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21st IAP Annual Conference - 2016

Date: Sunday 11 September 2016 - Thursday 15 September 2016

Location: Dublin, Ireland

  • Conference venue:    Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland
  • Conference period:     11 – 15 September 2016
  • Conference theme:     “The Prosecutor and the Investigator”
  • Conference website:     www.iapdublin2016.com 

The theme for the conference is the relationship between the prosecutor and the investigator. This is a very important relationship which has evolved over time. Different models exist in various jurisdictions around the world. The conference will provide an opportunity to share best practice in managing the various elements of this relationship. Sub-themes which will be considered at the conference include:

Relationship between Prosecutor and Investigator

  • Best practice in managing investigator / prosecutor relationships – differing international models
  • Non-police investigators – working with regulatory and other specialised investigation agencies
  • Examining how investigators and prosecutors can acquire a better understanding of each other’s requirements
  • Joint investigation teams and other cross jurisdictional measures – experiences from an international perspective


  • Independence in directing investigations and making prosecutorial decisions
  • Maintaining ethical standards: requirements for investigators and prosecutors
  • Advising during the investigation phase
  • Admissibility of evidence

Case Management from investigation to conclusion of trial:

  • Gathering Evidence: challenges for prosecutor and investigator
  • Managing the challenges of investigating and prosecuting complex financial crimes
  • The use of technical experts
  • Following the evidence from investigation to trial

A preliminary outline programme is now available. Please click here to download.