken Hardy. Partner, R&D Incentives Practice Leader, KPMG
Ken leads KPMG’s R&D Incentives Practice and is acknowledged as the thought-leader in the R&D tax credit space.


James Keating. Manager, R&D Incentives Practice, KPMG
James is a Manager in KPMG’s R&D Incentives Practice, advising Munster-based clients on their R&D tax credit claims.


To RSVP, please email For further information, please call 021 425 4502.


Financial Reporting Updates

7.30am – Monday, 8 June and Tuesday, 9 June 2015

The Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2


KPMG is holding two Financial Reporting breakfast briefings and invite you to join us at one or both briefings.


Monday, 8 June 2015

FRS 102 and New Company Law

This seminar will focus on the practical issues that are likely to arise on transitioning to FRS 102 in 2015, in addition to dealing with the impact of new Irish company law. 


Tuesday, 9 June 2015

FRS 101 and New Company Law

This seminar will focus on the practical issues that are likely to arise on transitioning from old Irish GAAP to FRS 101 in 2015. In addition, we will look at the impact of new Irish company law. 


If you are interested in attending, please email