Fund managers outside the EU are increasingly looking to Ireland's thriving funds market as a way to access potential EU investors. Regulatory changes have allowed fund managers to take advantage of innovative approaches and strategies, resulting in record numbers of cross-border fund launches in the jurisdiction.

A recent report by Maples and Calder entitled Irish Funds Trends 2012-2015 examines the increase in Irish fund launches. This article was first published in October 2016 in The Hedge Fund Law Report.

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